Blogs

Rach's Reflection: A People in Exile

By Rach Collins on 28 Apr 2020

Rach wonders on what the imagery of exile can say to us in lockdown today. 

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The New Normal?

By Emma on 22 Apr 2020

How would you like to see society change for the better after we emerge from lockdown? How can you fight systemic injustice in your own community?

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Affording Dignity in Death: The Unsung Heroes of COVID-19

By Simon on 16 Apr 2020

Simon tells us about his unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic; the hospital chaplains, Mortuary and Bereavement care workers, and funeral directors.

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A Shout Out to Chaplaincy

By SCM on 8 Apr 2020

A Shout Out to Chaplaincy at a time of 'Churchless Church'.

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When Doing Nothing is the Right Thing To Do

By Caitlin on 7 Apr 2020

SCMers are a very involved bunch. When they see injustice, they act. When people are in pain, they alleviate. When crisis looms, they face it.

But a virus is not like the other forms of social injustice we have faced at SCM. We cannot protest a virus - we cannot march or hold vigils. There is no easy answer for what we as a movement can do.

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The Theology of Trauma

By SCM on 7 Apr 2020

Kristy explores the theology of trauma.

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Annual General Meeting 2020

By SCM on 6 Apr 2020

The Annual General Meeting for the Student Christian Movement happened on Sunday 8th March 2020 at the Pioneer Centre near Kidderminster as part of the 'Known By Name' National Gathering. 

Reports on the last year were recieved from General Council and the staff team in a range of formats, including a quiz, a game of hide and seek and an acrostic poem!

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Be still

By SCM on 6 Apr 2020

Shaina shares how she has been challenged to be still and focus on God, and how even just the act of trying can yield results. 

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The Great Lent Journey

By Ruth N on 2 Apr 2020

Yordanos explores the Great Lent in the Eritrean Orthodox tradition.

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Renewed and Rebellious: What I Learned from JPIT’s 2020 Conference

By SCM on 26 Mar 2020

'On Saturday 7th March, I went to JPIT’s national conference in Derby. The conference’s title, “Renewal and Rebellion: Faith, Economy and Climate” could not have been more relevant to the issues we are currently facing as a community, country and world. So, I expected good things. It’s fair to say that I was not disappointed!'

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