The Religious Diversity Centre’s Youth Leadership Council Project leaders are inviting applications for Ngā Rangatahi o Māramatanga, the Youth Leadership Council. This is open to New Zealand residents aged 16-35 who are passionate about the work of building understanding and acceptance of religious diversity throughout our society. They can be of any religious affiliation (includingContinue reading “Religious Diversity Centre accepting applications for Ngā Rangatahi o Māramatanga, the Youth Leadership Council”
A collection of photos from past years of National Conferences and AGM meetings to get you excited for this year’s event! Looking forward to joining together as a national Student Christian Movement in Wellington! See you there.
Another wonderful event enjoyed by our SCM Auckland members, alongside the teams from ‘You are Us’ and the Ahlulbayt Youth Circle. Sharing faith with others and embracing ecumenical relationships is at the heart of our work at the Student Christian Movement. Thank you for celebrating Iftar with us!
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”
SCM Canterbury’s Jessie Robinson reflects on her trip to SELF in Cambodia late last year. From the 24th of October until the 5th of November, I had the privilege to be in Siem Reap, Cambodia for WSCF’s School for Ecumenical Leadership Formation (SELF) programme. Identity, Diversity and Dialogue were the key themes of the programme.Continue reading ““Through Dialogue, We Change…””
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”
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”
Student Christian Movement Aotearoa: NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of will be held at Spencer Park Beach Lodge on Saturday the 1st of October, 2016 at 1pm Final date for receive nominations will be 1st October. All welcome we do hope you can join us. Enquiries to: natsec[at]scm.org.nz
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”
A Place at the Table By Rachel Tombs From November 24-30th 2015, I attended the Asia Pacific Regional Women’s Programme titled “Reclaiming my identity: Building theological and critical reflection on body, sexuality, violence against women and the sexual minorities”. This programme was hosted by Bangladesh SCM and held in the Church of Bangladesh retreat centre inContinue reading “Women’s Conference in Bangladesh”