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Westbrook Mini Camp (Summer 2021) on the front steps at Westbrook

Westbrook: a year like no other

It's been a year like no other at Urban Saints Westbrook - here's a brief look back at 2021! January: Locked down again With a third national lockdown announced on 4th January 2021, Westbrook once again fell silent to the chatter and shouts of children and young people, allowing the birds and...

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...

Will James - leader of NYHP and new Trustee - looking to the left

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...

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...