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A youth leader running a group session online

"I am desperately worried about young people..."

“Whoever welcomes one of these children in my name welcomes me.” Jesus, (Mark 9:37 NIVUK)   Mission goes online!   I was talking to a long-standing supporter on the phone recently. They were ever so worried about children and young people during the pandemic. We talked about the ways that Urban Saints is helping and as we...

boy sitting on an outside step

Update: Group gatherings in England

We are aware that there has been some uncertainty about the recent updates to Government guidelines around group gatherings. The guidelines state that people in England will no longer be permitted to gather socially in groups of more than 6 from Monday 14th September. This refers to gatherings both indoors and outdoors....

Members of the Urban Saints team saying thank you

Thank you from us all

We are so grateful to everyone who plays a part - large or small - in this fantastic mission. You are the reason we are able to make disciples for Jesus. Volunteering regularly, praying faithfully or giving sacrificially all make a lasting difference. Thank you so much for partnering with us...

The campsite at Studland in Dorset

Studland – “a really special and significant place"

At this time of year we would usually be preparing for a busy Camps season and the beautiful campsite at Studland on the south coast of England is no exception. Sadly not in 2020, but as we contemplate a summer without sleeping under canvas at Studland, we wanted to explain...

The main house at Urban Saints Westbrook - the residential centre on the Isle of Wight, England

Westbrook: “An amazing location for all groups.”

Urban Saints Westbrook is our residential centre on the Isle of Wight and it exists for Groups to bring their young people and experience the benefits of a residential with time to explore more about Jesus. Urban Saints Guildford have recently celebrated their 110th anniversary at Westbrook, which they visit several...

Person praying for Urban Saints

For such a time as this...

On Saturday 20th June, at least 120 of us gathered on Zoom for the first online nationwide prayer gathering.  It was great to meet up with a wide range of supporters, volunteers and staff from Urban Saints and pray together as one. We prayed together as small groups in breakout rooms and collected...