SASRA News & Events - Soldiers' & Airmen's Scripture Readers Association

  • Published 31 May 2016

    SASRA and HM the Queen

    The Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association (SASRA) has a rich history of royal patronage. Much of it is documented in the association’s archives: the first royal patron of SASRA was King George V who then passed the patronage of the organisation on to his son, King George VI.

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  • Published 11 May 2016

    The Scripture Reader and Soldiers

    The value of Scripture Readers in the Army is beginning to be pretty generally admitted.  I have known really good men, and established Christians in the ranks, say “why should not we have our Scripture Reader?”  There may be a very good reason for this; they would like his companionship, and be ple

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  • Published 26 Apr 2016

    From the Archives: WITH GOD

    The patterns of life in Great Britain are rapidly changing. Politics, economics, education, social and religious structures, moral standards, civil responsibility: all are in a state of flux.

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  • Published 1 Apr 2016

    New SASRA Iiterature coming soon!

    ‘I had lunched and said goodbye to my wife and three girls and started off to the Railway Station. The platform was crowded with Officers and soldiers going to the Front. Here I met one of my brother Readers, Mr Gordon Howard, late Rifle Brigade, with whom I was to travel. Punctually at 1 p.m.

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  • Published 16 Mar 2016

    From the Archives: WORDS

    Words are the stock-in-trade of us all. We use them so regularly that we scarce give time to consider their real significance. The following thoughts are drawn from the wise counsel of the Book of Proverbs.

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  • Published 8 Mar 2016

    Meg Atkinson looks to add another Nijmegen to her impressive list

    The Nijmegen March - a test of fitness and endurance spanning over 4 days, covering 30, 40 or 50km per day is celebrating its 100th March this year. For members of the military, participants are expected to complete this with a minimum of a 10kg backpack on top of the march.

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