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...

Growing the SU Scotland team

One evening in late August, I was sitting in the Kilpatrick Room at Lendrick Muir with 53 trainee leaders reviewing their summer of serving on SU Holidays & Missions. During the worship, they were given an opportunity to stand up...

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...

@SU Magazine | Nov 2016

The brand new edition of @SU Magazine and Prayer Diary is now ready for you to enjoy. This edition we look at "growing the team"...Read now to hear about: Developing leaders - Equip! is our new training programme to support...

There's always a suitcase to unpack

SU Scotland loves residential events! In some ways they are the place where our two key values - dependence on God and deeping relationships - are displayed most vibrantly. June to December allows plenty of opportunities to refine the skills...

Prayer Is....

Prayer is... Sit still, clasp your hands, Shut your eyes tight Mind goes blank Distractions flow Concentrate with all your might! What should I say? Where should I start? Take deep breaths Focus the mind Still my beating heart Prayer...

Exploring the Bible in and out of primary school

Our new startegy is all about growing the team. As part of that, we want to provide training, resources and inspiration for those working with children in school groups and churches. We're running a series of events about exploring the...

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...

Welcome to the gap year, Mark

Hello! My name is Mark Cobain; I live in Glasgow and work at the Milton Street office as part of the gap year that I am currently undertaking with SU Scotland. Having left school this year I found God calling...

Take a stand – be an MSYP

Are you a Christian aged 14-25, actively involved with SU Scotland? Do you want to make a difference in Scotland and to make the voice of young people heard in this country? If so, we’d love to hear from you......

Introducing our new look

By now, you might have heard or seen that we’ve been working on a refresh of our SU Scotland brand. With over 2,000 volunteers across the country involved in running our activities, we’re a pretty diverse organisation. But at our...