We Live XL


At XL, we're all about seeing young people find a place where they're accepted, can have a laugh and most importantly, discover a life-changing God!


XL Youth is led by our Associate Pastor, Stewart Elman and an incredible team of leaders. Stewart is married to Ruth, has a son & daughter - Ava-Grace & Joshua and loves all things Jesus, Spurs and Curry.


We run a range of programs for Secondary School aged young people, such as Tuesday & Friday night youth groups, work in local schools, mentoring, residentials in the UK, international mission trips and loads more!


If you're a parent of a young person who attends XL Youth and you haven't done so already, please download our consent form by clicking here and return it to us either by scanning and emailing to stew@xlyouth.com


If you want to get involved, or just find out any more info feel free to call or email us at the XL office on 0208 505 5001 or stew@xlyouth.com.




XL Youth meets twice midweek; both at The Bridge in Buckhurst Hill. Fridays from 7:30-9:15 are nights of insane games, engaging topics, life stories & an intro to who Jesus is.

Tuesdays from 6-7:30 are a deeper look at what it means for a young person to be a Christian. Both are awesome nights & open to everyone.


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Every Summer, we take our young people to a Camp called Cultivate. It's an incredible week of building relationship, having fun & encountering God! You don't want to miss out on being a part of it, this year it's the 12-16th August, Save the Date!

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At XL we're passionate about young people discovering a world outside of what they know. A great way of achieving this is by taking groups to different countries to experience life & church in other parts of the world! 



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Young Lions is a national programme designed to encourage young people to take control of their life & shape themselves rather than being shaped by the world around the. We take a group from XL every year to be a part of it. Check out the website for more info: www.younglionsuk.com