Workshops

SCM offers a whole series of free Faith in Action workshops to engage and inspire our local groups on topics including prayer, theology and social justice.

Plus we've recently added training workshops on topics such as outreach, social media and interfaith activities. You can find these below the Faith in Action workshops on this page.

If you are interested in any of the workshops, please click on the links below to book a slot.

Loving the Earth, Caring for the Environment
In this workshop, you will learn together about the catastrophic effect humans have had on the environment in the 'anthropocene age', as well as the positive movements to save, protect and love the earth in recent times and what you can do to walk gently on this beautiful planet and encourage others to do the same.
Christians and Politics 1: Standing up for Our Beliefs
This workshop will explore the call to integrity in our lives as Christians- looking at stories from Jesus' life as well Christians throughout history who took a risk to stand up for their beliefs.
Christians and Politics 2: Disagreeing well
In this workshop, we will explore how to engage with people nonviolently, in order to build community and create space for an exchange of ideas, reconciliation, transformation and friendship.
Reading the Bible: The Gospels- differences and similarities
In this workshop, you will explore the differences and similarities between the four gospels. What is special about each one and which is your favourite?
Reading the Bible: Ruth and Jonah- who is my neighbour?
In this workshop, your group will explore the Old Testament books of Ruth and Jonah. How do they speak to us today?
Faith Reflection & Liberation Theology
In this workshop, you will learn about Liberation Theology, which is a movement for justice in the Church in South America and which uses the See-Judge-Act method of Faith (or Theological) Reflection.
Discipleship & Vocation
In this workshop, you will think about how you spend your time and how this matches up with what matters to you in life. You will also look at a simple prayer method for every day discipleship.
Creative Prayer and Worship
In this workshop, you will think about creative methods of prayer and worship to use with your group and your church.
Creative Bible Study
In this workshop, you will think about creative methods of Bible study to use with your group and your church.
End Hunger UK Campaign
In this workshop, you will explore the SCM End Hunger UK Campaign: why it matters, what the Bible says about it all, and what you can do!
New Campaign (TBC)
This workshop will be an introduction to our new campaign for 2017-18. Campaign TBC.
Training Workshop: Social Media
In this workshop, we’ll be talking about the pros and cons of social media platforms and how to use key ones such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Training Workshop: Event Planning
In this workshop, we’ll be exploring what makes a great event, how to manage your time, marketing your event and doing great follow-up.
Training Workshop: Outreach
In this workshop, you’ll be skilled up in running stalls, recruiting new members, coming up with engaging and interesting ideas for your weekly program and working in partnership with other societies.
Training Workshop: Fundraising & Budgeting
In this workshop we’ll be looking at how to manage a budget, keep your finances on track and fundraise more income to do the activities you want.
Training Workshop: Interfaith
In this workshop, we’ll be looking at running interfaith events, working in partnership and making friendships with students from other faiths.