Blogs

Why you need to go to church this Sunday

By Ruth on 8 Aug 2016

SCM member and Unitarian Robin Hanford reflects on the recent murder of a Catholic priest in France and encourages us all to go to church this week.

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Finding my faith

By Ruth on 8 Aug 2016

Finding a community where you feel comfortable to explore your faith can be tricky. SCM and YFGM member Julian Wood tells us about his experience of re-engaging with Christianity and his journey so far. 

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Meet Our New GC Members: Simone Ramacci

By SCM on 8 Aug 2016

Continuing our new series in conversation with some of SCM’s new General Council members, Simone Ramacci – our new Science and Religion representative – discusses his faith background, love of theology, and why faith and science matters.

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Meet Our New GC Members: Caitlin Wakefield

By SCM on 1 Aug 2016

We’re excited to welcome lots of new General Council members in August 2016. In the first of a new series of interviews and features on some of our new members, we chat with Caitlin Wakefield about life, faith and everything in between.

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SCM@Greenbelt 2016: Discover some student stars!

By SCM on 1 Aug 2016

SCM is excited to be part of the Greenbelt festival this year, running an eclectic mix of workshops, panel discussions and worship. Find out more about our line-up and get excited for a great festival in 2016.

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How Being Part of MethSoc has Kept My Faith Alive at University

By SCM on 26 Jul 2016

Mark Birkett, an undergraduate student at the University of Birmingham, explains how discovering Methodism through the local Methodist Society has opened up his faith to new possibilities.

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Healing Divisions: Life Post-Brexit

By Ruth on 21 Jul 2016

Alex Taylor, SCM member from Holy Trinity Students in Aberystwyth, reflects on life in the UK post-Brexit.

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Why use gender-inclusive language?

By Ruth on 13 Jul 2016

Ruth explores why it's important to use gender-inclusive language in worship, with help from Professor Adrian Thatcher.

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After Brexit, a Light at the end of the Tunnel

By SCM on 13 Jul 2016

Canon Margaret Swinson reflects on the church’s response to the Brexit vote, and how resolutions passed by both the Church of England and Methodist Church have been reflected in the solidarity and generosity of people standing alongside those suffering from racism and xenophobia.

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A Blogger’s Life: Speaking Up for Those on the Margins

By SCM on 12 Jul 2016

What motivates a Christian blogger to write about her experiences of faith, work and life? Recent graduate Natasha Bunney reflects on the creative process and how it helps her remain engaged with the world.

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