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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Crusaders' Union

  • Income

    £3.3M

  • Spending

    £2.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1144923 Company no. 07771037

Contact details

Public address

  • Urban Saints, Kestin House, 45 Crescent Road, Luton, LU2 0AH

Aims & activities

Since 1906 the charity has been reaching out to children and young people with the good news of Jesus Christ. We are passionate about working with children and young people, helping them to realise their full God-given potential as they journey from childhood to adulthood, encouraging them to develop a personal faith in Christ and an effective Christian life of service.

What the charity does

  • Religious activities

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people

How the charity works

  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£3.3M

Expenditure:

£2.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.3M Own use assets
  • £545.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.8M Other assets
  • £207.7K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

83%
5%
12%

Charitable objects

3. THE COMPANY'S OBJECTS ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO TEACHING YOUNG PEOPLE ABOUT OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST AS PRESENTED IN THE BIBLE WITH A VIEW TO DEVELOPING A PERSONAL FAITH IN CHRIST AND AN EFFECTIVE CHRISTIAN LIFE SERVICE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT. THE OBJECTS SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN PARTICULAR BY:- 3.1 SHARING THE GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST; 3.2 SPIRITUAL, MORAL, SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT OF LEADERS, YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH INVOLVEMENT IN RELATIONAL YOUTH WORK; AND 3.3 PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR TRAINING, RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCES AND OTHER EVENTS TO ENABLE SUCH DEVELOPMENT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 12 SEP 2011

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Urban Saints

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 42 Employees
  • 1,200 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Anthony Obayori Grace Assembly Up-to-date
The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
United Kingdom World Evangelism Trust Up-to-date
Dr Avice Hall The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Miss Jackie Smith The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Paul Marchant The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Cara Margaret Esther Wightman The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Jeffrey Malloy Russell Action East Devon Ltd Up-to-date
The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Sharon Evelyn Prior (Chair) The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Sarah Elizabeth Palmer-Felgate The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Stephen Dengate The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Hermione Garner The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date
Benedict Sutton The Crusaders' Union Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Ireland
  • Mexico
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • South Africa
  • Throughout England And Wales