Blogs

Why You Should Stand for General Council

By SCM on 24 Mar 2021

Some of our current GC members shared with us how GC has allowed them to give back to the movement and gain valuable experience from volunteering with SCM, and why you should consider it too!

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SCM Statement on Nuclear Weapons

By Emma on 18 Mar 2021

Following the announcement of new plans to increase potential for nuclear weapons by the UK government, the General Council of the Student Christian Movement have issued the following statement:

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Stand for election to General Council 2021

By SCM on 16 Mar 2021

Are you passionate about the work of SCM? Do you want an opportunity to develop your skills? Stand for election to General Council!

 

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Lent in a Year of Wilderness

By Emma on 25 Feb 2021

I heard some people say last year that Lent 2020 was the ‘Lentiest Lent they’d ever Lented’. Our world was turned upside down, and I think we would all have had our doubts if we’d been told then that by Lent 2021, life would look much the same – physical distancing, rising death counts, and endless, endless, zoom calls! It feels like we’ve been wandering in the desert for far longer than the recommended 40 days, which has made me struggle to know quite how to approach Lent this year.

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From the Archives: Living with Aids

By Caitlin on 28 Jan 2021

Please note that the articles published in Movement Magazine some decades ago do not necessarily reflect the views of SCM now, its staff, its trustees, or members. These articles are provided to demonstrate the history of SCM in relation to LGBTQ+ history. This article is from Movement Magazine Issue 89 - Spring 1995.

Content Warning: This blog post contains descriptions of living with AIDS that are graphic, medical, and may be upsetting.

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From the Archives: Aids, the Church and Homosexuality

By Caitlin on 28 Jan 2021

Please note that the articles published in Movement Magazine some decades ago do not necessarily reflect the views of SCM now, its staff, its trustees, or members. These articles are provided to demonstrate the history of SCM in relation to LGBTQ+ history. This article has been edited for length and clarity, and is from Movement Magazine Issue 67 - Autumn 1987.

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From the Archives: One Christian's Response to AIDS

By Caitlin on 27 Jan 2021

Please note that the articles published in Movement Magazine some decades ago do not necessarily reflect the views of SCM now, its staff, its trustees, or members. These articles are provided to demonstrate the history of SCM in relation to LGBTQ+ history. From Movement Magazine Issue 67 - Autumn 1987.

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Movement 163: What Is Vocation?

By Movement Magazine on 21 Jan 2021

Our long read article comes from Gill Frigerio, researcher in career development at the University of Warwick. She gives us lots of helpful ways to think about career, calling, and the difficulties of fitting together our work and our faith. Here is a small section of her insightful article – for the full piece head to Movement issue 163!

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Movement 163: Sustainable Recipes

By Movement Magazine on 21 Jan 2021

Our latest campaign focus is food justice, and this term we’re looking at how we can make our food more sustainable. Here, SCM member Patrick reflects on why he decided to make a sustainable swap from dairy milk to oat milk. Head to Issue 163 of Movement for his dairy free muffin recipe!

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Movement 163: Interview - Ellen Loudon

By Movement Magazine on 21 Jan 2021

Our interview for this issue was with Ellen Loudon, author of 12 Rules for Christian Activism: A Toolkit for Massive Change and Director of Social Justice for Liverpool Diocese. Here’s what she had to say about vocation, our theme for this issue – for the full interview, head to Movement Issue 163!

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