Blogs

The Refugee Campaign so far…

By Ruth on 17 Oct 2016

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth, reflects on the SCM Refugee Campaign a year on.

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Rach's Diary - Over the Pennines

By Rach Collins on 13 Oct 2016

Rach's week, more food, more trains and a trip to Sheffield.

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Repost: Wrestling with Doubt and Uncertainty

By SCM on 10 Oct 2016

Can having questions about God deepen the experience of our faith? For Fiona Haworth, struggling with questions and doubt is a valuable part of her faith – enriching the spaces that lead to a fuller understanding of the world and our identity as Christians.

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The Role of the Church in Declaring Black Lives Matter

By SCM on 10 Oct 2016

PhD student, Omari Hutchinson, asks 'How can the church speak prophetically to challenge and stand against racial injustice?'

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Rach's Diary - A Day in Liverpool

By Rach Collins on 6 Oct 2016

A Chaplaincy, Charity and Link Church all in one day. Rach's first day in Liverpool as the Regional Development Worker.

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The Church and Social Class: Breaking Down Divisions

By SCM on 4 Oct 2016

The church has a problem with class – often letting the talents of those from working class backgrounds go unheard. So how do we combat this culture and make sure our church communities are welcoming of all?

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Affirming and Celebrating Christian LGBTQI+ Work

By Ruth on 3 Oct 2016

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, and LGBTQI representative on SCM General Council, Caitlin Wakefield, attended an event called ‘The Gathering’, organised by LGCM (the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement) in London on Saturday 1st October. Ruth reflects on the meeting.

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My Mental Health and University

By SCM on 3 Oct 2016

Following recent studies showing that mental illness has soared among young women in the UK, and that university mental health services are struggling with a 50% increase in demand, a student who would prefer to remain anonymous reflects on her struggles with mental illness at university. 

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A Faith Of My Own: Debbie’s Uni Story

By SCM on 3 Oct 2016

Debbie is a postgraduate student at the University of Glasgow, currently studying for a PhD in Medieval History. She takes an active role in leading the SCM network in Glasgow, and is a former member of General Council, SCM’s student-led decision making body. 

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Rach's Diary - Food Glorious Food

By Rach Collins on 29 Sep 2016

Sharing meals in my first month at SCM

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