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On Praying Together

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 14/02/2018 - 12:29

This Sunday 18th February is the Universal Day of Prayer for Students, otherwise known as Student Sunday! UDPS is coordinated by the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), and has been celebrated since 1898, making it one of the oldest ecumenical days of prayer. SCM Member Sian shares why she thinks praying, specifically praying in community, is still an important but often overlooked element of the Christian faith.

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Interview with Ruth Hunt

Submitted by Movement Magazine on Wed, 07/02/2018 - 12:44

Ruth Hunt is the Chief Executive of Stonewall, a charity working for LGBT equality. She studied English at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and was elected President of Oxford Students’ Union. Before working at Stonewall, Ruth worked at the Equality Challenge Unit where she led work advising Higher Education Institutions on sexual orientation and gender identity equality. In 2015, Ruth was voted the third most influential LGBT person in Britain in the Independent’s Rainbow List. She received two honorary degrees in 2015, one from Cardiff University and the other from Keele University.

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Why You Should Stand For General Council!

Submitted by Ruth N on Wed, 07/02/2018 - 12:04

We ask current members of SCM’s General Council (GC) – the student leadership body and board of trustees for the movement – to share about their experience as a GC member, and why they think it’s important for members to stand for election this year.

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Lent Me Your Ears: Perspectives on Lent (part two)

Submitted by Ruth N on Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:28

In the run up to lent we'll be sharing some of our members perspectives on Lent, how they observe this important liturgical season and what it means to them. Here, Simone from Progressive Christians Essex shares what he'll be doing in the run up to Easter!

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Rach's Reflections - Our Little Boats

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 05/02/2018 - 12:48

Last Friday, Rach and Simon went to the University Ministry Forum in Manchester. Rach reflects on the conversations they had, and on her little boat that is the North West Hub.

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Rach's Diary - Commuter: Ninja Level - Unlocked

Submitted by Rach Collins on Thu, 01/02/2018 - 11:56

A quick update on the end of January from Rach, including visits, plans and the day she became a Train Ninja.

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Lent Me Your Ears: Perspectives on Lent (part one)

Submitted by Ruth N on Wed, 31/01/2018 - 17:12

In the run up to lent we'll be sharing some of our members perspectives on Lent, how they observe this important liturgical season and what it means to them. 

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Time to Talk Day 2018: A Christian Perspective

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 31/01/2018 - 16:53

1st February 2018 marks Time to Talk Day – an initiative running since 2014, encouraging people to talk more openly about mental wellbeing and mental health issues. Shanika shares why she believes Time to Talk Day is important, and why those of faith need to sit up and take notice of it as much as anyone else.

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Rach's Diary - Quiet January

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 15/01/2018 - 11:55

While the students are away - or, you know, focusing on revising - what does a Regional Worker get up to? This is Rach's January tale!

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Words of Wisdom from Martin Luther King Jr.

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 15/01/2018 - 11:03

Martin Luther King Jr. was a minister, father, civil rights leader and theologian. Today marks the celebration of his birthday, so we’ve put together a collection of top quotes from the man himself.

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