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AGM and Trustee Nominations

This week we are writing to the Members of The Crusaders' Union (operating as Urban Saints) to confirm the date of our Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Saturday 15th October 2022. We will be writing to Members again nearer the time with more details. Members are eligible to...

Beth chatting with members of her Urban Saints Group at Spree South West 2022

"Made to feel welcome and that they belong"

Beth loves being a Leader at the Trowbridge Impax Group, having had an equally positive experience going to the Group as a young person. This is Beth’s story… "The Urban Saints Group is truly a place where young people are made to feel welcome and that they belong and can get...

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Grow in the first few days

We've added a new devotional series called "What next?" to Grow - the mobile app that combines social media with inspiring Christian content - that we believe will be very useful for any young people who make their first steps of faith this summer. "What next?" helps young people explore the...

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“The return is far greater than the investment”

A celebration was held from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2022 to mark the end of 70 years of WhitCamp. I went along to meet the team, hear some stories and understand more about what made this Camp so special. Around 100 people came to thank God and enjoy...

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Snap-shot of a Group post-lockdown

What does being part of an Urban Saints Group mean to young people, particularly in the last year or so as we emerge from the pandemic? One Group decided to find out, and they have shared the illuminating responses with us. How did you feel during lockdown when Crusaders* could not...

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Sowing into Schools

“We are an organisation that wants to engage with young people, the vast majority of whom have disengaged with, or never been near, church. Therefore, we must go to their places and spaces bringing the person, presence and good news of Jesus with us.” As new Urban Saints Groups slowly start to...