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

  • Published 9 Aug 2016

    Edinburgh Tattoo Report

    The Edinburgh Tattoo takes place every year at Edinburgh Castle and brings with it hundreds of bandsmen, soldiers and artists alongside the many thousands of people who come to see it take place.

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  • Published 4 Jul 2016

    A Day in the Life of...Paul Somerville

    It has been a busy few weeks with preparations for Armed Forces Day, Battle of the Somme commemoration meetings, and involvement at a Royal Signals sponsored church service at the Garrison Church.

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  • Published 17 Jun 2016

    A Day on the Mall

    On Sunday 12th June 2016, my husband (ASR Lee McDade) and I headed to London to attend The Patron's Lunch - a celebration of Her Majesty the Queen's patronage of over 600 charities and organisations in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.

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  • Published 31 May 2016

    Prayer News - ASR Ray Hendricks

    UPDATE 9 JUNE 2016: Donna Hendricks has asked that we send this message to all those who have been upholding the Hendricks family in prayer: "Dear friends

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  • 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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