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SCM Statement on Church of England proposals for LGBTQ+ inclusion

18 Jan 2023

The Student Christian Movement in Britain, and especially its LGBTQ+ Anglican members, express deep disappointment at the news that Church of England bishops have not recommended that the Church adopt marriage equality for all. After the vulnerability and good faith with which LGBTQ+ members of...

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Being and Belonging: A New Vision for SCM

11 Oct 2022

SCM has been around for over 130 years. Our charitable purposes haven’t changed in decades. So, you might be forgiven for wondering why we needed to have a review and refocus of our strategy over the last year!

In case you are interested, here’s what our constitution says we are here for...

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25 Aug 2022

The Student Christian Movement have launched their new campaign, ‘Honest Church’, this weekend at the Greenbelt Festival. The campaign calls on all churches to be transparent about the welcome that LGBTQ+ people receive in their church, asking church leaders to reflect on what they teach, imply...

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Statement on Greenbelt

23 Aug 2022

We love Greenbelt. We don’t love their decision to platform people who are known to have transphobic views.

We have made it very clear in conversations with senior staff at Greenbelt that we disagree with their decision to headline Richard Dawkins and include others with transphobic views...

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These Are Our Bodies Too: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Explained

5 May 2022

On 2nd May 2022, political news outlet Politico published a leaked draft ruling of the United States Supreme Court in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. If published officially by the Court, the ruling would strike down Roe v Wade and end federal constitutional...

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SCM Statement on The Nationality and Borders Bill

23 Mar 2022

The Nationality and Borders Bill took a step closer to becoming law yesterday, with MPs rejecting a number of amendments that had been voted on by...

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Stand for election to General Council

17 Mar 2022
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. ...

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An Open Letter from SCM to the Church of England Living in Love and Faith and Next Steps groups

20 Sep 2021

An Open Letter from SCM to the Church of England Living in Love and Faith and Next Steps groups

Dear Siblings in Christ,

The Student Christian Movement is a progressive student-led community, committed to putting faith in action. We represent the voices of many...

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A Statement on the Church in Wales' Decision to Bless Same Sex Marriages

7 Sep 2021

The Student Christian Movement celebrates the news that the Church in Wales has formally agreed to bless same-sex marriages. Yesterday, the Governing Body voted in favour of a bill allowing services of blessing to couples in same-sex marriages.

During yesterday’s proceedings, many spoke...

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