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A year in the life of a Group

We have witnessed some resolute perseverance across our network of Urban Saints Groups. But for everyone it has been a long, hard journey. The leadership team from our Group in Londonderry shared their experiences of one of the toughest years in the 90-year history of the Group... "With the first lockdown in March...

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...

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Second year online for Easter Boys

Due to the lockdowns at the start of 2021 across the Nations, the Ireland Easter house-parties had to run online for the second consecutive year. Whilst the teams were obviously really disappointed not to be able to run face to face again, they stepped up to the challenge and ran...

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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...

Virtually ready to party

In Ireland, the teams are building up to the Easter Houseparties, taking place virtually over Zoom. Wilson (Impact Team Leader, Ireland) has been catching up with the main leaders over a series of video chats and finding out what they're most excited about preparing for another virtual Camps experience...   "The thing I am most...

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...