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HOW TO BE A GOOD CHRISTIAN ALLY - A new resource for progressive Churches and communities.

While the national denominations and traditions continue to argue over their stance on the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people, the Student Christian Movement (SCM) and OneBodyOneFaith have joined together to publish a resource for churches who want to take a step further along the journey, and who want to grow not only as allies to LGBTQ+ people but also in their own faith too.

Jammy Biscuits Recipe (from The SCM Cookbook!)

One of my favourite Christmas traditions is baking sweet treats to share with friends and family, whether it's creating elaborate gingerbread structures with my husband (pre-children!) or making brownies with my two boys.


The Student Christian Movement have launched their new campaign, ‘Honest Church’, this weekend at the Greenbelt Festival. The campaign calls on all churches to be transparent about the welcome that LGBTQ+ people receive in their church, asking church leaders to reflect on what they teach, imply and model with regard to LGBTQ+ people.

SCM welcomes a new Fundraising and Communications Officer to the team!

SCM is pleased to announce that Jenna Nicholas has taken up the post of SCM's Fundraising and Communications Officer. "We're really excited that Jenna is joining the staff team in this role," said Simon Densham, SCM's National Coordinator. "As the movement continues to grow and reach more students, her expertise will be invaluable in developing SCM's fundraising strategy to ensure that SCM's financial future is secure."

A Light For All - Students Gather in Lancaster to explore the Bible

Last weekend, students from around the North West gathered in Lancaster for SCM’s ‘A Light for All’ gathering. Coordinated by Rach Collins, SCM's North West Regional Development Worker, alongside members of SCM Leeds, the day event looked at various aspects of the Bible and was also the first gathering of the SCM group in Lancaster.

The Gospel and Safe Spaces

Are students 'precious snowflakes', who can't see beyond their campuses to the injustices in the world? Simone Ramacci responds to a Daily Mail article claiming that students are navel-gazing babies who only care about themselves.