Theatre as Protest

By PhoebeE on 3 Nov 2023

In this month’s Creative Protest blog we will be exploring theatre as a form of protest. For years theatre has been a medium by which actors and audiences can explore political messages. Even if we go as far back as Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ in 1605, the use of fictional characters allowed the playwright to explore and criticise the ruling of King James I. Then, if we go even further back to the Ancient Greeks, theatre was embedded within their democratic process.

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SCM Podcast Season 2

By WilliamG on 1 Nov 2023

Well it’s been a while, but season 2 of the SCM podcast launches today. Over the next 5 months episodes will be releasing every Wednesday. Join William Gibson, our Faith in Action project worker for theology and resources, as he explores the life, theology and legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. 

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Palestine Resource Pack

By WilliamG on 27 Oct 2023

To help equip our members to be well informed on the current situation in Palestine and Israel our Faith in Action project workers William and Phoebe have produced a resource pack. This includes recommended books, podcasts, videos and more. It also includes resources on tackling hate crime, antisemitism and islamophobia. We wanted to provide members with a variety of ways in which they could reflect upon and pray about all that is going on, and so we have included recommended artists, poetry, music and prayer resources for them to be able to do this.

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HOW TO BE A GOOD CHRISTIAN ALLY - A new resource for progressive Churches and communities.

By Lisa_M on 24 Oct 2023

While the national denominations and traditions continue to argue over their stance on the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people, the Student Christian Movement (SCM) and OneBodyOneFaith have joined together to publish a resource for churches who want to take a step further along the journey, and who want to grow not only as allies to LGBTQ+ people but also in their own faith too.

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Suella Braverman vs UN vs Christian Tradition

By PhoebeE on 5 Oct 2023

Remember your responsibilities as a citizen for the conduct of local, national, and international affairs. Do not shrink from the time and effort your involvement may demand.

-Quaker Advices and Queries 34

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Introduction to Creative Protest

By PhoebeE on 2 Oct 2023




relating to or involving the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something:



a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something:


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How To Make Your Uni Room Inspire Thought, Reflection and Comfort

By PhoebeE on 28 Sep 2023

Many of you will just have moved, or be about to move into, your university accommodation. Whether you’re returning to a bedroom you have stayed in before, or moving into a completely new one, it is important that this space is somewhere you can be reflective and comfortable to continue working on yourself and your faith. 

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Mourning Rosebank

By WilliamG on 27 Sep 2023

William reflects on the recent news that drilling has been approved at Rosebank, the UK’s biggest untapped oil field. We must mourn, and we must act.

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What Do You Mean I Have To Find a New Church?

By SCM on 19 Sep 2023

Mo’s top 5 tips for choosing a church: "I made terrible decisions so you don’t have to!" 

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Write to Your Bishop!

By Ruth N on 14 Sep 2023

SCM is joining with The Campaign for Equal Marriage in asking our members, and all who want the Church to treat LGBTQIA+ people fairly and equally, to write to your bishop ASAP! 

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