Welcome to Scripture Union


Teachers: Mrs F Kennedy, Mrs B Carson, Mr J Black, Mrs D Beck, Mrs L Harvey, Miss C Bell

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OVERVIEW

LJHS Scripture Union meets on Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:20pm in Mrs Kerr’s room. It is part of the Scripture Union NI organisation and participates in events organised by SU nationally. As its name suggests, Scripture Union is a Christian after-school club, based on the teaching of the Bible and encouraging pupils to learn more about and follow Jesus Christ.

Scripture Union at LJHS is open to all pupils, whether from a Christian background or not. As well as being led by staff and older pupils, we have a range of visiting speakers, from local church youth groups, NI-wide Christian groups (such as Crown Jesus Ministries) and missionary organisations.

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Check out our Blog below to see what is happening in Scripture Union (SU) this year!

WEDNESDAY 24th OCTOBER

A team from Crown Jesus Ministries will be in Lurgan Junior High School during the week after the half-term break. On Friday evening, 9th November, they’ll be running a special event for all 11-14-year-olds – The 1Way Band will be playing, Paralympian gold-medallist swimmer Bethany Firth will be sharing her story and rumour has it that a teacher will face the Gunge Tank! Definitely NOT to be missed…

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THURSDAY 18th OCTOBER

Michael Frazer, Youth Worker from Lurgan Elim Church, spoke at Scripture Union today and led in some creative prayer ideas. Pupils used different colours of Skittles to give thanks for people in their lives. 

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They prayed for friends, for themselves and that God would challenge them and help them to grow as Christians.

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Pupils and Staff prayed about things that worried them and left them in God's hands.

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THURSDAY 11th OCTOBER

The Big Table Quiz: a huge thanks to all the parents, friends and staff who came along to support our Big Table Quiz. Thanks to Mr Lunn for asking the questions and keeping us entertained and to the many staff and SU pupils who helped to make the evening run smoothly.

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THURSDAY 11th OCTOBER

Stee, Steph and the team from Crown Jesus Ministries led SU last week - finding out how we could go and tell others about Jesus.

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MONDAY 1st OCTOBER

CALLING ALL QUIZ MASTERS! Lurgan JHS are organising a TABLE QUIZ!!!

The Table Quiz will raise funds for the Crown Jesus initiative that is taking place in school alongside our Scripture Union. It will take place on 11th October - everyone is welcome!

Tickets can be bought from Mrs Kennedy or from the front office with Mrs Bleakney!

THURSDAY 20th SEPTEMBER

Hannah Douglas from Tearfund was the guest speaker at Scripture Union this week. She gave an idea of the scale of World poverty using cups of rice - very challenging! 
https://www.tearfund.org/about_you/youth/

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TUESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER

Lunch Time Bible Studies begin tomorrow during both lunch sittings, in Mrs Kerr’s classroom. Pupils will need to bring a packed lunch. Everyone welcome!

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