Blogs

Coming Home to Chaplaincy

By SCM on 20 May 2019

Alice reflects on how chaplaincy became her home whilst at university.

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Finding Faith through Chaplaincy

By SCM on 20 May 2019

Annika shares her story of finding faith through her university chaplaincy, chapel choir, and Christian Union.

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Bursaries announced for the Bonhoeffer Congress 2020!

By SCM on 16 May 2019

Announcing Project Bonhoeffer's bursaries for the International Bonhoeffer Society’s Bonhoeffer Congress 2020!

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The Hospitality of Chaplaincy

By SCM on 15 May 2019

Ellen's experience of university chaplaincy was one of hopsitality and community. 

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Mental Illness vs Mental Wellbeing: What's the Difference?

By Caitlin on 15 May 2019

Caitlin discusses the difference between mental illness and mental wellbeing, and the importance for all of us to look after our mental health. 

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Tallking about the Ark: An Interview with Jean Vanier

By Ruth N on 9 May 2019

An interview with Jean Vanier from the Movement Archives. This interview was originally published in Issue 134 of Movement magazine, Spring 2010.

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The Breathing Sacrament of Chaplaincy

By SCM on 3 May 2019

Shanika shares the story of how two chaplains in particular changed her life whilst at university.

CN: references psychosis, suicide/suicide attempt, trauma. 

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Rach's Reflection: Championing Chaplaincy

By Rach Collins on 3 May 2019

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

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Challenge Accepted!

By Simon on 30 Apr 2019

Simon explains the importance of the 130 Challenge, and why we need everyone to get involved!

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Be Excessively Gentle With Yourself

By SCM on 25 Apr 2019

A couple of months ago I led my local SCM group in an evening about stress. We closed the workshop by listening to A Blessing For One Who Is Exhausted from John O’Donohue’s Benedictus. In this blog I’m using some of those same words to think about stress and faith.

When the rhythm of the heart becomes hectic,

Time takes on the strain until it breaks;

Then all the unattended stress falls in

On the mind like an endless, increasing weight.

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