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Statement on the National Service proposal

30 May 2024

Over the weekend, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced that he would reintroduce national service in the UK if re-elected. He believes this scheme would promote a "shared sense of purpose among our young people”, many of whom are currently studying at, or preparing to study at, university, and “...

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Miracles and Rebellion with L’Arche UK

3 May 2024

On 20th January 2024, if you had wandered into the crypt of Canterbury Cathedral, you would have found yourself at a banquet. Hundreds of people with and without learning disabilities, crammed into the vaulted room, waving colourful flags, dancing to Abba, making a holy noise in that ancient...

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Response to the Baptist Union Council decision on LGBTQ+ ministers

16 Apr 2024

Since 2022 Baptist Union Council has been considering a request from LGBT+ ministers and their allies that the rules for Baptist Ministers be changed so that entering a same-sex marriage would no longer be considered ‘gross misconduct’. On 20th March, the motion was overwhelmingly rejected,...

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Meet your General Council election candidates!

10 Apr 2024

At the upcoming AGM, members will have the opportunity to elect representatives to General Council, the decision-making body of the movement made up of students and recent graduates. 

Meet your 2024 candidates!



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Stand for election to General Council!

12 Mar 2024

Are you passionate about the work of SCM? Do you want an opportunity to develop your skills? 

Stand for election to General Council!

As a student-led movement, the views of our members are at the heart of everything that we do. 

That's why General Council, the...

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Downloadable VaLENTines

13 Feb 2024

To mark the historic Valentines' Day Ash Wednesday merger, we've created some downloadable VaLENTtines' Cards to share with your favorite mortal! This holiday season remind your loved ones that they are dust, and to dust they will return.

SCM Podcast Season 2

1 Nov 2023

Well it’s been a while, but season 2 of the SCM podcast launches today. Over the next 5 months episodes will be releasing every Wednesday. Join William Gibson, our Faith in Action project worker for theology and resources, as he explores the life, theology and legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. ...

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HOW TO BE A GOOD CHRISTIAN ALLY - A new resource for progressive Churches and communities.

24 Oct 2023

While the national denominations and traditions continue to argue over their stance on the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people, the Student Christian Movement (SCM) and OneBodyOneFaith have joined together to publish a resource for churches who want to take a step further along the journey, and who want...

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Our partners Project Bonhoeffer reject the Illegal Migration Bill

16 May 2023

Project Bonhoeffer, which seeks to honour the memory of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who took a courageous stand against injustice in the 1930's, is joining many other organisations in expressing its deep concern over the Bill currently going through the House of Lords. The Project supports all the...

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Getting Started With Mastodon

1 Mar 2023
Any attempt to describe a social media platform by comparison to another is bound to fall short. Having said that, Mastodon is a little bit like using Twitter through the filter of that friendly, queer crafting Facebook group your housemate raves about!

First things first


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