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Associate News

Crusader Associate News is our biannual magazine for those support the work of Urban Saints through the lens of Crusaders. In this edition: Our CEO, Richard Langmead, reflects on the idea that our 'mission is not in lockdown" Member of the Impact Team explain how we are still reaching out and supporting Groups and...

A youth groups session hosted via a video call

Zooming Marvellous

Tired of "making do" with Zoom meetings and other online group times? This video unpacks the experiences of one of our Urban Saints Groups during lockdown... Wilson Beare (Impact Team Leader - Ireland) spoke to Brian, who leads an Urban Saints Group in the South West, to find out how his team responded...

Mark Arnold sharing teaching and training as part of Spring Harvest Home online conference - Easter 2020

The training must go on

The Urban Saints Additional Needs Ministry is still really busy but urgently needs your help to keep going! “Thank you for the (online) training session this evening. It was definitely a good substitute for us not being able to be together properly.” Since this area of Urban Saints’ ministry started eight years ago,...

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We have some history here

At a time like this, it is reassuring to remember that Urban Saints has been around for well over a century. The people that make up this movement have overcome many tough periods and dark times – warfare, economic recession, spiritual decline and pandemics. Even when our society and culture has...

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Camps head off on a new adventure

Socially distanced adventures are not really an option on most of our Camps - but the summer is not cancelled! Camps are wonderful opportunities for children and young people to head away from home with their leaders for an awesome adventure. But how does that model work in a national lockdown? Thanks...

Dawn breaks on a new normal

Additional Needs - What could the post-coronavirus ‘new normal’ look like?

This seems like a very odd question to ask in the middle of the worst pandemic to engulf the human population for 100 years, but eventually there will be a post-coronavirus world to live in. But what might it be like? And what does that have to do with a ministry...