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These ants have fed on one type of food and it has changed who they are - it's the same for the young people we disciple. They need a varied and healthy diet - not just spiritual milk

Spiritual Maturity

There is an idol of youth in our culture. I don't mean we worship young people, but we have a preoccupation with youth; whether it's looking younger, feeling young again, or recapturing what we missed out on. However, do we honestly want to go back to the school playground where we...

Young people enjoying the Urban Saints M + M Camp

Helping Young People Attend Camp

“Is James* booked in for camp this year?” I vividly remember asking James’ dad this question as he was dropping James off at our church Youth Group.  James’ dad looked sad. “James can’t go,” he said to me, “I’ve been off work for months and we can’t afford it.” I nodded, understanding their...

Young person wearing a hoodie and a beanie hat, leaping over a wall - doing some parkour

Urban Saints for a New Generation

We are hugely excited to announce the launch of our 2020 Vision and Strategy. Jesus calls us to share the Gospel and make disciples - and that is what Urban Saints is all about. We believe that young people meeting in weekly groups, enjoying everyday adventures and being together on camps...

A circle of open hands

A Bible For All

Imagine the transforming joy of being able to read God’s word properly yourself for the first time, instead of just having it read to you. There is a world of difference isn’t there?  Now imagine how exciting that must be, and how you would want to share that excitement with others that...

Sara Taylor - Impact Team Leader for Central and East

International Women's Day #beboldforchange

#BEBOLDFORCHANGE 8TH MAR 2017 On March 8th, Urban Saints marked the annual International Women's Day by turning our social media channels over to some inspiring women involved in the movement. Our Midlands Director, Sara, introduces the "takeover". International Women’s Day purposefully presents us with an opportunity to pause and reflect on the various challenges women...

A girl enjoying time at her group with other young people

Vulnerable, disadvantaged, excluded

The needs of children and young people, and the difficulties and challenges that they face, can be varied and complex, including emotional well-being, mental health, and the wide range of additional needs and disabilities many journey with. Up to to 1 in 5 children and young people in the UK have...