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A Global Community: Updates from the WSCF Virtual EGA

30 Aug 2021

This summer, I represented SCM at the Extraordinary Virtual General Assembly of the World Student Christian Federation, which took place between July 29 and July 31. Delegates from across all regions of the federation came together to worship, study, and elect new officers to the leadership team...

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Waiting in Hope: A Look Back at the National Gathering

26 Jul 2021

Two weeks ago (and three months later than originally scheduled), 25 students and SCM staff arrived in Ledbury to reflect on the theme of Waiting in Hope through talks, worship and Lego.

From the moment of my arrival, it was clear we would be having a good time together. Many of the...

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Optimism and Hope

26 Jul 2021

I have to be honest; I was not particularly optimistic about this year’s national gathering going ahead. Despite this I remained quietly hopeful that I might get the chance to top-up my extrovert meter - seamlessly jumping between sharing deep theological reflection and ridiculous quiz rounds...

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Congratulations to the Methodist conference!

1 Jul 2021

The Student Christian Movement are delighted by today’s news that the Methodist Conference has approved same-sex marriage within its churches. This decision comes as a welcome change to LGBTQ+ individuals and their families, as well as allies, who have been advocating for this change for many...

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SCM Britain's Statement on the Situation in Palestine

20 May 2021

SCM Britain celebrates the news of a ceasefire between Israel and Palestine, but we recognise that this is the first step and not the last. We stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine and call upon SCM members and the wider Church to continue to learn about what’s happening, raise...

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A New Partnership: Iona Community and SCM

21 Apr 2021

6:15am. It is just getting light outside. Ahead of us is a 7-hour drive North, 2 ferries and a drive across an island.

Several months before this day, we were on a walk talking about Christian communities and what they can offer young adults. We talked of how justice and faith...

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SCM Statement on Nuclear Weapons

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:

"The UK government has announced plans to allow for the expansion of the Trident nuclear...

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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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