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Discipleship in Lockdown

Watch the videos below to hear from some brilliant Group Leaders who are journeying with young people today, providing them with discipleship opportunities. Why do you disciple young people?   Doing this work with young people "is not volunteering, it is a calling". The last few months have been a challenge though. We've had to...

A group of Urban Saints Leaders standing on top of a wall - they are more than conquerors

24/2 Prayer

Being an 'Urban Saint' means prayer is essential and we seek to pray together regularly asking God to bless our Groups, volunteers and young people as well as the ministries of other youth organisations around the UK. We are passionate about inviting God into everything we do and we don’t want to...

A youth leader running a group session online

"I am desperately worried about young people..."

“Whoever welcomes one of these children in my name welcomes me.” Jesus, (Mark 9:37 NIVUK)   Mission goes online!   I was talking to a long-standing supporter on the phone recently. They were ever so worried about children and young people during the pandemic. We talked about the ways that Urban Saints is helping and as we...

A group of families on one of the Llanddwywe Family Camps in 2019

Llanddwywe - A small field in North West Wales

Taking young people away is a key part of the discipleship process for many Groups. While not possible in the summer of 2020, experiences like this will remain a fundamental part of our strategy in the future. In Wales, one Camp in a farmer's field has grown into an entire...

Person praying for Urban Saints

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...