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Snowflakes and White Poppies

Submitted by SCM on Fri, 10/11/2017 - 15:16

Symon Hill, Coordinator of the Peace Pledge Union, responds to criticism of the white poppy and the need for peace.

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The Poppy Question: An Anabaptist Response

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 09/11/2017 - 13:04

As I continue exploring discipleship, I am becoming convinced that the Anabaptist tradition has a lot to offer to those who want to follow Jesus. For this reason, as Remembrance Sunday approaches, I had an on-line chat with Cheryl and Michael Nimz from the Anabaptist Network UK to see what their perspective on poppies and pacifism would be.

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Rach's Diary - Lots of People

Submitted by Rach Collins on Wed, 08/11/2017 - 10:48

Rach loves meeting people! Here's a bit about the people she's met in the last couple of weeks.

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God's People on a Journey: The Big Picture of the Bible

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 06/11/2017 - 13:26

In the run up to A Light for All, SCM Members, Link Church leaders and Friends share their thoughts on the Bible, and how they relate to scripture in their walk with God. 

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Rach's Reflections - Wet Feet

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 06/11/2017 - 12:26

Rach’s reflection from her visit to Lancaster University Chaplaincy last night, where she shared food, worship and more food with the chaplain and student community.

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The Strength to Remain (A Blog for Black History Month)

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 25/10/2017 - 17:23

Bishop Dr. Delroy Hall writes in this Black History Month guest blog that black people still have much injustice to worry about in society, but despite everything, still find ways to thrive.

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The Mexican Day of the Dead is a Celebration of Life!

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 25/10/2017 - 16:42

Mexican Quaker, Marisol Reyes, explains how the 'Day of the Dead' festival came into being and what it means for Mexicans. 

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Loving the earth means being good stewards of creation

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 25/10/2017 - 15:20

Ellen Lesser, MA student at Exeter University, writes about what loving the earth means for her.

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Rach's Diary - Working 9-5?!

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 23/10/2017 - 12:03

Rach keeps up her random work-life balance with a whole week in Manchester before traveling around the Midlands - just for a change!

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Lizzie's Epic SCM Tour Diary

Submitted by Lizzie_G on Fri, 20/10/2017 - 18:01

This September I travelled the country to meet with SCM members and supporters. I was anxious – would my car hold together? (Lola’s exhaust and wheel have both fallen off recently…) Would I survive a 12 city tour in 7 days? Was the drive across the Yorkshire Moors coastline a stupid idea? Would I find the hope I was looking for...?

Thankfully, I wasn't disappointed.

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