Welcome to St Peter’s House: the home of the Student Christian Movement in Manchester!
St Peter’s seeks to be a house that offers:
- A spiritual home to students and staff of all faiths and none, for reflection, refreshment, and renewal
- A place where faith meets intellect and intellect meets faith
- An inclusive community where we seek to break down barriers, where the whole world gathers and diversity is celebrated
- A space to find and celebrate life through fellowship in Christ, sharing God’s love in worship, prayer, music and the arts,
- A place where we are challenged to discover and embody the Kingdom values of justice, joy and peace.
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Recent Blog Posts
October 8, 2015 |
On October 4th, a small group from St Peter’s marched on Manchester, protesting the Conservative party conference and the cuts which it had so brutally carried out against the poorest and most vulnerable in society. We were joined by many others, it is estimated 80,000 people turned out in order to spread the message that austerity and the conservative government wasn’t welcome here in Manchester. One of the things that really amazed me was the breadth of organisations that came to stand up, there were peace organisations from Stop the War and CND which spread the message that instead of being war mongers than instead we should be peacemakers, ready to stand up against...
October 8, 2015 |
Reflecting on Matthew 25 one of the things that really strikes me is the call to welcome everyone, without discrimination or exception: those who are vulnerable and especially those on the margins of society. For many new and returning students, the beginning of an academic year can be both exciting but also nerve wracking as many don’t know what to expect, many may be feeling nervous, scared, unsure or may be coming to the UK or Manchester for the first time. However, something that strikes me about Manchester is the warmth of welcome and support to new students. For many new students, one of their main fears is getting lost, but having campus tours...
September 9, 2015 |
Reflecting on Genesis 12 1-9 The promised land and the university experience When reflecting on the story of Abraham and his call to the Promised Land I am struck by how similar his experiences are to most students starting either for the first time or returning for the new academic year. Like Abraham many students are heading for the promised land, that of university with all the new challenges and experiences that it may bring. A place which is both full of hope and expectation but also a place of unknowing. Many may be nervous and unsure about what the new year may bring but also feeling excited about all the new adventures that...