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Hilary's 130 Challenge

21 Dec 2018

Have you ever managed to keep a New Year’s resolution? I did, once, and it massively backfired. I gave up chocolate from Christmas until Easter, and then ate loads of chocolate in one day and had the worst flare up of eczema I’d had for a long time. I learnt my lesson and now eat chocolate in...

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SCM in Scotland

11 Dec 2018

Hello! I’m Caitlin and I’m your new Regional Development Worker for Scotland. I’m going to be spending my time supporting students, chaplaincies, and churches here in Scotland by helping to grow the Movement and encouraging the good work already happening across the country. I’m based in Glasgow...

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SCM Membership Fees

28 Nov 2018

In October, General Council (GC – SCM’s student-led decision making body) voted unanimously to increase the SCM annual membership fee from £1 to £5. Below, Alex, a trustee, explains why they came to this decision and how it will help to ensure the sustainability of SCM’s work.

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Faith in Political Action Today

1 Nov 2018

Since 2013, Project Bonhoeffer has held a series of day events bringing together its friends and supporters from right across the country.  These Dietrich Bonhoeffer (DB) Days, held in Coventry, Birmingham, London and Leeds, have been valued opportunities to think about Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s...

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A Weekend of Interruptions

30 Oct 2018

From the 26th to the 28th October a variety of students from the Student Christian Movement (SCM) gathered together in Leeds for an exciting weekend of worship, conferencing and amazing vegan food.

I wasn't involved with SCM at my previous university, and so for my first SCM weekend away...

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SCM's Leadership Training 2018

3 Oct 2018

In the middle of a typically drizzly week at the beginning of September, a group of SCM Members and student leaders met in the beautiful surroundings of Fircroft College for two packed days of leadership training, brilliantly facilitated by SCM staff and visiting speakers.

Though most of...

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Greenbelt 2018

3 Sep 2018

Previous to volunteering with SCM at Greenbelt 2018 I had only been to Greenbelt once before, four years ago with some friends from university. While I had enjoyed the festival itself, I was freezing and hardly slept which made me grumpy! This time I arrived with a massive blanket, four-season...

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Emma's Diary: New Beginnings

26 Jun 2018

I’ve been working with SCM for about a month now, so I thought it was about time I introduced myself properly. I’m Emma, and I’ve taken on the role of Regional Development Worker (North-East) and Faith in Action Project Lead (how’s that for a job title and a half!) I’m based in Leeds, and...

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Rach's Diary - A meal out in Manchester

11 Jun 2018

With term all but ended I've done some last chance visits to see students. I spent a wonderful Wednesday evening in Lancaster with the SCM group there exploring what campaign work could be done. It was great to see their passion for Love the Earth and we even did some theological reflection into...

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SCM's Big Church Day Out Debut

6 Jun 2018

The Big Church Day Out (BCDO) has been on our radar as a place to exhibit at for a little while, given that it is such a well-attended event by people from so many church backgrounds.  So, after organising some awesome students in the form of Curtis and Josh (SCM members from Newman Uni) to come...

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