A small child sits alone on a bench - additional needs and disability support from Urban Saints

Making groups more accessible

6 months ago

At Urban Saints we love groups that are as accessible as possible for as many children and young people as possible. Our commitment to supporting those with additional needs and disabilities (and their families) is one way we are helping groups to become more accessible. If your group or church is...

Children’s Peer Groups: Same Age? Or Shared Interest?

7 months ago

Sometimes, we do things that can make very little sense at all. Sometimes, we do those things unthinkingly, because “It’s always been done that way…” Sometimes, it’s only when we are challenged to really think about it, that we realise that there might be a better way… That’s the journey...

Lady praying - the key to effective discipleship is to be more like Christ

Be more like Christ

7 months ago

What is discipleship? It is not knowing more information about Jesus but knowing Jesus and being transformed into his image by constant exposure to God’s grace. Jesus naturally discipled the disciples by hanging out and growing with them 24/7. This enabled the disciples to become more Christ-like in their behaviour. Becoming...

The cover of the Urban Saints 2018 Camps brochure - in 2018 we are making these Camps as accessible to all as possible

Camps For All

7 months ago

The fantastic Urban Saints Camps programme is already filling up fast and we'd love to make these fantastic annual opportunities open to every child and young person. However, for some, there may be reasons why our Camps are difficult to connect with... Here's three ways we have gone to great lengths to...

These ants have fed on one type of food and it has changed who they are - it's the same for the young people we disciple. They need a varied and healthy diet - not just spiritual milk

Spiritual Maturity

7 months ago

There is an idol of youth in our culture. I don't mean we worship young people, but we have a preoccupation with youth; whether it's looking younger, feeling young again, or recapturing what we missed out on. However, do we honestly want to go back to the school playground where we...

Energize is recruiting for two new editor roles to join our website team

Two new job opportunities - Energize Editors

7 months ago

In 2018, 95% of young people do not actively engage with Church. Urban Saints exists to meet these young people wherever they are and introduce them to Jesus.  Our amazing volunteer leaders gather young people and children together with brilliant weekly groups, an exciting Christian programme, wonderful camps and overseas missions....