Blogs

The UK-Rwanda Asylum Partnership Arrangement Explained

By SCM on 19 Apr 2022

On April 14 2022 the United Kingdom and Rwanda signed a deal called the Asylum Partnership Arrangement. Since then, the government has faced heavy criticism from human rights and migrant advocacy organisations. In this blog, Josh outlines what this agreement is and why it has attracted strong condemnation.  

 

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In the Garden of Gethsemane

By Alana on 15 Apr 2022

In this Easter blog we discuss the worth in contemplating how Christ must have felt during the days leading up to his arrest in Gethsemane. 

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Dealing with Overwhelm

By SCM on 12 Apr 2022

SCMers in the West Midlands share some of the ways they deal with overwhelm. 

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Modern Day Slavery – Understanding the Facts and How to Spot the Signs

By Lizzy on 30 Mar 2022

Last week, on the 25th March, the World marked the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. This day is designed to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the transatlantic slave trade system. However, it is also a good opportunity to consider the issue of slavery today.

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Why Join General Council?

By Ruth N on 29 Mar 2022

Current members of SCM's General Council share what they love about their roles and why they think you should join them!

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Student's Perspective

By Alana on 28 Mar 2022

At the end of February, we visited SCM Leeds to run a workshop titled 'The Ethics of Killing', which focused on the life of pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Read here the reflective response of Emily, one of the students who attended. 

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Archbishop Óscar Romero – A Life Lived Through Faith in Action

By Lizzy on 23 Mar 2022

In this blog, Lizzy explores the life of Archbishop Óscar Romero and the way in which this represented a brilliant example of someone who constantly put their faith into action. 

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Greta Van Fleet - Tears of Rain

By Alana on 17 Mar 2022

It has been over one month since the World Day of Social Justice, celebrated every year on 20th February. The day focuses on addressing issues including poverty, marginalisation and gender inequality. To mark the day, our latest Everyday Theology blog explores the song Tears of Rain by rock band Greta Van Fleet. 

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Stand for election to General Council

By SCM on 17 Mar 2022

Are you passionate about the work of SCM? Do you want an opportunity to develop your skills? Stand for election to General Council!

 

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