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Girls praying at new Glasgow Jordanhill Girls Group

Girls and boys in Jordanhill

We’re excited to announce that a new Girls Group has just opened up in Glasgow Jordanhill. A Jordanhill Boys Group opened in 1929, ably led by Norris Thompson from 1963 to 2008, and still meets each Friday. 93 years later, they have been joined by Jordanhill Girls! The Main Leader, Sheona...

Kenny French, Gordon Menzies and Gordon MacDonald - leaders from Lenzie Boys Urban Saints in Scotland

Restarting after 60 years

“It seems like you’ve still got a heart for the boys” “It’s ‘vine’ work”, my wife Laura said. I agreed, as I knew God was speaking through her. We had been talking about the busyness of life and wondering how to fit Urban Saints back into this as we exited the...

Young people walking through an underpass, seen from the waist down

We will go...

"Create Groups that are sustainable but unshakeable,  Filled with Leaders who are teachable but untameable." Watch our newest Impact Team Leader, Sam, as he shares this spoken word (written and produced by our Impact Team) that perfectly captures the mission and vision of Urban Saints, uniting the past, present and future of...

Becca Ambrose and Danielle Walton

Scotland Updates

Groups are back! Groups are returning to face-to-face meetings - some who have kept in touch during lockdown, and others that have not met for 18 months.                                 Becca Ambrose with Danielle Walton Danielle, Main Leader from Edinburgh said,  "Zoom was really...

Building in a time of uncertainty

After the disruption of 2020, trying to prepare for 2021 was going to provide a challenge, with uncertainty about how Covid-19 would continue to impact. Yet we would not allow a pandemic to stop Urban Saints from our mission – reaching out to young people with the good news of...

The Urban Saints logo on white background

Urban Saints announce new Chief Mission Officer

It is with pleasure that Urban Saints can now announce that Anthony Horton (Ant) has been appointed as our new Chief Mission Officer. Ant comes with much experience as the CEO of east to west, a Christian youth work charity based in Egham. Ant began his career in the reprographics industry but...