Sports Ministry


Lockdown/Coronavirus Sports resources
SU football: Jumpers for goalposts
SU cricket: Sticks for stumps
Assembly resource pack

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We believe that mission through sport is an effective way to build long term relationships, and to share faith with children and young people in the context of their communities and families.

Sportily: our dedicated Sports Ministry initiative
Sports Ministry is part of our Vision
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About Community through Sport

Sports during lockdown

Richard Witham of Scripture Union and our Sports Life vision group explains some of our Lockdown resources and how they can help you:

Series Guide

Lockdown Sports Infographic
Sports Lockdown Series – Golf
Sports Lockdown Series – Badminton
Sports Lockdown Series – Tennis
Sports Lockdown Series – Track and field
Further information and videos

An introduction to Sports Ministry

Why is it that Sports Ministry is a named part of the Diocese of Gloucester’s Vision? We asked sports ministers, volunteers and the public about sport and faith, and whether there was a link between the two…

Wild+Fit: Fitness and wellbeing event in Gloucester Cathedral

Introducing people to holistic and fun exercises, as well as raising funds for Gloucester City Mission, the Cathedral Nave was taken over by people learning different fitness exercises together. We all shared sacred space and common ground – exactly what a Nave is all about! People from lots of different backgrounds and communities came together to explore faith and what it means to ‘live your best life’.

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Football in the cathedral!

We celebrated the opening of the World Cup in style this June, bringing local schools together with different communities in the nave of the cathedral, and a huge MUGA for a day of games, skills and football mayhem in a gothic environment!
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Sport and faith

We hear from Di Blandford, whose church supports Psalms sports ministry in the local community.

See also: Scripture Union Sports Ministry in Rwanda