Go Mad

GoMAD is new national initiative between ROC (Redeeming Our Communities), Urban Saints and the CPA (Christian Police Association), to encourage teams of young people to engage with their community and tackle community issues, with access to police support. GoMAD is endorsed by Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney, National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Children and Young People.

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Transformed people transformed lives and at Urban Saints our heart is not only to see lives transformed through young people entering into a relationship with Jesus but for those young people to become agents of change in their communities.  

We've collected together some resources from Energize to inspire and encourage your group to engage with their communities and maybe take up the GoMAD challenge.


COMMUNITY ACTION

The role of the youth worker in the wider community and how youth work can develop, promote and organise community activity as a mission tool.


VOLUNTEERING

These meeting plan from our Christian Lifestyle series have been updated to tie in with the Go Mad initiative

GO MAKE HISTORY (11-14)

TIME TO GO MAD (15+)


WHO IS MY NEIGHBOUR?

Jesus' parable of the Good Samaritan remains as challenging today as ever.  We've recently add a new session exploring this theme.

GOOD SAMARITAN: NEIGHBOURS, EVERYBODY NEEDS GOOD NEIGHBOURS (11-14s)


EXPLORING COMPASSION

Meeting plans exploring God's compassionate love for us and the challenge to love others in the same way.

KIND AND CARING (7-10s)

GUTSY CARING (11-14)

HAVE A HEART (15+)


RISE

A series of "short plans" for 11-14s exploring citizenship - including issues around self-perception and identity, values, dreams and aspirations and the role of young people in the community.


JESUS AT OUR TABLE

This series exploring a broad spectrum of generosity through fellowship and hospitality was originally created to support the 2016 40acts Lent reflection campaign. However, it is also suitable to use (with a little adaptation) outside of the season of Lent


BUILD: JUST LIVING

An introduction to action projects further afield.