• Pioneer ministers
  • New urban landscape

Practice-based theology

We provide theological insight with practice in the field for people who want to serve God whether in the church, the workplace or the community.

Our courses include youth and community work, urban ministry,
pioneer ministry and church leadership.

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  • Youth and community work

    Youth and Community work training at Scottish School of Christian Mission prepares people for a variety of church and community-based work, allowing students to enter into a wide range of roles in the Christian, voluntary and statutory youth and community work sectors when they graduate.

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  • Urban mission

    The urban world today presents challenges, reflected in the attention given to it in a wide range of academic disciplines. The challenge is no less serious and urgent for Urban mission.

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  • Changing Church in Scotland

    The church in Scotland faces changes and challenges from both within and without. Its place in society has altered drastically, as has the culture it inhabits. Scottish School of Christian Mission Changing Church courses help you to develop an appropriate response.

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A new term begins

A new term begins

The start of a new term is a busy and exciting time of year in the life of the college. This year we had much to praise and give thanks to God for. Interest in the BA(Hons) Theology (Youth and Community) based in Parkhead has grown. This term eight new students have joined the returning second year students in September, and there are also people attending individual classes. SSCM’s students joined with Nazarene Theological College ... Read more
Re-envisioning SSCM…  Equipping for mission

Re-envisioning SSCM…  Equipping for mission

Significant birthdays and times of transition both tend to engender nostalgia, a backward look to the “good old days”, and conversations that start with, “Remember when…?” Scottish School of Christian Mission has both a significant birthday this year and is living through a time of transition as long-serving staff go and new staff arrive (or return!) The birthday has given us an excuse to root through our archives, and we have unearthed some very stern looking graduation photos from the turn of last century ... Read more

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  • While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them." So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.

    Acts 13:2-3
  • "You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

    John 15:16
  • So Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you."

    John 20:21
  • "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."

    Mathew 28:19-20