We are growing as a team in quality & quantity!
The European Regional Committee of the World Student Christian Federation spent one fruitful week from 28 January to 3 February close to Sheffield in a lovely cottage, well equipped with soft blankets and couches.
These were needed a lot as the chilly Yorkshire environment was waiting for the ERC members with its green slopes, rainy clouds and sunny but cold mornings. Six days were spent there with hours of discussions and with its result: consensus based agreements.
In these days we dealt with the challenges of the second part of our term: we could finalize the strategic planning process and returned back home with lots of notes and a long to-do list. We were happy to get know the active and dedicated members of SCM Sheffield and spent a wonderful afternoon together with them during a Regional SCM Gathering.
We can proudly report that the ERC is growing as a group in number and quality as well; during our meeting we met Lucian Cirlan, our new Lingua Franca coordinator. We are so much looking forward to continuing our work: contacting new SCMs in Europe, meet students at our upcoming events, encourage them to speak up, keep campaigning and improve the structure and working methods of the Federation.
We will meet again in August in Østed in Denmark, where we will prepare the 2013 European Regional Assembly. Until then we will keep in frequent touch by Skype, email and prayers!
Márta Várnagyi (Hungary) is WSCF Europe Events Coordinator