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Rach's Diary - Called to be and beyond

22 Mar 2017

Last time I blogged I was one day away from the biggest weekend I've had with SCM, 'Called to be...' the Student Gathering in Manchester. You can read how we summed it up, or how...

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#EndHungerUK Update: Expanding the Food Exchange Project at Birmingham University

21 Mar 2017

As a follow up to the productive meeting with Gisela Stuart MP in January, students from Cathsoc, Angsoc and Methsoc at the University of Birmingham met with Ben Bailey,...

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Vocation Is For Everyone

20 Mar 2017

The last three years of my life have seen more all-nighters, last-minute panics, existential crises, terrible essays, and general laziness than (almost) the rest of my life. They have also seen more joy, hard work, excitement, deep friendship, country walks, self-belief and discovery than the...

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Exploring Vocation at ‘Called to be’ SCM Gathering in Manchester

14 Mar 2017

We were thrilled to bring together students from across Britain for an SCM Gathering in Manchester, where they heard from Fr Timothy Radcliffe, O.P., who spoke on the theme of vocation and calling. The event took place from 10-12 March 2017, and brought together over thirty students from...

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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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Resources for Lent 2017

28 Feb 2017

The Lenten season is upon us. And, as Sian Eastwood points out in her recent blog, Lent should be about so much more than giving up chocolate. This is a time of spiritual renewal, an opportunity to draw closer to God and find patterns of worship, prayer and devotion that prepare us for Easter....

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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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