Welcome to ASCM!
Australian Student Christian Movement (ASCM) is an ecumenical movement of tertiary
students, university faculty and senior friends with a history in Australia
dating back to 1896. Read more...
Did you know that 53% of Australian Christians support same sex marriage? And why? Queensland SCM invites you to a meeting 7-8 pm, on Friday July 27th at the Hamilton Town Hall in Hamilton, Queensland.
Turning Toward an Economy of Life by Prof John Langmore who attended the global conference held in Bogor, Indonesia in June this year the aim of which was to prepare a paper for discussion at the Tenth Assembly of the World Council of Churches to be held in Busan, South Korea in November 2013 with theme of ‘God of Life, lead us to justice and peace’.
Embracing and Embodying God’s Hospitality Today - a very important message from the Seventh Congress of Asian Theologians, put together by 24 women and 46 men theologians.
Victoria University Student Christian Movement usually meets on Monday or Tuesday at either the St Albans or Footscray Park campus. Contact Pierre Kazadi or Meaza Abetew for more details. They have a presentation on a social justice issue, and do some biblical reflection on it as well as enjoy lunch together. The 3 presentations in Semester 1 of 2012 were: Organ trafficking in the Sinai; The plight of Alem Dechasa in Lebanon; and Human Rights Defender Training in Seoul, South Korea.
Thought you knew it all about sustainability and what you can do? Well, check out the blog by WA SCM Senior Friend, Clare Nerida at Small Steps for Sustainability. In Clare's own words, "this blog describes what our suburban household has been doing to live more sustainably".
"Occupy" - presentation by Prof John Langmore (Professorial Fellow, Political Science Department, University of Melbourne) at the Thursday forums organised by the Chaplaincy Office http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/chaplains/ - check the chaplaincy web site for ongoing forums on the Occupy Movement
WSCF Asia/Pacific Women Doing Theology Workshop Bangkok, 2011 report from WA SCM participant, Jennifer Noonan - this report first appeared in "On the Road", Journal of the Anabaptist Association of Australia and New Zealand No. 51, Dec 2011
Archived news and events are available here
2011 Events: National conference, Perth Hills
|Praxis, the newsletter of WSCF Asia Pacific region. Previous issues.||A Century of Influence - the history of the Australian SCM|