This will be a follow up of the NESCAP launched in 2010 during the CCA assembly in Kuala Lumpur. In anticipation of the participation of SCM senior friends and student members in the up-coming WCC Assembly in Busan, a WSCF global senior friends gathering is being planned. [read on]
The WSCF and SCM Senior Friends Gathering was held on 19th April 2010 during the 13th General Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The purpose of this gathering was an initiative by the WSCF AP to bring together the senior friends and students who were attending the CCA assembly for a time of fellowship and also to share the life and work of the WSCF AP. [read on]
In anticipation of the participation of SCM senior friends and student members in the up-coming CCA Assembly, a WSCF Gathering is being planned. The Gathering aims to gather about 50 participants to launch the NESCAP or the Network of SCM Senior Friends in Asia Pacific Region. [read on]
Senior friends have been an integral part of the Student Christian Movements (SCMs) in the Asia-Pacific region. They have played an important role in the life of the SCMs. They have also been a great source of support, guidance and motivation to the SCMs in the region. [read on]
Many of us have had unforgettable experiences in the SCMs and WSCF. I’m sure that you will agree that we have gained so much from our involvement in the SCM and WSCF and have brought about meaningful
changes in our own lives.
It has opened up our young minds to new perspective and viewpoints. It has provided us a unique space to challenge each other and make meaningful contributions in our societies. Most of all, we gained friends and comrades from far away places, many of whom have become lifetime friends, comrades and partners in life.
Because you believe that the same experience is worth sharing to the younger generation, and you believe that the vision of the SCMs and WSCF continues to inspire many young people today.
Here are some of the reasons that continue to inspire many young people from all over.
The purpose of this Appeal is to support the projects and to help sustain the work of the national movements in 17 countries, where there are SCM still active and contributing in their own way. [read on]
by Hye Ran Kim-Cragg
WSCF AP Senior friend
November 24-28, 2008
Thirty-five women who are theological educators around the world gathered in Bossey Institute, near Geneva, during November 24-28, 2008. We worshipped, studied and discussed the role of mission as women educators, and celebrated the work of women in teaching ministry. [read on]
Our heartiest congratulations to Rev Dr Ahn Jae Woong, the well know Asian ecumenical leader from Korea, for being awarded the Degree of Doctor of Divinity by the Senate of Serampore College, one of the first institutions in India to be given the status of a university.” [read on]
SCMP Senior Friends (SF) gathered in 70’s Bistro for a night of memories, music and tribute to SCM martyrs on January 19. Around 20 representatives of SCMers from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s came by invitation of the SCM National Executive Committee. [read on]
Over the years, significant numbers of SCM members in Bangladesh are becoming ex members due to ending of their studentship and entering into professional and family life. As Bangladesh SCM is an absolute student organization so the ex members have very limited scope to get together and express their solidarity under the banner of Bangladesh SCM. [read on]
August 13, 2007
Dinner Fellowship with Asia-Pacific senior friend and students and staff members of KSCF was held on August 13, 2007 in Seoul Korea. The dinner fellowship was hosted by KSCF senior friend, Dr. Kang Moon Kyu, who was also a former WSCF Regional Secretary in the 70’s. [read on]
The first ALDEC Alumni Reunion Fellowship was held on June 9-11, 2006 at the YMCA Center in Tozanso, Gotemba, Japan. ALDEC, an acronym for Asia Leadership Development Center Program, was the first leadership program organized by the WSCF AP in 1970 attended by 23 SCM leaders all over Asia-Pacific. [read on]
August 8, 2004
The 2nd meeting of WSCF AP friends was held in Chiangmai on 8 August 2004 in conjunction with the 33rd General Assembly of WSCF. About 20 senior friends gathered together and listened to the stories and struggles of the SCMs in the region as well as the world. They gave comments and suggestions to enrich the current programmes and shared ideas to support regional works financially. The next meeting will be held in Singapore around mid-July 2005. [read on]
March 17 to 18, 2003
WSCF AP Office, Hong Kong
The chair of the AP region, Rev. Stephen Hsu opened the meeting with prayer, and Rev. Fung shared a Bible message chosen from Mt. 5:9 – “Peacemaker”. Shin and Yock Leng shared about the activities of the national movements, region and Federation. Especially, Shin spared much time in explaining the ongoing financial crisis in the Federation. [read on]