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...

Kingscross survival guide

What on earth could persuade a person to spend a week sleeping in a cold, possibly damp tent? This is a question many of us may be asking ourselves after booking up to a camp at Kingscross this Easter or...

An SU story

To everyone at SU, I started coming to SU when I was ten years old. That now feels like so long ago and this is actually the only year out of the last six that I have not attended even...

Scoughall is where I grew up

If you've ever been to Scoughall then you’ll know that first impressions can be less than remarkable. It runs off a generator, you probably got lost on your way there, there are spiders every couple of square feet, and chances...

KX5 - An insider's report!

This summer, I was lucky enough to go to KX5, a week-long Scripture Union camp held on the Kingscross campsite on the Isle of Arran. The week was definitely one of the best experiences of my life: combining adventurous activities,...

SU Holidays 2017 - booking now open!

It’s the new year and Christmas has past, so why not start to think about what your child will be doing during their next holiday! Bookings for 2017 SU Holidays are now open! Visit the SU Holidays website at www.suholidays.org.uk...

"See those ladies in the kitchen?"

At the end of the sending out grace we say, “Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.” Well it is my privilege and pleasure to do just that in various SU kitchens around Scotland. Prayers definitely upheld the...

10 years with SU Scotland

For me, some of the best times have been when I’ve been involved in a ‘hands on’ way at the centres. My usual role involves admin, which isn’t always very thrilling, but on occasions ‘they’ let me out of the...

Reliance on God

It can be extremely hard to rely on God. We tell ourselves that God has far greater problems than our little lives, or that we don’t need God for the day to day only for the big things like job...

Ten things you should always bring to camp

Food It’s been 56 minutes. We’re still on this bus; the conditions here are deteriorating quickly. After the seventh rendition of ‘Love the Lord your God’ I find myself close to the edge, my energy gone. If only I had...

Alltnacriche is the best place to be

So much has happened in the last few months; three SU Holidays, two weekend camps, one holiday club and a new addition to the family in the form of my beautiful daughter-in-law Judah! That is of course alongside the weekly...

Why volunteering is so valuable

Every class has one annoying know-it-all student that everyone hates to a degree (if yours didn’t, think carefully because it was probably you). In my class, and at my Sunday school, it was me. I knew the Bible stories inside-out...