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Jonny Gerrard will be co-leading his first Urban Saints Camp after growing up through Camps since 9 years old

Discipled through Camps

"Captivated by how amazing and fun a life with Jesus could be..." Urban Saints Camps are a fantastic discipleship accelerator and a great learning environment to develop in leadership. The annual camp experience is all about making memories and building faith and young people often return year on year. We spoke to Jonathan,...

The New Year House Party family celebrating the start of 2019 together

Celebrating New Year with the family

How many young people came to faith at your New Year Celebrations? The New Year House Party, at Urban Saints Westbrook, was the place to be at the start of 2019. We asked one of the House Party leaders to give us a brief update on the celebration of the...

Celebrating 30 years of Newtownards Urban Saints

Learning the hard way

David leads an Urban Saints Group in Newtownards, Northern Ireland. He spoke about the challenges of youth work today, and how his group – 30 years old this year – ‘learned the hard way’ about the necessity of prayer.  Urban Saints Newtownards has been running for 30 years this November, but...

Young people enjoying an uproarious barn dance in a marquee at the Dorset Venture Urban Saints Camp this summer (2018)

A great summer is just the beginning

"I can't believe how much coming to Camp has affected my life" The mission of Urban Saints is to make disciples for Jesus and we know that Camps provide significant moments on that journey for many people. Our 2018 season was no exception! A fabulous team of volunteers delivered 38 Camps, on...

A group of lads listen to Mike and Gordon at the Lenzie Boys Group - in its 50th year of discipling young people every week

What makes a Group succeed?

Urban Saints / Crusaders have always been passionate about starting up new groups. We’re very much focused on this but it’s our long-standing groups who are the core of the movement and we look to them to be the model for what works really well. There are some key common values...

A slingshot with three sharp stones

Giant Slayers

In June 2018 Matt Summerfield and Richard Langmead toured the UK and Ireland sharing the inspirational message of the boy David defeating the giant Goliath. This message really resonated with people because today our young people are facing so many giants – secularism, depression, social media, fake news, gang violence etc....