Refreshing Urban Saints

7 months ago

March 29th has always been a special day for Urban Saints. It is the date the movement first began, when the handful of Crusader Classes joined together to become a Union in 1906. On the 113th birthday of this Union (when we once again 'become a teenager', so to speak),...

European Adventures

7 months ago

In a week where all the talk about Europe is tinged with uncertainty, we have some exciting opportunities coming together relating to European Overseas Adventures. Peter Coggan-Lennox, the Overseas Impact Team Leader for Urban Saints, has spent the week out in Eastern Europe meeting with a potential new partner called Josiah Venture....

Walking from Crouch End to Luton for Urban Saints

The Long Walk

7 months ago

Spring 1900. An English missionary, enjoying some rest and study time at home from the mission field, started a youth group after a chance encounter in a North London park. Without knowing it, he began a long walk that we are all still on today. Albert Kestin responded to a need in...

A Real Island Adventure

7 months ago

Many of you will be able to testify personally to the value of residentials as part of the weekly Group work, and we have a number of Groups who love to use Westbrook on a regular basis. It’s all part of the ‘long walk in the same direction’. We asked...

Scotland News - March

7 months ago

Spree in the Borders bookings Bookings have been open for Spree in the Borders, our annual summer camp, for a few weeks and our lodge spaces have already sold out! Spree is a partnership between Urban Saints and Rock UK based at Whithaugh Park and has been running around a decade. Each year more groups...

The sensory space at Spree Central 2018

Spree to offer sensory spaces

7 months ago

Last year we launched the provision of sensory spaces at two of our Spree events (Central, and West). These sensory spaces, operating all day on the Saturday of Spree, provided a safe haven for children, young people, and even some leaders, who needed somewhere to escape the crowds, heat and...