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Give a gift for young people this Christmas

Christmas is coming "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16 NIV Christmas lights in the darkness. The smell of freshly baked mince pies. The rustle of wrapping presents. Carols heralding...

Members of the Urban Saints team saying thank you

Thank you from us all

We are so grateful to everyone who plays a part - large or small - in this fantastic mission. You are the reason we are able to make disciples for Jesus. Volunteering regularly, praying faithfully or giving sacrificially all make a lasting difference. Thank you so much for partnering with us...

The main house at Westbrook

Westbrook: Hope and resilience since 1948

Sir John Laing, the acclaimed philanthropist wartime builder and founder of Westbrook, once said, “works go well when they’re tendered properly”. It has always been the case that successful people ensure the quality and reality of their plans. Such it was with Nehemiah and the rebuilding of the walls of...

#prayonething - Painting with purpose

Ever since God broke my heart for the youth a few years ago, it’s been the kids on the fringe of society that pulls my heartstrings the most. As soon as Pam (Urban Saints Impact Team Leader in the North East of England) shared her heart for the mission in the Bradford...

“It wasn’t an easy year but I under-estimated how God could move”

After so much uncertainty, we were thrilled that we were able to run sixteen virtual Camps between Easter and August. Virtual Camps used a range of online approaches - with one doing a mixture of virtual and some face to face in small groups. Some Camps provided boxes of resources...

"It's not volunteering, it's a calling"

2020 has seen a significant rethink for Urban Saints Groups but discipleship has remained the central focus throughout. Over half our Groups have been meeting on Zoom. A number of other Group Leaders have kept regular weekly contact with young people in their Groups, via phone calls, closed Facebook groups or...