We are increasingly seeing an overlap between SU ministries, where children who attend SUPA Clubs are also attending SU Camps during the school holidays, and then going on to serve. Regional Coordinator for North West NSW, Dave Tankard, tells us more and shares his vision for further expansion of SU ministries in the North West and across regional NSW.
Due to the restrictions that have been put in place for COVID-19, our SUPA Clubs and ISCF School lunchtime groups have been unable to meet and explore God’s Word together. This has, however, provided a space for us to explore different ways of assisting children, young people and families to meet with God daily through Bible reading and prayer. Read more!
We understand it’s been a difficult time for many as COVID-19 turned our lives upside down. Despite serious challenges, together we raised an amazing $414,382 in gifts and pledges for our Schools Ministry Fund! Interim State Director, Glenn Coombs, reports!
How do we move students from being seekers to leaders? How do we reach the unchurched and create pathways to hear the Gospel? What role have SU Schools and Camps ministries played? These are the questions Regional Coordinator for Far West NSW, Andrew Parkinson, has been exploring with youth leaders and pastors across the region.
There is no doubt that Summer 2019 was one of the most challenging ministry seasons due to the bush fires. Yet there is so much to celebrate as SUFM, SUmmerife, SUmmerkids, and Holiday Bible Clubs were bursting with life.
The testimonies have been pouring in, about how God turned up in surprising ways and how people’s lives were changed for good.