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A response to the Church of England’s ‘Living in Love and Faith’ resources

9 Nov 2020

Following the Church of England’s recent publication of resources on gender and sexuality, the Student Christian Movement reaffirm our core values of seeking justice and celebrating diversity. In this context, this...

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SCM Statement on Child Hunger

23 Oct 2020

Seeking justice is one of SCM’s core aims. We are a movement who value putting faith into action to seek a more just world, hoping to see the Kingdom of God built on Earth.

So we must express our anger at the government for voting against providing funding to feed children during school...

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Statement on Students During COVID-19

2 Oct 2020

A statement from SCM's General Council in response to the student living situation under COVID-19.

Given recent news of COVID-19 outbreaks in student accommodation at 30 universities, SCM feels it is important to bring to attention the situation students are facing as they return to...

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Annual General Meeting 2020

6 Apr 2020

The Annual General Meeting for the Student Christian Movement happened on Sunday 8th March 2020 at the Pioneer Centre near Kidderminster as part of the 'Known By Name' National Gathering. 

Reports on the last year were recieved from General Council and the staff team in a range of formats...

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SCM: Our Response to COVID-19

24 Mar 2020
During these difficult weeks we have three priorities we want to share - Safety, Comfort, and Creativity.

Safety

First and foremost, we want to look after each other. The SCM staff are all working from home, although they continue to be fully engaged in working for the...
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A Response to the Church of England's Pastoral Statement

28 Jan 2020

A response from the Student Christian Movement on the Church of England’s pastoral statement regarding civil partnerships.

 

A painful reminder of the Church’s position

Following the recent statement by the Church of England’s House of Bishops regarding sex, civil...

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PRESS RELEASE: CHURCHES INVITED TO UNITE IN GLOBAL PRAYER FOR STUDENTS

27 Nov 2019

Churches are being invited to pray for students around the world on Student Sunday, 16 February 2020.

Student Sunday, known internationally as the Universal Day of Prayer for Students, is one of the oldest global ecumenical days of prayer, and recognises the extraordinary contribution of...

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An Empty Chair

27 Nov 2019

I was deeply saddened this week by yet another example of homophobia in the church. Churches Together in England have made the decision that the only way they can continue to work towards unity between the churches is to block the...

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Prepared Him Room

18 Nov 2019

The Prepare Him Room weekend offered us a whole variety of salves to the stressors of every day student life:

  • Periods of companionable silence
  • Space and time outside in beautiful scenery
  • Imagination-based meditations as part of sessions looking at who we are...
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PRESS RELEASE: STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF A NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

7 Nov 2019

The Student Christian Movement has announced the appointment of The Revd Naomi Nixon as its new Chief Executive. She will replace SCM’s National Coordinator, Hilary Topp, who departed in February.

Naomi joins the charity from the Diocese of Coventry, where she has been Ministerial...

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