photo credit: Rick Otto, Diocese of Manchester

Busy Times For The Urban Saints Additional Needs Ministry

By Mark Arnold Summer term is turning into a really busy time for the Additional Needs Ministry at Urban Saints, with lots of in-building and online training sessions, conference speaking, writing, and radio and tv appearances! It’s great to be sharing the important message of acceptance, accessibility, inclusion, and belonging for...


Summer in North Wales. A story of amazing volunteers and a great God.

By Andy Hughes For the last 27 years, Crusaders/Urban Saints have had summer camps for our Groups in North Wales. We even managed an online camp during lockdown! These are rooted in our weekly Groups and involve our brilliant Leaders bringing young people from their Groups on camp alongside some other non-US...


Success at North Wales briefing

By Andy Hughes On Saturday 11th May, we were pleased to welcome 65 people to this event in Old Colwyn including leaders, supporters, camp volunteers, pray-ers, donors and eight young people who served and played their part brilliantly. People were welcomed with drinks and an opportunity to chat and browse our exhibition...


Ripon Urban Saints

Update from Ripon Urban Saints In case you weren’t aware, Urban Saints groups don’t just meet after school hours or at weekends, but some groups meet together at school as well. Urban Saints Ripon in Yorkshire started just a year ago They meet at lunchtime to have fun, connect with each other...


Guisborough All-nighter!

GUISBOROUGH ALL-NIGHTER! The youngsters from Guisborough Urban Saints took part in an Allnighter recently. And as you can imagine, there wasn’t much sleep going on! The young people creatively built a den out of a gazebo, added fairy lights, and net drapes and covered the floor with dog beds (new ones!) to create...

Girl age 14

Sowing a seed of faith

Sowing seeds of faith into young lives is a divine mission. As Galatians 6:9 encourages, "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." Like tender seeds in fertile soil, nurturing faith requires patience and...