Blogs

Rach's Reflection: Every Walk a Pilgrimage?

By Rach Collins on 7 Feb 2019

Rach remembers the pilgrimage that changed the way she walks. 

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Why I Walk

By SCM on 1 Feb 2019

I grew up in a Free Church tradition. I attended a Baptist Church at home and when I went to university I found the SCM-affiliated Methodist Society, and through it St Paul’s Methodist Church where I was later baptised. Despite that, this year will be my sixth participating in Student Cross, a seven-day walking pilgrimage. Over Holy Week. To Walsingham. Carrying a life-size cross. It's pretty cliché Catholic. So, what keeps me coming back despite the fact that it’s so outside my own tradition, and involves blisters, sleep deprivation, lack of showers and all?

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A Reflection on Refreshment

By SCM on 31 Jan 2019

Michael reflects on refreshment, and how seeing the world with new eyes can be as refreshing as a cool glass of water.

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Refreshing Commitments: Faith

By SCM on 29 Jan 2019

Paul reflects on the Methodist Covenant Service, and the benefits of refreshing your commitment to your faith and to God on a regular basis. 

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Members of GC

Stand for election to General Council!

By Lisa_M on 24 Jan 2019
Are you passionate about the work of SCM? Do you want an opportunity to develop your skills? Stand for election to General Council!

As a student-led movement, the views of our members are at the heart of everything that we do. That's why General Council, the decision making body of the movement, is made up of students and recent graduates. At the Annual General Meeting in March, members will have the opportunity to elect new representatives to General Council. Could that be you?

What is General Council?

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Refreshing Commitments: Connecting Through Sport

By SCM on 24 Jan 2019

James explores his relationship to sports communities as a Chaplain at the University of Chester. 

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Emilia's 130 Challenge

By SCM on 17 Jan 2019

Emilia tells us what she's getting up to for her #130Challenge, and why she's excited to be part of 130 people raising £130 for SCM! 

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Refreshing Commitments: Loving the Earth

By SCM on 15 Jan 2019

This year, as part of SCM’s campaign focus of Loving the Earth, we’re encouraging people to take on a Green Resolution. Emma is using this time of reflection to think about how she can love our planet more in her daily life.

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Refreshing Commitments: Resolutions

By SCM on 15 Jan 2019

Caitlin reflects on the benefits and pitfalls of making resolutions. 

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Refreshing Commitments: Studying

By SCM on 10 Jan 2019

Gemma shares some ways in which she refreshes her commitment to studying after the holidays are over! 

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