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Bumper Camping Season: SU Algoa

It gives me great pleasure to share with you stories of what God has been doing through us among the young people over the just passed school holidays. December school holidays are our busiest time of the year, yet most exciting. This past holiday di

SU Global Assembly Reflections

What an amazing week it was in November 2017, when over 500 fellow brothers and sisters in the global SU family, met together in Putrajaya, Malaysia, just outside Kuala Lumpur. This would be my first (and hopefully not my last :D) overseas trip. I wa

Getting ‘Closer to God’

For two years running, SU Amatola has actively promoted the Closer to God devotional (as well as other SU bible reading notes for children and teens) in local churches in East London. It has been a fantastic team effort and incredibly successful on m

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2018

As you know, just reading a book is hard for many children and teenagers. Reading a book written by different authors from different historical periods and in different styles can be even harder! Reading the Bible though is integral to our spiritual

General Director Vacancy January 2018

Scripture Union (SU) South Africa is a Christian mission and registered NPO (008-036) reaching out to the young people of South Africa with the Gospel. It was established in South Africa in 1924 and has presence in most of our provinces. It aims to l

Scripture Union KZN Durban

It has been a wonderful yet busy year working with young people through a variety of activities. It has been the joy of the staff and volunteers to connect with these young people leading them to know and walk with God. It takes great passion and lov

Limpopo Holiday Club

Scripture Union Gauteng North is very thankful to be able to continue with the ministry in Tafelkop, outside Groblersdal. We started working at Matsepe Primary School with the grade 6 class running a lifeskills programme. During October 2-6 we ran a

Holiday Clubs July 2017

As support staff to Regions, National Office staff don’t always get the opportunity to be out in the “field”. We tend to be so focussed on admin or support that we sometimes forget why we do what we do! This past July, we decided to

God at work in our schools: Empower Leadership Camp

I always wondered what a beautiful story is. Well here is one, I think. It is now more than two years back that a dear friend from Northern Ireland offered us the chance to do something with some support from his church in that country. One of the ar

Barbara Fish: Championing a truly local gem

SU’s Closer to God daily Bible-reading guide for adults has been a flagship Bible Engagement tool over many years. Initially using UK writers, closer to God is now a fully home-grown, southern African success story that speaks to our African is