Blogs

Longing, Desire, and the Pursuit of God

By SCM on 15 Aug 2016

Seeking God through hardship, perseverance and longing. By Jamie Howard.

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Tips for Students on A Level Results Day

By SCM on 15 Aug 2016

As thousands of students across the country await their A Level results this coming Thursday (18 August), James Blackhall from SCM Leeds shares his top tips on what to do next – and encourages you to relax and take stock before the move to uni.

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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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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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Our Favourite Ways to Pray

By SCM on 5 Jul 2016

We recently asked SCM members about their favourite prayers and ways to pray.

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Seeking the Common Good After Brexit

By SCM on 29 Jun 2016

Revd Chris Howson reflects on how we can respond to the Brexit vote, moving from grief and blame to daily prayer, seeking the kingdom, and working for the good of everyone.

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