What we do
Scripture Union has a variety of specialist ministries all designed to help children, young people and families come to know Jesus Christ and to learn more about God through the Bible. The work is carried out through local people in ways that are appropriate to their country, culture and situation and include a whole range of ministries listed below from camps, holidays and school clubs to values education and Bible reading resources.
Current ministries include:
Both printed and digital
Ways of helping people understand and engage with scripture
Scripture Union resource centres and bookshops that also sell other general Christian publications and resources
Broadcast Media Ministry
Radio and podcasts
Camps / Holidays
Residential activities for children, youth and families
Campsites / Conference Centres
Campsites for Scripture Union groups and campsites / conference centres with permanent staff for use by SU and others
Children / Youth Ministry Training
Training events and consultation
Beach, holiday and church-based children, youth and family missions
Locally based clubs
Online Bible engagement
Other Ministry Resources
Printed and digital resources such as Sunday School and holiday club materials, safety and care guidelines, books and multimedia resources
Including school groups and chaplaincy
Including sports clubs and KidsGames
Work with those 'at risk'
Abandoned boys, street, and orphaned children and youth
Work with those with 'special needs'
Those with disabilities and hearing impaired
Including Aid for AIDS and Lifeskills
Scripture Union is primarily a volunteer organisation with a small number of staff who encourage, train and coordinate our many ministry workers worldwide
There are plenty of opportunities to give your time as a Scripture Union volunteer in your country. For more information please contact the National Movement in the country where you live. Click here to go to the Around the World section of this site.