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Walking from Crouch End to Luton for Urban Saints

The Long Walk

Spring 1900. An English missionary, enjoying some rest and study time at home from the mission field, started a youth group after a chance encounter in a North London park. Without knowing it, he began a long walk that we are all still on today. Albert Kestin responded to a need in...

A Real Island Adventure

Many of you will be able to testify personally to the value of residentials as part of the weekly Group work, and we have a number of Groups who love to use Westbrook on a regular basis. It’s all part of the ‘long walk in the same direction’. We asked...

The sensory space at Spree Central 2018

Spree to offer sensory spaces

Last year we launched the provision of sensory spaces at two of our Spree events (Central, and West). These sensory spaces, operating all day on the Saturday of Spree, provided a safe haven for children, young people, and even some leaders, who needed somewhere to escape the crowds, heat and...

Trust

To receive and to serve

I wonder what we think of when we hear the word Trust?   Something you have a confidence in or a high certainty that something will happen? When we Trust a person, perhaps we have a specific expectation and objectivity about the confidence we place in them, to see something through? We have...

The New Year House Party family celebrating the start of 2019 together

Celebrating New Year with the family

How many young people came to faith at your New Year Celebrations? The New Year House Party, at Urban Saints Westbrook, was the place to be at the start of 2019. We asked one of the House Party leaders to give us a brief update on the celebration of the...

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...