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"When can we go again?"

An Urban Saints Group in Bradford made the epic journey from Yorkshire to the Isle of Wight off the south coast for a few days away together this summer. It was the perfect opportunity for new experiences and to grow closer as a group over the holidays, as Pam Kershaw...

"Energize is absolutely invaluable"

Our online resource platform, Energize, is known for its versatility and it’s not just used by youth groups. St Hild and St Helen Christian Fellowship in Seaham, Co. Durham have been using it for their whole church. Emma Taylor shares how it has transformed their ministry. "Everyone is asking more questions,...

Young people enjoying the rides at Spree South West in Devon

Sprees are back

The buzz around our Sprees was incredible this summer. After a three-year hiatus, youth groups were so excited to be back, experiencing an action-packed weekend together. Four Sprees ran: Spree in the Borders, Spree Central, Spree South West and Spree Wales with over 2,000 young people and leaders attending. Spree in...

Publicity image from the BBC documentary series 'Bradford on Duty'

Bradford on duty

Earlier this summer, a documentary series called 'Bradford on Duty' aired on the BBC. The series highlighted the massive challenges facing the public services in one of the UK's youngest cities. With nearly 30% of its population, Bradford needs Urban Saints to be there for its young people. Watch 'Bradford on...

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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...

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...