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Meet Will James

At this year's AGM, some new Trustees were appointed to the Board and we asked them to share a little bit about their story and their involvement in Urban Saints. We'll begin with our current New Year House Party Main Leader - Will James... "Some of my greatest memories have been...

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...

Justice given a Boost at recent conference

Boost – the youth work training conference organised by The South East Partnership – has continued to gather and support youth and children’s leaders online since the beginning of the pandemic. Instead of one large annual conference in London, there have been several zoom sessions, featuring a wide variety of...

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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...

In March things change

If ever there was a moment for us to get together to pray, it's now. Next month, the mission field we operate in will start to change again. The latest Covid-19 restrictions will begin to be lifted and it coincides with our latest 48 hours of prayer. God's timing is wonderful...

Down memory lane at Westbrook

My friend Suzanne’s grandfather is Peter Stevens, who was Deputy Manager at Westbrook between 1991 and 2000. In September I invited them both, along with Peter’s wife June, back to Westbrook for a trip down memory lane. Peter and June moved to the island in 1988, living in Sandown where they...