Blogs

The Advent of Adulting

By SCM on 16 Dec 2019

Naomi explores what advent can teach us about adulthood. 

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Rest: The Lost Art of Stopping

By Rob_C on 12 Dec 2019

How good are your boundaries? Do you have defined start and end points in your day? Can you happily do nothing and not feel guilty for doing so? Or do you always have a niggling feeling of approaching deadlines or needing to be productive in some way?  Rob reminds us of the importance of resting well. 

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Faith and the General Election (Revisited)

By SCM on 10 Dec 2019

We hear from SCM members Alec Temple and Juliane Borchert on what's important to them this election.

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Low Carbon Christmas

By Emma on 6 Dec 2019

Anna Bland of Leeds Methodist Mission tells us about their latest event, exploring how we can love the Earth through slow activism this Christmas.

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PRESS RELEASE: CHURCHES INVITED TO UNITE IN GLOBAL PRAYER FOR STUDENTS

By Simon on 27 Nov 2019

Churches are being invited to pray for students around the world on Student Sunday, 16 February 2020.

Student Sunday, known internationally as the Universal Day of Prayer for Students, is one of the oldest global ecumenical days of prayer, and recognises the extraordinary contribution of students to the life of the church and their role in serving their communities. It also highlights the challenges facing students, and their need for continued prayer and practical support. Lisa Murphy, Acting National Coordinator of the Student Christian Movement said:

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An Empty Chair

By Emma on 27 Nov 2019

I was deeply saddened this week by yet another example of homophobia in the church. Churches Together in England have made the decision that the only way they can continue to work towards unity between the churches is to block the Quakers’ nominated president, Hannah Brock Womack, from taking up this role due to the fact that she is married to someone of the same sex as her.

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Prepared Him Room

By SCM on 18 Nov 2019

Last weekend SCM members escaped on retreat in the Lakes. Beth shares her experience. 

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Till Death Us Do Part: On The Sacrament of Marriage

By Caitlin on 13 Nov 2019

Caitlin explores the sacrament of marriage in light of her own upcoming nuptuals and the suspect motivations of the wedding industry. 

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The Healing Powers of Anointing of the Sick: A Roman Catholic Perspective

By SCM on 13 Nov 2019

A Roman Catholic perspective on the sacrament of the anointing of the sick. 

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Reflections from the WSCF European Regional Assembly

By SCM on 7 Nov 2019

SCM Members Lizzie and Jenny recently attended the WSCF European Regional Assembly in Denmark. Lizzie reflects on the value of coming together with other Student Christian Movements from across Europe to share stories and create change. 

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