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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

Shoes for Schools

Scripture Union Amatola are working to help learners in disadvantaged schools, one pair of shoes at a time, through their ‘Shoes 4 Schools’ project. The project was started in 2007 by Scripture Union Amatola’s then Regional Director

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

Welbedacht Holiday Club | SU Durban

Welbedacht Holiday Club We had a brilliant holiday club this July. We had the South African Police partner with us: they spoke to the children about abuse, drugs and safety and each child was given a soccer ball. The highlight of the holiday club how

Reaching that one child for Christ

Still at university and looking for adventure, we set off to Grassy Park in Cape Town to “do this thing” called Holiday Club. I had never heard of SU before, but I knew it would be a great adventure, with Charles Charmers, our youth leade

Social Media Savvy

On the 19th of March 2016, SU Pietermaritzburg hosted an event addressing the dangers of social media for children and presented tips for parents and caregivers on how to manage the online presence of teenagers and how to put systems in place to prot