Seen and Heard

In one month’s time, on Saturday 24th September, people from across Scotland will gather in Edinburgh for the first Seen and Heard conference. Seen and Heard is a network to encourage and equip those who work in children's ministry. The...

Volunteer profile: Lindsey

I asked Lindsey Stirling, one of our volunteers, a few questions recently... How did you first get involved with SU Scotland? I first got involved when I was in P5 and someone at church told me about a weekend away...

Let down the nets

Jesus’ ministry is overflowing with stories about fishing. For many years Mary Gargrave, Deaconess at Carnwadric Church, dreamed of taking children fishing to teach them more about Jesus. A few months ago, God provided the opportunity she needed to move forward with her dream.

"I felt a bit like Philip and the Ethiopian"

I accidentally left my backpack for the bus with my luggage which got placed in the hold. At the same time I left my Bible lying, hence I boarded the bus with nothing but my Bible. I sat beside Rachel*...

God's call to serve in schools

For months now I have been feeling like God was calling me into some sort of leadership; I just wasn’t sure exactly what. As well as sensing this calling myself, other people had leadership vision for me. When I was...

Rewarding city-wide events

As I finish my first year working with es-team, it has been especially rewarding to be involved in city-wide events. These are run to engage children and young people with the Bible and get them excited about knowing Jesus. We...

When ministry strands tie up

It is a huge privilege that we have so many opportunities within the school curriculum to teach the Bible and to help pupils understand more about what Christians believe. Bible Alive, Christmas and Easter lessons and assemblies are some key...

Who do you tell your troubles to?

It’s 12noon on Tuesday, and time once again to head off to a school SU Group. Two volunteers and I get the room ready – crafts, games and Bibles – and once the lunch bell rings, children start to arrive....

Chaos in the SU Group

What would you do if you were one of about 11 members of a pupil-led group that got invaded by 35 S3 boys? That was the situation for Hawick High School SU Group last September, and there was a range...

Strong?

Psalm 59 1 Deliver me from my enemies, O God; be my fortress against those who are attacking me.2 Deliver me from evildoers and save me from those who are after my blood. 3 See how they lie in wait...

Spitting Venom...

Psalm 58 1 Do you rulers indeed speak justly? Do you judge people with equity?2 No, in your heart you devise injustice, and your hands mete out violence on the earth. 3 Even from birth the wicked go astray; from...

Eat lunch, raise support!

Maxwell Mearns Castle love the work of SU Scotland - for the past few years they have held an SU lunch after the morning service and this year again the hall was packed. In January and February there had been...