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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...

Scotland News - March

Spree in the Borders bookings Bookings have been open for Spree in the Borders, our annual summer camp, for a few weeks and our lodge spaces have already sold out! Spree is a partnership between Urban Saints and Rock UK based at Whithaugh Park and has been running around a decade. Each year more groups...

The sensory space at Spree Central 2018

Spree to offer sensory spaces

Last year we launched the provision of sensory spaces at two of our Spree events (Central, and West). These sensory spaces, operating all day on the Saturday of Spree, provided a safe haven for children, young people, and even some leaders, who needed somewhere to escape the crowds, heat and...