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Matt’s SU South Africa Story

Towards the end of June 2015 myself and seven other people came out from SU in UK to Scripture Union Western Cape to be involve with local holiday clubs and the Froggy Camp. Two other team members and I were involved in the holiday bible club ran by

New Wordspace Co-ordinator

I was introduced to Scripture Union Western Cape in 2010. Holiday Club found me and really crept into my heart and so I continued to volunteer for the next 6 years in various areas. Towards the end of last year, an opportunity arose within Bible Enga

God at work through camp!

Camping can include challenges like transportation arrangements and catering. These challenges can at times seem insurmountable, but we have a God who has no limits. In spite of the challenges or perhaps because of them (2 Corinthians 12:9-10 –

New National Training Co-ordinator

Garland Sam has been appointed as the new SU National Training Co-ordinator. Here he is training the 2017 Foxfire Gap Year teams from African Enterprise. The teams present at the training were from different parts of South Africa and Zambia. Garland

Leading 4WORD

SU has developed the 4Word App to help our leadership teams evaluate the effectiveness of their ministry. There are many opportunities for a young person to encounter Jesus through the Bible during the running of an activity. The actual time of teach

You say quiet time, I say liminal space

Author and theologian Richard Rohr describes liminal space as: “…where we are betwixt and between the familiar and the completely unknown. There alone is our old world left behind, while we are not yet sure of the new existence. That̵

Partnering in Bible distribution

An exciting initiative has developed in the SU Kwazulu Natal regions where the Bible Society have partnered with the SU teams in terms of targeted Bible distribution to key schools in the area. Jayce Naidoo, SU’s Durban Regional Director, is spearh

SU Training Set to Soar!

SU’s National Training Co-ordinator, Diane Evans, has made good strides on the realisation of the online training portal with the likelihood that we may have 12 modules up and running in January 2017. This is massively exciting and will service

Child Protection: A team effort

SU believes that Child Protection is as urgent and important as it’s ever been – and is paying renewed efforts to this key aspect. While it is a great privilege and joy to be involved in ministry with children and teenagers, it is also a massive

Thank you for supporting Delft Holiday Club | SU Western Cape

We have seen tremendous growth within our Delft (Cape Town) holiday club leadership team, especially in our 5 new volunteers who rose to the challenge and ventured out of their comfort zones. This year, we had two programmes: our Junior Programme (Co