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Young people enjoying an uproarious barn dance in a marquee at the Dorset Venture Urban Saints Camp this summer (2018)

A great summer is just the beginning

"I can't believe how much coming to Camp has affected my life" The mission of Urban Saints is to make disciples for Jesus and we know that Camps provide significant moments on that journey for many people. Our 2018 season was no exception! A fabulous team of volunteers delivered 38 Camps, on...

A group of lads listen to Mike and Gordon at the Lenzie Boys Group - in its 50th year of discipling young people every week

What makes a Group succeed?

Urban Saints / Crusaders have always been passionate about starting up new groups. We’re very much focused on this but it’s our long-standing groups who are the core of the movement and we look to them to be the model for what works really well. There are some key common values...

A slingshot with three sharp stones

Giant Slayers

In June 2018 Matt Summerfield and Richard Langmead toured the UK and Ireland sharing the inspirational message of the boy David defeating the giant Goliath. This message really resonated with people because today our young people are facing so many giants – secularism, depression, social media, fake news, gang violence etc....

When I see a group of young people hanging out, I see a youth group that just doesn't have any leaders yet - Wilson Beare (Modern day Albert Kestin)

Love Launching Groups

Urban Saints don't *just* #lovegroups... we're also planting a great number of them too! We've had an amazing summer at Urban Saints with thousands of young people going on Camps up and down the UK and Ireland. It's been absolutely brilliant to witness young people hearing the Gospel, being discipled and...

Esther is a student who has taken on leadership responsibilities at Urban Saints Westbrook and in Justice charity at Oxford University

Esther

Meet Esther, a modern-day Giant Slayer. She’s 21 and has grown up through Urban Saints camps at Westbrook on the Isle of Wight. This summer she led on a camp there.     "From a young age I took my faith seriously, however Westbrook strengthened and stretched me in my journey. Westbrook taught me...

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Strangers paid for my holiday

“She was overwhelmed by the idea that complete strangers would pay for her to have a holiday.” Over the years many people have very generously given to the Camp Bursary Fund to enable young people to attend camp who otherwise may not have been able to go. One leader gave us...