All blog posts in the 'Faith in Action' category

Discipleship: Seeking Justice

Submitted by Emma on Wed, 13/06/2018 - 15:50

In the next installment of our discipleship series Emma Temple, SCM's new Faith in Action Lead (and North East Regional Worker), looks at the aim Seeking Justice and how she believes that fits in with the journey of faith. 

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Discipleship: Creating Community

Submitted by Rob_C on Wed, 13/06/2018 - 15:20

In a society like today where we are somehow always connected we seem to be at the same time very disconnected. We know about everything that is happening on the world stage but not much about our next-door neighbour. So, what does community look like in these times? And how do we 'do discipleship' in it?

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Discipleship

Submitted by Ruth N on Tue, 12/06/2018 - 15:04

What is discipleship, and how does it fit in with SCM's four main aims?

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Story of Vocation

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 08/05/2018 - 12:06

Shanika, an SCM member, shares her experience of vocation and what it has come to mean for her. 

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Let’s make 2018 the year to End Hunger in the UK!

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 20/12/2017 - 14:51

Liam Purcell from SCM's campaign partner Church Action on Poverty tells us of his hopes and plans for 2018, and what SCM students can do to help end hunger in the UK!

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Zimbabwe: Coup/Not a Coup

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 11/12/2017 - 14:44

Nellia Mazarura, Zimbabwean student at Northampton University, tells of the frightening experience of leaving her home country to study in the UK, while her loved ones were living in an increasingly dangerous, unstable situation. 

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Joy in Enough: Economics for People and Planet

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 04/12/2017 - 11:51

SCM member and postgrad student, Adam Spiers, tells us about the recent Joy in Enough 'big workshop' in Sheffield.

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Many trans people are in danger for their lives, and some Christians don't help

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 28/11/2017 - 17:28

Tina Beardsley writes about the recent hostility towards trans people and parents of trans children in the media.

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Sexual Predators, #metoo and #churchtoo

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 22/11/2017 - 17:05

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, writes about the viral social media hashtag #metoo and how the new hashtag #churchtoo is exposing the problems of abuse in the churches.

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Durham SCM Groups: Building Inclusive Faith Communities in the North East

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 22/11/2017 - 10:17

Alex Akhurst - Anglican Representative for Durham Joint Anglican and Methodist Society – gives an update on what his SCM group has been up to this term, including a summary of their recent panel event with Inclusive Church.

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