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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...

Happiness is a Group called Ramsey

It's so encouraging to hear about the positive experiences of Urban Saints Groups meeting onsite again this term. In the case of Ramsey/Dovercourt Crusaders, it has been all the sweeter because they have been unable to gather much at all since the start of Covid-19. Group Leader, Nigel Spencer (who wrote...

Growing the team in North London

We're pleased to announce that the Urban Saints Impact Team is growing, with Sam Daniel starting this month as the Impact Team Leader in North London. Sam's arrival is an investment both into greater support for Urban Saints Groups in this part of the capital but also another connection to the...

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...