Staff move into brand new Alltnacriche housing

For those of you following progress on the staff housing project - be encouraged (or join the general sense of relief) - we've made it! Water was finally connected on the 14th and by Friday we had eleven contractors on...

Take a tour of the new Alltnacriche Staff Housing

We're still waiting for a few final tasks to be done, but we're getting there. In the meantime, enjoy the tour from Lizzie and Morven.

Does poverty really exist in the developed world

In May 2010, I moved back to Scotland with my family having spent the previous twenty years living and working in Mumbai, India's largest city with a population of around twenty million people. Taking up the Urban Ministries Leader role...

Do you know what youre throwing away

SU Scotland has recently received a gift of £500, raised purely from the sale of old stamps! Stamp collecting is one of the most well-known hobbies - from the joy of collecting to the ability to make new friends, lots...

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...

SU - June 2009

The June 2009 edition of @SU magazine has now been published and sent to all our supporters. This quarter's edition includes... A feature on how to 'Teach Yourself Bible Reading Groups' Andrei Cherniak in coversation with Andy Bathgate A preview...

Watch the Big Celebration video again

Thanks so much to everyone who came along to the Big Celebration on Saturday, it was a great day and I hope you all enjoyed it (check out the photos from the day on our facebook page). If you weren't...

Meet our new Centre Director

This week we've been delighted to welcome Michael Cook into the SU Scotland family as he started his role as the new, long-awaited Centre Director at Lendrick Muir. Michael's responsibilities will include managing the large team of staff and volunteers...

SU Scotland takes on Bible Alive Programme

> The primary school programme Bible Alive is now being operated by Scripture Union Scotland, with Lesley Crawford taking on the role of Bible Alive Coordinator. From Friday 1st April, Scripture Union Scotland took over the organisation of this successful...

Could Biblefresh change your world

Across the UK, Christian organisations are getting behind an exciting new initiative to encourage people to explore and understand the Bible and to grasp its relevance for their lives today. The Biblefresh project presents a tremendous opportunity for churches to...

Integrating Children into Church

It WAS different in the Old Testament... A great model of church can be found in the Old Testament where worship was family and community-oriented. God says to them, "The commandments that I give you today are to be upon...

Reading The Bible In Small Groups

First let's set the scene. The small group of children or young people are sitting in a circle on the beach or under a tree, in a hall or a classroom, in a dorm or maybe a tent. Everyone has...