‘Faces of God: Looking beyond the White Male Jesus’ workshop

A photo from an enjoyable contemplative workshop last night. The topic was ‘Faces of God: Looking beyond the White Male Jesus.’ We had a total of 11 stations set up around Holy Trinity Cathedral, each depicting images of Christ from various cultural contexts. Towards the end of the workshop, we engaged in discussion around theseContinue reading “‘Faces of God: Looking beyond the White Male Jesus’ workshop”

The Zine Project

The Movement: The Mental Health Edition Over summer, some students put together a ‘zine’ (a self-published, creative mini magazine) to introduce our focus for the next few years – student wellbeing. It has puzzles, activities and information about what SCM is about.  These are being shared with students across the country during Orientation weeks soon!Continue reading “The Zine Project”

The Wilderpeople at Festival One

Over Auckland Anniversary Weekend, SCM was part of the Wilderpeople Collective at Festival One, a Christian Music festival in Hamilton. The Wilderpeople are all about the hard questions in the wilderness, and the aim was to create a safer space for people to engage with faith, sexuality and identity. The stall was decked out inContinue reading “The Wilderpeople at Festival One”

Expressions of Interest Sought for Women’s Coordinator Role

The Student Christian Movement in Aotearoa is looking for a new Women’s Coordinator to sit on the National Coordinating Group. This role involves being a voice for gender equality in the life and work of SCM, and representing SCM in other forums where a voice for women needs to be heard. Our Women’s Coordinator willContinue reading “Expressions of Interest Sought for Women’s Coordinator Role”

WSCF Appoints new Chairperson and Co-vice Chairperson 

 On March 17, 2016, the WSCF Executive Committee elected Georgine Kengne Djeutane as Chairperson and Salma Charaf as Co-vice Chairperson. Georgine and Salma join Immanuel Kitnan, as Co-vice Chairperson and Bronwyn Claire as Honorary Treasurer of WSCF until the next General Assembly. The elections concluded a three-month search process led by the Search Committee. ChairpersonContinue reading “WSCF Appoints new Chairperson and Co-vice Chairperson “

Human Rights Justice Peace Programme

  Training of Trainers, Human Rights Justice Peace Programme, ‘Eco Justice” By Sam Williams In October, I attended The Human Rights Justice Peace Programme, six days of engagement Eco Justice issues and held in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. SCM members from the Asia Pacific region were invited to join the meeting, with overContinue reading “Human Rights Justice Peace Programme”

National Conference 2015

On the 25th – 27th of September the Student Christian Movement Aotearoa (SCMA) held their Annual General Meeting and National Conference. It was held in St Margaret’s Anglican Church on the beautiful cost of Brighton, Dunedin.   A dozen SCM’ers participated in the National Conference from across Aotearoa, learning about the successes and challenges that haveContinue reading “National Conference 2015”