SCM News

Catch up with all the latest news from SCM


We recap a fantastic students gathering in Manchester – Called To Be – which brought together over 30 students from across Britain to share stories, build community and explore their calling.


SCM has published a new liturgy celebrating International Women’s Day (8 March), which is available to view and use on the SCM blog. The service outline focuses on the theme for International Women’s Day 2017, which is ‘Be Bold For Change’, and calls on people of faith to renew efforts to tackle gender inequality and discrimination.


A big welcome to member of York Christian Focus, SCM’s newest affiliated student group. We chat with the group leader Jack Woodruff to learn more about what makes the group tick.



Student groups and churches across the UK and around the world joined together on 19 February to celebrate the Universal Day of Prayer for Students (Student Sunday). They came together around the theme ‘All Are Welcome’ to offer prayers of support for university students and young people.


We report from the latest ‘Big Conversation’ hosted in Liverpool at St Brides’ Church, and hear stories and ideas to tackle hunger in the UK.


Emma Temple, student outreach worker at Leeds University Chaplaincy, reports from the recent ‘Big Conversation’ held for the #EndHungerUK campaign at All Hallows Church.


Rach Collins, SCM’s North West Development Worker, reports from the latest SCM breakfast event in Liverpool, where church leaders, volunteers, students and chaplains met together to explore student ministry in the city.


Students from the University of Birmingham’s Catholic and Methodist societies have met with Gisela Stuart, Labour MP for Birmingham Edgbaston, to discuss the End Hunger UK campaign. 


Two Birmingham Christian groups have joined the #EndHungerUK campaign, engaging members in a discussion about food poverty after watching a screening of the film I, Daniel Blake


SCM Glasgow have put together a series of events to celebrate LGBT History Month in February. As well as looking back to the past, the event will ask what’s next for Queer people in the Church.