Emma Temple is the chaplaincy assistant at the University of Leeds, having graduated in 2015. Here she looks back on her experience engaging with the current student community, and offers some advice for churches in their outreach and ministry.
Years on from his own graduation, Revd Dr James Walters – chaplain at the London School of Economics – reflects on the lessons he’s learned from his students about how perceptions and attitudes to religion have changed.
Chaplaincy is a place of rest and challenge for students who come through the doors every day. So what do students bring, and what can we learn from their stories? Guest blog by Kate Pearson, chaplain at the University of Warwick.
Daniel Leung, a graduate student of B.A. (Hons) Christian Theology and Media & Communication at Liverpool Hope University, shares what the Eucharist means to him as a Catholic, and why the ‘bells and smells’ of this sacrament are so fundamental to the spiritual lives of generations of believers.
Rachel Blackhurst, member of SCM Edinburgh, writes about her experience studying abroad in India, and how it opened her eyes to her dependence on others and experience of God through the simple act of welcome.
SCM is sad to hear of the passing of Fr Daniel Berrigan, someone who has been influential to SCM members past and present. Ross Jesmont reflects on Berrigan's address at the 1973 'Seeds of Liberation' conference in Huddersfield.