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What We Do

Vacation Bible School

Scripture Union has a variety of specialist ministries.  The work is carried out through local people in ways that are appropriate to the country, culture and situation in which a movement is based. Currently, ministries include:

  • Bible Ministries – ways of helping people understand and engage with Scripture.
  • Bible Guides/Cards – both printed and digital.
  • Schools Ministry – including school groups and chaplaincy.
  • Camps/Holidays – residential activities for children, youth and families.
  • Holiday Activities – beach, holiday, and church based children, youth & family missions.
  • Neighbourhood Clubs – locally based clubs.
  • Values Education – including Aid for AIDS and Lifeskills.
  • Sports Ministry – including sports clubs and KidsGames.
  • Work with those ‘at risk’ – abandoned boys, street, and orphaned children & youth.
  • Work with those with ‘special needs’ – those with disabilities and hearing impaired.
  • Broadcast Media Ministry – radio and podcasts.
  • On-line Ministry – on line Bible engagement.
  • Children/Youth Ministry Training – training events and consultation.
  • Other Ministry Resources  – printed and digital resources such as Sunday School and holiday club materials, safety & care guidelines, books and multi media resources.
  • Bookshops – Scripture Union resource centres and bookshops that also sell other general Christian publications and resources
  • Campsites/Conference Centres – Campsites for Scripture Union groups and campsites/ conference centres with permanent staff for use by SU and others.
  • Volunteer Scripture Union is primarily a volunteer organization with a small number of staff who encourage, train and co-ordinate 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 SU Around The World section of this website.