Celebrating 30 years of Newtownards Urban Saints

Learning the hard way

7 months ago

David leads an Urban Saints Group in Newtownards, Northern Ireland. He spoke about the challenges of youth work today, and how his group – 30 years old this year – ‘learned the hard way’ about the necessity of prayer.  Urban Saints Newtownards has been running for 30 years this November, but...

Urban Saints Needs You - every £10 you give helps a young person be introduced to the Lord Jesus and find a sense of belonging in a weekly group

£10 will help them know they belong

7 months ago

A message from Richard Langmead, CEO of Urban Saints: I am so inspired when I hear the stories of how Crusaders, Urban Saints and other Christian youth groups have introduced people to Jesus Christ and shaped their lives of service. The joy, the memories, the friendships, wisdom and trust in Christ...

Urban Saints Westbrook main house on the Isle of Wight (Ryde)

Own a piece of Westbrook history

7 months ago

70 years of youth and children's groups gathering at our residential centre on the Isle of Wight - and now you can own a permanent reminder of this rich and varied history. Back at the very beginning of 2018, we began the search for group photos taken at Urban Saints Westbrook...

Mark Arnold receiving his runners-up prize for 'Most Inspiring Leadership Blog' at the 2018 Premier Digital Awards in London. 3rd November.

Award winning blogger (again!)

7 months ago

Mark Arnold has been recognised for his blogging efforts once more! For the second year running, Mark's "Additional Needs Blogfather" blog has been awarded runner up in the 'Most Inspiring Leadership Blog' category at the 2018 Premier Digital Awards. The Awards - run in conjunction with Premier's Digital conference which is...

Young people enjoying an uproarious barn dance in a marquee at the Dorset Venture Urban Saints Camp this summer (2018)

A great summer is just the beginning

7 months ago

"I can't believe how much coming to Camp has affected my life" The mission of Urban Saints is to make disciples for Jesus and we know that Camps provide significant moments on that journey for many people. Our 2018 season was no exception! A fabulous team of volunteers delivered 38 Camps, on...

A group of lads listen to Mike and Gordon at the Lenzie Boys Group - in its 50th year of discipling young people every week

What makes a Group succeed?

7 months ago

Urban Saints / Crusaders have always been passionate about starting up new groups. We’re very much focused on this but it’s our long-standing groups who are the core of the movement and we look to them to be the model for what works really well. There are some key common values...