Blogs

Learning To Be My Whole Self

By SCM on 20 Feb 2019

An SCM Member shares their journey of learning to accept and affirm their overlapping identities as both LGBT+ and Christian. 

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Mud and Wonder: Walking the Pilgrim's Way

By SCM on 13 Feb 2019

Matthew reflects on his time walking the Pilgrim's Way.

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PRESS RELEASE: CHURCHES URGED TO UNITE IN GLOBAL PRAYER FOR STUDENTS

By SCM on 8 Feb 2019

Churches are being invited to pray for students around the world on Student Sunday, 17 February 2019. 

Student Sunday, known internationally as the Universal Day of Prayer for Students, is one of the oldest global ecumenical days of prayer, and recognises the extraordinary contribution of students to the life of the church and their role in serving their communities. It also highlights the challenges facing students, and their need for continued prayer and practical support. Hilary Topp, National Coordinator of the Student Christian Movement said: 

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Seeing Is (Not Always) Believing: Reflections From Pilgrimage

By SCM on 7 Feb 2019

Shanika looks at the lessons she has learned from pilgrimages she's experienced, both far and wide and near to home.

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Rach's Reflection: Every Walk a Pilgrimage?

By Rach Collins on 7 Feb 2019

Rach remembers the pilgrimage that changed the way she walks. 

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Why I Walk

By SCM on 1 Feb 2019

I grew up in a Free Church tradition. I attended a Baptist Church at home and when I went to university I found the SCM-affiliated Methodist Society, and through it St Paul’s Methodist Church where I was later baptised. Despite that, this year will be my sixth participating in Student Cross, a seven-day walking pilgrimage. Over Holy Week. To Walsingham. Carrying a life-size cross. It's pretty cliché Catholic. So, what keeps me coming back despite the fact that it’s so outside my own tradition, and involves blisters, sleep deprivation, lack of showers and all?

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A Reflection on Refreshment

By SCM on 31 Jan 2019

Michael reflects on refreshment, and how seeing the world with new eyes can be as refreshing as a cool glass of water.

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Refreshing Commitments: Faith

By SCM on 29 Jan 2019

Paul reflects on the Methodist Covenant Service, and the benefits of refreshing your commitment to your faith and to God on a regular basis. 

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Members of GC

Stand for election to General Council!

By Lisa_M on 24 Jan 2019
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. That's why General Council, the decision making body of the movement, is made up of students and recent graduates. At the Annual General Meeting in March, members will have the opportunity to elect new representatives to General Council. Could that be you?

What is General Council?

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Refreshing Commitments: Connecting Through Sport

By SCM on 24 Jan 2019

James explores his relationship to sports communities as a Chaplain at the University of Chester. 

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