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Update: Group gatherings in England

We are aware that there has been some uncertainty about the recent updates to Government guidelines around group gatherings. The guidelines state that people in England will no longer be permitted to gather socially in groups of more than 6 from Monday 14th September. This refers to gatherings both indoors and outdoors....

The campsite at Studland in Dorset

Studland – “a really special and significant place"

At this time of year we would usually be preparing for a busy Camps season and the beautiful campsite at Studland on the south coast of England is no exception. Sadly not in 2020, but as we contemplate a summer without sleeping under canvas at Studland, we wanted to explain...

The main house at Urban Saints Westbrook - the residential centre on the Isle of Wight, England

Westbrook: “An amazing location for all groups.”

Urban Saints Westbrook is our residential centre on the Isle of Wight and it exists for Groups to bring their young people and experience the benefits of a residential with time to explore more about Jesus. Urban Saints Guildford have recently celebrated their 110th anniversary at Westbrook, which they visit several...

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For such a time as this...

On Saturday 20th June, at least 120 of us gathered on Zoom for the first online nationwide prayer gathering.  It was great to meet up with a wide range of supporters, volunteers and staff from Urban Saints and pray together as one. We prayed together as small groups in breakout rooms and collected...

Young people playing table tennis at a local weekly Urban Saints Group

We Stand Together

At Urban Saints we’ve been deeply saddened by the violent death of George Floyd. We believe that all humans are created in the image of God and violent crimes against members of the Black and Minority Ethnic communities are shocking to the core of our beings and our organisation. We acknowledge...

A youth groups session hosted via a video call

Zooming Marvellous

Tired of "making do" with Zoom meetings and other online group times? This video unpacks the experiences of one of our Urban Saints Groups during lockdown... Wilson Beare (Impact Team Leader - Ireland) spoke to Brian, who leads an Urban Saints Group in the South West, to find out how his team responded...