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...

New zip line at Alltnacriche

We can't wait to get a shot on the new double zipline at Alltnacriche!

Having fun at the Shrovetide camp

We know how much our young people love Easter camps, but they don't just run here in Scotland. Vera, who heads up SU in St Petersburg, Russia, ran a camp too. She tells us a little about it... Before Easter...

What does the word “missions” mean to you?

What does the word “missions” mean to you? When we think of “missions” we often imagine the classic missionary in a far flung land. But all over the city this summer hundreds of children will attend SU Holiday Clubs which...

Building friendships - new and old

We loved having Mahbuba, one of the SU family in Tajikistan, with us last month. She had the opportunity to meet many of our supporters and thoroughly enjoyed their warm welcome and generous hospitality. Mahbuba was especially encouraged by new...

Gap year trip to Ukraine

One of the things that led me to do this gap year was the mission trip to Ukraine. Ever since I went to Lithuania in 2014 I’ve had an admiration for the former Soviet Republics so I was eager to...

Contemplations of a gap year

It’s that time of year again that all those who have been through the UCAS system (or similar) will be able to empathise with. The anxiety of not knowing what will happen next year is coming back. Having just had...

Different language, same God

From 11-23 February 2016 the SU Scotland gap year team (Fergus Munro, Rachel Barr, Rachael Cobb, Nathanael Jones, Joanne Fisher and Anya Stupak), and SU staff Jackie Ringan and Colin Carmichael, took part in a mission trip to visit the...

It’s one small step for SU...

Over the past few months we have all enjoyed following Tim Peake's progress aboard the International Space Station. It reminds us, that as a human race, there are still frontiers to be pushed and places which remain unexplored. A few...

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...

What is gap:church?

gap:church is one of the ways SU Scotland wants to say “yes” to the church in Scotland. Our gap year programme aims to encourage and enable those who want to discover their full potential to serve Scotland’s mission field. If...

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...