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Pheobe Mills - leader at Reading College Urban Saints Group

"I wanted to be part of it"

Pheobe Mills has just started leading at the new Group at Reading College Urban Saints. She explains why she volunteered for this.   Urban Saints have a heart for seeing young people come to know Jesus and this is what I really loved. Having recently moved to Reading I was wondering how I...

Making Young Disciples for Jesus

Let me tell you about two brothers I met last Sunday. I went to a small local church on a council estate in one of the most deprived areas in the UK. Two friendly boys aged about 10 and 8 were kicking a football around in the church car park...

The new Energize logo - website relaunched on 2nd April 2019 with a new look and brand new and improved features

New Energize website launches

We are delighted to announce that the brand new version of Energize has launched this week, after a year of behind-the-scenes development. Energize (our key resources website) launched in 2003 and currently provides quality discipleship materials - including prayer ideas, video clips and discussion starters - to over 1600 churches and...

Refreshing Urban Saints

March 29th has always been a special day for Urban Saints. It is the date the movement first began, when the handful of Crusader Classes joined together to become a Union in 1906. On the 113th birthday of this Union (when we once again 'become a teenager', so to speak),...

Walking from Crouch End to Luton for Urban Saints

The Long Walk

Spring 1900. An English missionary, enjoying some rest and study time at home from the mission field, started a youth group after a chance encounter in a North London park. Without knowing it, he began a long walk that we are all still on today. Albert Kestin responded to a need in...

A Real Island Adventure

Many of you will be able to testify personally to the value of residentials as part of the weekly Group work, and we have a number of Groups who love to use Westbrook on a regular basis. It’s all part of the ‘long walk in the same direction’. We asked...