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Together we are creating safe spaces for young people

“Will I be the next one attacked? What do I do if I am? Should I carry a weapon to defend myself and my friends?” These are the questions that young people are asking us. Most know nothing of the hope and assurance that they can find with Jesus Christ. Most...

Urban Saints Ireland Camp

Join our Camps team - Ireland 2020

Join our team We are looking for people who have a heart to serve and lead on our Camps this coming year and help us make them the most memorable week for the young people who attend. We are delighted to host 4 Camps each year: Easter Girls and Easter Boys in Portadown...

Edgar the dragon and his kindly friend Ava as featured in the 2019 John Lewis Christmas advert. They are walking along together through their snow-covered town

Edgar the Dragon

(First published on the Additional Needs Blogfather blog) "Children with additional needs are best supported and helped not by trying to get them to ‘fit in’, or by trying to change them into someone that they are not and can never be, but by helping everyone to accept them for who...

A line of people side-by-side linking arms and looking out over the ocean.

What are you thankful for?

It’s always good to express gratitude and to reflect on what we are thankful for. In the run up to Christmas, it's a good discipline to practice. Reflection is one thing but when was the last time you actually contacted the person (or entire organisation for that matter!) and told them...

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Additional Needs Ministry

Jesus told them, The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. Luke 10:2 Thank you for supporting the Additional Needs Ministry at Urban Saints, whether by remembering us in prayer, attending events, sending encouragement or providing...

The Boys' Easter Houseparty 2019 in Ireland

Character Under Construction

The season of summer Camps is already underway but some lads and girls in Northern Ireland enjoyed some time away over Easter too. Caleb Keown, one of the Leaders on the Easter Boys' Houseparty, shares some of what happened: "This year’s Easter Boys’ Houseparty took place again at Mullartown House in Annalong, a...