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

  • 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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  • Published 29 Feb 2016

    Serving the Armed Forces in Afghanistan

    In August 2015 The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland left Glencorse barracks in Edinburgh to begin an eight month deployment to Kabul. For many of us, it was a familiar journey back to Afghanistan where the British army has been operating since 2004.

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  • Published 25 Feb 2016

    HM The Queen turns 90

    As this year marks Her Majesty the Queen's 90th Birthday, we are delighted to be working with The Online Book Company who have provided a wonderful Online Book for people from all around the world to wish The Queen a very Happy 90th Birthday.

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  • Published 17 Feb 2016

    Lee McDade - SASRA's Singing Scripture Reader

    ITC Catterick Scripture Reader Lee McDade recently gave an interview to Forces TV about his work as a military evangelist. In it he explains what it is an Army Scripture Reader does, and a little bit about his own story of faith.

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  • Published 3 Feb 2016

    Called Home

    As some of you may know, retired SASRA worker and beloved SASRA “treasure” Vera Crofts went to be with the Lord on the evening of Friday 22nd January.

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  • Published 11 Nov 2015

    SASRA- "Lest we Forget"- Armistice Day

    SASRA remembers Armistice Day today at 10.55am, with the observing of 2 minutes silence outside Havelock House. All are welcome to join us in this act of remembrance.

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