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Celebrating Volunteers' Week

The annual national Volunteers' Week runs from Tuesday 1st to Monday 7th June. Urban Saints is a movement of volunteers making a difference in the lives of children and young people, far and wide and in every imaginable setting. We are nothing without people like you who give their time and...

Your labour is not in vain

Sometimes the investment we make into young people feels as though our efforts are in vain. Although we may have given them an enjoyable evening playing games and chatting about how God makes a difference in our lives, we would love to know if it is having any effect. We...

Coloured balloons fell from the top of the Royal Albert Hall during the closing number by Delirious? at No Turning Back to celebrate the centenary of Crusaders and Urban Saints

The party of the century - fifteen years on!

"I am not sure if I would have found this path in life if it wasn't for Urban Saints... and performing at the Royal Albert Hall was really a pivotal point in my life." - Beth Tysall It's getting very close to now to the fifteenth anniversary of Urban Saints. Fifteen years ago...

Video background from the Urban Saints Ireland Easter Boys House Party Online 2021

Second year online for Easter Boys

Due to the lockdowns at the start of 2021 across the Nations, the Ireland Easter house-parties had to run online for the second consecutive year. Whilst the teams were obviously really disappointed not to be able to run face to face again, they stepped up to the challenge and ran...

Tom - the host of The Early Early Show - enjoys some time at Urban Saints Westbrook Centre

Tom finds his voice

The Early Early Show has given young people an opportunity to share their voice in a new way and we hope to develop it in future series to encourage others to do the same. The Early Early Show began at the start of 2021. The vision was to have a weekly chat...

Justice given a Boost at recent conference

Boost – the youth work training conference organised by The South East Partnership – has continued to gather and support youth and children’s leaders online since the beginning of the pandemic. Instead of one large annual conference in London, there have been several zoom sessions, featuring a wide variety of...