Our program will include

Concentrating on our theme of ‘Bridging the Gap’.

  • Each day will begin with a time of sung worship and a Bible reflection.
  • This will be followed by a keynote session, based on a daily theme.
  • A time of guided discussions will ensue, and this will be an opportunity for you to influence what Scripture Union could look like over the next few years.
  • The Young Ambassadors will be sharing on their insights, concerns, and interests, particularly as they look to the future.
  • A showcase of the work of SU from the different National Movements will take place on Tuesday afternoon.
  • There will be a selection of afternoon breakout groups, with an emphasis on: ministry, projects, sustainability, partnership and governance.
  • As always, we hope the table groups will be a highlight!
  • There will also be occasions for corporate prayer, small group conversations, early morning prayer and opportunities for pastoral discussions.
  • Each evening, there will a themed event: Welcome Event, Prayer Night, Cultural Event and a Commissioning Night.
  • The General Assembly will meet on Wednesday afternoon, to deliberate on some important matters including some changes to the SUI constitution.

Keynote speakers


The basic conference timetable is as follows:

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Catered meals will be provided only as indicated on the timetable. The hotel restaurant caters for a wide range of international tastes and there will be plenty of choice on offer. On the Community Group day, a lunchbox meal will be provided for those attending the meetings. For other meals, there is a café area in the hotel lobby where drinks and light meals can be purchased and in the adjacent shopping centre, there are restaurants, coffee shops and a supermarket. You will find tea and coffee making facilities in all rooms, and water is readily available throughout the hotel.


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