Pebbles and Pronouns

By Ruth N on 5 Oct 2018

How to be a better trans ally with the help from the forest. Kenneth explores the importance of language and naming for the trans community, and of finding a better way. 

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Compassion Fatigue and the Cost of Discipleship

By Emma on 4 Oct 2018

Compassion fatigue was first observed in the world of medicine and care work – as a result of witnessing daily the suffering of others, people who work in these jobs begin to suffer themselves from exhaustion and mental ill health. How do we deal with compassion fatigue whilst still actively caring for those in the world around us? Emma explores this in her latest reflection blog. 

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SCM's Leadership Training 2018

By SCM on 3 Oct 2018

Molly, an SCM Member who recently attended our Leadership Training, has written a round-up of the event for us. 

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Reflections for the International Day of Peace

By SCM on 1 Oct 2018

Alex from Durham JAM reflects on what we can learn from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in today's somewhat divided political climate. 

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Beginnings and Endings

By Emma on 26 Sep 2018

With each beginning inevitably comes an ending. It's okay to have ambivalent feelings about both!

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How (Not) To Prepare For a Year Abroad

By Ruth N on 26 Sep 2018

Louise shares her top tips for how not to prepare for studying abroad! 

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Rach’s Diary: The Calm Before The Beginning

By Rach Collins on 12 Sep 2018

Rach is getting ready for the beginning of the year. Read about where she found calm in the midst of preparing!  

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How Christian Witness Changed a Poppy Policy

By SCM on 5 Sep 2018

SCM Member Simone tells of how an act of witness as a volunteer changed policy for a whole organisation. 

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Greenbelt 2018

By SCM on 3 Sep 2018

Helena reflects on her time at Greenbelt 2018 volunteering for SCM. 

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Embracing the Unexpected: Finding Community at University

By Ruth N on 21 Aug 2018

Going to uni and finding a community can be overwhelming. How can we embrace the unexpected to find communities where we are known and loved? Molly shares her experience with us.  

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