Rach Collins's blog

Rach’s Reflection: One Last Time

Rach reflects as she prepares to leave SCM after four years as the Regional Development Worker in the North West. 

Rach's Reflection: A People in Exile

Rach wonders on what the imagery of exile can say to us in lockdown today. 

A Day in the Life

Rach gives us an insight into a day in the life of a regional development worker!

Rach's Reflection: Heaven on earth

When I was preaching last Sunday at a church in Salford I led the congregation in looking at some of the images we use to describe God, particularly the Good Shepherd, using Psalm 23.  

Rach's Diary: Round Four of Freshers

Catch up with Rach as she tells tales of her fourth freshers with SCM!

Rach's Reflection: Evangelism is a Scary Word

Rach looks back over how she "did evangelism" in the past, and what it looks like for her today.

Rach's 130 Challenge: Knitting On A Train

Rach reflects on how knitting a blanket is helping to knit a community.

Rach's Reflection: Championing Chaplaincy

Rach reflects on the impact that chaplaincy had on her life as a student, and the value it continues to add even now. 

Rach's Reflection: Veggie Lent

Working for SCM has obviously rubbed off on me - there are many things I say or do differently because of the time I’ve spent in this inclusive environment, and this lent I’m trying something I’ve never done before.

I’m going veggie… for one day a week.

It’s not that I only eat meat normally. There are certain meals that my household enjoys that are vegetarian, or even vegan sometimes, but for one day a week, generally a Wednesday, I’m having a Lentern day of Intentional Vegetarianism.

There are a number of reasons I’ve decided to do this:

Rach's Reflection: Every Walk a Pilgrimage?

Rach remembers the pilgrimage that changed the way she walks.