Blogs

A Liturgical Perspective on Climate Change

By SCM on 26 Jun 2019

Liz reflects on how the issue of climate change should be addressed theologically. 

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Doing Enough? Activism and Protest as a Person of Colour

By SCM on 25 Jun 2019

Feylyn reflects on being an activist and a person of colour. 

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The Importance of Reflective Activism

By Emma on 25 Jun 2019

When faced with political tension, injustice on a huge scale, climate breakdown and the myriad other problems facing our society today, it is tempting to dive in and try and solve these issues straight away. Reflection can feel like a waste of time, and theology can feel irrelevant in the face of so much physical suffering and violence.

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But What Can We Do? Ethical Fashion

By SCM on 19 Jun 2019

This blog is written by Florence Allwood, and was originally published on her website as part of a new blog series, 'But What Can We Do?'. Florence says, "it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer scale of the problems facing today's planet and people. I've created this blog to offer real, practical solutions that we can all implement in our daily lives."

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PRESS RELEASE: NEW RESOURCE LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT STUDENTS’ MENTAL WELLBEING

By SCM on 14 Jun 2019

The Student Christian Movement has today launched Well Beings, a practical guide to good mental health for students. Produced in partnership with Space to Breathe, the resource is a response to a recent survey of students that showed over 90% of students have had mental health problems or are supporting someone who has poor mental health.

The resource covers themes such as where to find help, how to face anxiety and how to build resilience. Each topic is presented along with simple, practical activities to help students develop good mental health.

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Top Tips for First Time Protesters

By SCM on 11 Jun 2019

Going to a protest for the first time? Here are some tips to get you off to a good start!

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Do Not Hold On To Me: Reflections on Ascension

By Caitlin on 6 Jun 2019

Caitlin reflects on the importance of the ascension.

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Rach's 130 Challenge: Knitting On A Train

By Rach Collins on 28 May 2019

Rach reflects on how knitting a blanket is helping to knit a community.

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Chaplaincy as Presence

By Emma on 21 May 2019

Emma reflects on how chaplaincy maintains a religious presence in secular spaces, with help from the words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

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Coming Home to Chaplaincy

By SCM on 20 May 2019

Alice reflects on how chaplaincy became her home whilst at university.

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