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Rach's Diary - To Liverpool and back again

9 Mar 2017

You may remember that last week I'd been to Liverpool on Monday. I continued in that fashion with a trip there on Wednesday evening too, travelling from Manchester via Birmingham to vist the SCM office. Wednesday's visit was to join St Bride's Church for their student...

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SCM Publishes Liturgy for International Women's Day 2017

8 Mar 2017

SCM has published a new liturgy celebrating International Women’s Day (8 March), which is available to view and use on the SCM blog. The service outline focuses on the theme for International Women’s...

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York Christian Focus Joins the Movement

6 Mar 2017

SCM is delighted to welcome members of York Christian Focus to the movement, as one of our newest affiliated student groups. The group, based at the University of York, is an ecumenical fellowship that meets every week for discussion and conversation about faith.

We speak with Jack...

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Universal Day of Prayer for Students 2017: Student Groups and Churches Unite In Prayer

1 Mar 2017

Student groups and churches across the UK and around the world joined together on 19 February to celebrate the Universal Day of Prayer for Students (Student Sunday). They came together around the theme ‘All Are Welcome’ to offer prayers of support for university students and...

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Big Conversation Liverpool

Rach's Diary - pancakes in the snow

28 Feb 2017

Last Thursday Storm Doris arrived in the UK. This meant that my plans for Ruth W (SCM's Faith in Action Worker) to visit SCM Manchester were scuppered as Ruth was stuck in Birmingham. We ended up cancelling the whole evening, but earlier in the day I did manage to get to Didsbury to meet with...

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SCM Holds Big Conversation in Liverpool to Tackle Hunger

28 Feb 2017

St Bride's Church, Liverpool hosted a Big Conversation event on Monday 27 February as part of the End Hunger UK campaign. The event began with a video clip which highlighted negative attitudes to people who were on benefits or used foodbanks...

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Rach's Diary - Celebrating Student Sunday

20 Feb 2017

Six months ago I'd never heard of the Universal Day of Prayer for Students, but this past Sunday I got to spend the day exploring Jesus and Paul with students in Lancaster. We used the beautiful liturgy from the Student Sunday resource pack, gave out the prayer cards and explored how we tackle...

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Students and Locals Team Up to Fight Hunger in Leeds

20 Feb 2017

On Thursday 16 February, students at SCM Leeds organised a ‘Big Conversation’, getting students and locals talking about food poverty, and discussing ideas to tackle hunger and food waste in the city. The event was part of the...

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Working Together for Students in Liverpool

13 Feb 2017

Rach Collins, SCM’s North West Development Worker, reports from the latest SCM breakfast event in Liverpool, where church leaders, volunteers, students and chaplains met together to explore student ministry in the city.

On Tuesday 7 February, 21 people from local churches,...

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Rach's Diary - up, down, turned around and inside out

10 Feb 2017

Term started back in ernest last week...

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