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"Lord, teach us how to pray"

In my nearly twenty-five years of youth ministry, I have discovered that the easiest way to get a group of young people to stop talking is to ask them to pray. Even the most confident young people seem to clam up when we start to pray together. It is not just...

Equipping Groups, Camps and connected churches

‘Now may God supply you with everything good. Then you can do what he wants. May he do in us what is pleasing to him. We can do it only with the help of Jesus Christ. Give him glory for ever and ever. Amen.’ Hebrews 13: 20b-21 (Accessible Edition New Testament,...

Young people at school on a green background - National Day of Prayer For Schools - 28th September 2021

Your local school needs you

The Autumn term is now underway with schools returning after the summer holidays across the nations. The beginning of the academic year is always full of change and transition but this year feels especially significant. At such a crucial time we believe it is right to focus on schools and...

Restarting and supporting Groups

With the summer now behind us, thoughts now turn to Urban Saints Groups. We're really excited about the upcoming term and the opportunity for Groups to meet together face-to-face. Most Groups have some sort of Autumn relaunch each year but we're very aware that for many Groups, Covid-19 restrictions have meant...

The superhero of Urban Saints

As the dust settles from another successful Paralympic Games, what is the ongoing reality for disabled people in the UK? Sam Milne, a wheelchair basketball player and former helper in an Urban Saints Group, has written a blog for The Additional Needs Blogfather. Sam featured in the recent BBC News...

Face-to-face Camps are back!

After a year of uncertainty and challenge, we are delighted to have run over 20 face-to-face Urban Saints Camps this summer. We have run a range of residential Camps, Day Camps and some online activity this summer, providing hundreds of children, young people and families with opportunities for memory-making adventures and to...