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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...

The 7 ethical questions blog on Premier Christianity - and our reflections on it

The Adventure of Living Justly

For over 2000 years, the adventure of pilgrimage has been a powerful part of a Christian's development. We believe that every young person should have the opportunity to take part in an Overseas Adventure that pushes boundaries, accelerates discipleship and engages them in justice whilst they learn and make friends. Over the...

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Urban Saints invited to join the European Disability Network

The work of the Additional Needs Ministry at Urban Saints has been recognised internationally as the steering group of the European Disability Network have invited us to join, representing children and young people from the UK with additional needs or disabilities. The European Disability Network seeks to see a dynamic disability...