SCM events

What we're looking forward to at Greenbelt 2019: Wit and Wisdom

29 Mar 2019
Greenbelt have recently released their first festival line up announcement for Wit and Wisdom, and we're really excited about who will be there! Members of General Council and the staff team have picked out their must-see speakers and music acts:...
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A Community United: Thoughts from Wondering & Wandering

28 Mar 2019

Two weeks ago I gathered together with a group of fellow Christian students from across the country for the Student Christian Movement National Gathering, titled 'Wondering and Wandering'. The event saw students from across the UK from Glasgow to Southampton come to Hebron Hall near Cardiff take...

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A Weekend of Interruptions

30 Oct 2018

From the 26th to the 28th October a variety of students from the Student Christian Movement (SCM) gathered together in Leeds for an exciting weekend of worship, conferencing and amazing vegan food.

I wasn't involved with SCM at my previous university, and so for my first SCM weekend away...

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SCM's Big Church Day Out Debut

6 Jun 2018

The Big Church Day Out (BCDO) has been on our radar as a place to exhibit at for a little while, given that it is such a well-attended event by people from so many church backgrounds.  So, after organising some awesome students in the form of Curtis and Josh (SCM members from Newman Uni) to come...

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SCM at Big Church Day Out

17 May 2018
If you’re not familiar with the Big Church Day Out here is a bit of a break down; it’s the UK’s largest annual gathering of the wider church that creates a space for all denominations and ages to gather each year for two days of worship and celebration. Whack in a few tents and a couple of...
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Reflecting on A Light for All

3 Jan 2018

I was nervous to attend A Light for All.  It feels strange to write that, but it is the truth.  I’ve spent much of the last four years completing a PhD in Religious Studies.  I began my PhD feeling optimistic about Christianity and its role in social justice.  I ended feeling jaded and cynical....

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Through the eyes of Barth: The Bible as divine revelation

13 Nov 2017

Last year a friend of mine said to me “I’m surprised you believe in the big bang theory and evolution.” I, of course, had to ask why. “Well, you’re a bit of a biblical fundamentalist; if it’s not in the bible, you don’t believe in it.” On one level, my friend wasn’t wrong. When it comes to...

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