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...

Why school's ministry matters to our church

Part of our Newhaven Church's mission is reaching out and serving the community; therefore it is good to have a presence in our local schools, showing that the church cares and reflects the love of Jesus. The SU Groups in...

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,...

Go Conference Review by Amy

Why did you go to the Go Conference? What did you learn? I went to the Go Conference because I wanted to learn more about Jesus and the Bible. Also, I haven't really talked to many people about being a...

Go Conference with Zoe Strong

Go Conference this year was an enjoyable and insightful experience for me, as always. I found the focus on Daniel particularly interesting as I hadn't realised how much I need to remember that God is both our friend and father...

Don't give up, even when you think no one is listening

Just before Christmas I received an email from Susan who leads a primary SU Group in my region. Her words were so encouraging that I wanted to share them with you. They reminded of these verses in Isaiah 55... "For...

New Disability app from Boy's Brigade NI

The Boys' Brigade in Northern Ireland have launched a Disability App to provide quick, basic information for youth leaders on 25 different disabilities that affect children and young people. The app is available on both Apple and Android platforms. The...

Young people tell us about their weekend away

We took a group of secondary school pupils away for the weekend at the end of November, and had a brilliant time. Below are some of the comments from the young people about the weekend - hopefully this will give...

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...

Urban reflections

Every few years the Scottish government produce their figures highlighting areas of Scotland most affected by poverty. These statistics, known as the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, take into account a range of factors including health, education, crime and dependency...

"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...

Money for nothing!

Charitable fundraising normally involves supporters, at some stage, reaching into their pockets and investing their own hard-earned cash. However, it need not always be so! Through the work of the SU Scotland Stamp Bureau, volunteers can turn donated stamps (and...