Gowanbank House gift to SU Scotland

We are pleased to announce that SU Scotland has been gifted a property which we believe will enhance our ministry with children and young people in Scotland. Thanks to the remarkable generosity of its present owners, SU Scotland will take...

Growing the team of donors

All our SU Scotland supporters are partners with us in fulfilling the vision to help children and young people explore the Bible and respond to Jesus. Our desire is to draw more partners alongside us in this ministry; people who...

What will God do in lives this summer?

What will God do in lives this summer? We know that his work is sometimes quiet, hidden and long-term. We know that it is not always dramatic or star-studded. It does not always have the razzmatazz of worldly, media-dominated culture...

A roller-coaster of circumstances

If your life is anything like normal it will contain many ups and downs. I've been reflecting on this recently in the life of Jesus. The circumstances of his life took many turns. Mark compresses things in his fast-paced, relatively short gospel, but you cannot read it without being struck by the massive ups and downs in the life of the Lord Jesus.

Reflections on Psalm 67

A couple of Saturdays ago, our International Committee had a day away to think and dream about the future --- how can all of us involved in SU Scotland be even more aware of God’s world? How can we best promote the needs of other SU movements across the globe? What is God calling us to in the coming 3-5 years?

Glory

I’ve been thinking a bit about ‘glory’ recently. What does the word conjure up for you, I wonder? We had a look together at John 17 at New Staff Retreat and you can’t read that chapter without encountering the idea of ‘glory’. Jesus prays that he will be glorified, just as he has brought glory to his father on earth.

Our response to case involving former employee

We note the conclusion of the legal case involving our former employee, Alistair Scott McVean. The safety and protection of children and young people is paramount to what we do so when the situation came to light in June 2011,...

Response to recent media story

You may be aware of a story in the news surrounding a former Scripture Union Scotland employee pleading guilty to downloading indecent images of children. Our response to this is as follows: Scripture Union Scotland's highest priority is ensuring the...

Come

When Jesus said; ‘let the little children come to me’ (Matthew 19:14) he was not only challenging the mindset of his generation, he was laying down a principle for the life of his church for all generations. Every children’s ministry...

Potatoes Parachutes and Prayer

Pray Any Way, now in its second year, allows families to come together for an afternoon focussed on fun prayer. This years event, held again on a Sunday afternoon at the Houston House Hotel in West Lothian, drew over 100...

Join us in prayer for SU across the world

Each year we join with our fellow workers, volunteers and supporters across the world in prayer for the international ministry of Scripture Union. This year, the SU International Week of Prayer is taking place from 6th-12th November, and prayer will...

How will the church look in the next 20-30 years

It's not looking great. Recent statistics for the UK show a 90% decline in the numbers of people under 20 attending church over the last 20 years[1]. What will that mean for the church in the next 20-30 years? It...
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