Blogs

Rach’s Reflection: One Last Time

By Rach Collins on 6 Aug 2020

Rach reflects as she prepares to leave SCM after four years as the Regional Development Worker in the North West. 

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Anxious about the Climate Emergency?

By SCM on 4 Aug 2020

Jo Musker-Sherwood, Director of climate lobby specialists Hope for the Future, explores how to combat eco-anxiety as climate issues are exacerbated.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Activism in Exile

By SCM on 30 Jul 2020

Nathan explores how we can balance being safe in a pandemic with pursuing justice through the example of the lives of Tillich and Bonhoeffer.

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Sending Your Students Well

By NaomiNixon on 23 Jul 2020

When you buy an SCM Gift Membership for a student the excitement and anticipation of the welcome pack and the years to come with SCM will (hopefully!) be a joy and delight to them, but in case you want to bless them even further here are a few ideas!

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Exile As Opportunity: The Fringes and Hidden Corners of the Church

By SCM on 15 Jul 2020

Shanika reflects on the opportunity that lockdown brings to include those on the fringes of the church.

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Black Grief

By SCM on 9 Jun 2020

Yordanos reflects on the grief of being Black in a society that was built to oppress you.

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Zooming Off and Unexpected Fruits

By SCM on 9 Jun 2020

Revd Laura Rhodes, Chaplain at the University of Chester, marvels at the success that has been achieved in lockdown. 

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When Will Black Lives Matter?

By Deanna on 8 Jun 2020

Deanna reflects on the latest in a long list of (publicly known) murders of black people at the hands of American police, and what the black community need allies to do to enact proper, systemic change.

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It's Time To Listen

By Deanna on 8 Jun 2020

A collection of quotes from people in the black community on the current situation, the murder of George Floyd and what needs to happen now. We are so grateful to Joe, Amanda, Steve, Alicia, Theo, Mya, Paul and Claudette for taking the time to write down their thoughts, and to Deanna for collecting them all.

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Anti-Racism Resources

By Deanna on 8 Jun 2020

We all need to be committed to learning, praying, self-reflection and having those uncomfortable conversations that will help to deepen understanding and break down barriers, in order to work together to fight the injustices in our society.

We hope these resources will help you in your anti-racism education. Please feel free to share any resources you've found useful in the comments below! A huge thanks to Deanna Davis for collating these resources for SCM.

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