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How to Include Autistic Children and Young People in Church

"Without considered and intentional measures, many aspects of church life can pose challenges for autistic children and young people." - Mark Arnold 'How To Include Autistic Children And Young People In Church' is a new book written by Mark Arnold (Additional Needs Ministry Director) and part of the popular Grove Youth...

Brian Spurling running a training session at Westbrook in 1986

The man who trained a movement

If there is one face from the last forty years that most Urban Saints Leaders would recognise, it is probably that of Brian Spurling. In his 28 years of paid service, he has travelled well over 300,000 miles and organised/run over 400 training/regional/ national events. At Christmas he officially retired, and...

Young woman running through a field, looking towards a sunset

Not alone and not afraid

We recently had our Spring 24/2 prayer event and several Urban Saints Groups participated in Our Big Journey. It is so powerful to see that God is not limited in the way humans are! We were able to be in different spaces physically, but it was clear that the Holy...

Additional Needs Ministry update

‘And God is able to shower all kinds of blessings on you. So in all things and at all times you will have everything you need. You will do more and more good works’ 2 Corinthians 9:8 (Accessible Edition New Testament, a project which we are collaborating in with Biblica). Your generosity has...

The Group in Ramsey and Dovercourt, Essex on their litter picking Journey

What a Journey

Over the weekend of 25th to 27th March, groups across Urban Saints took part in Our Big Journey - journeying together as one as a sign of belonging and togetherness. We had Journeys taking place along coasts, in parks, through the streets and even by canoe. So what was Our...

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Pray Through May

Urban Saints are supporting Youth For Christ's 'Pray Through May' - a month-long focus on praying for young people, with different daily and weekly themes and input from Youth For Christ and other partner organisations like ourselves.   Find out more