Category: Training

8 May, 2015

Diary of a Street Pastors trainee: Listening skills

Have you heard this one before?

How many animals of each species did Moses take into the ark?

25 March, 2015

Diary of a trainee: Be awake!

Session: Practical assignment – a night out as an observer with one of my local teams

18 March, 2015

Diary of a trainee Street Pastor: Engaging at the right level

This was an eye-opening session, which while it didn’t exactly turn my assumptions about homeless people upside down, did begin the process of making me better informed about the local rough sleeping scene and the available services.

11 March, 2015

Diary of a Street Pastors trainee: Streets you know, nightlife you don’t

Who: Members of the management team, local administrator, coordinator and trainees.

Key messages of the session: What SPs don’t do (knowing the boundaries) is as important as what they do do.

6 March, 2015

Diary of a Street Pastors trainee: The icebreaker

Who was there: Ascension Trust Representative (the trainer for the day), members of the management team, local administrator, a few existing SPs who popped in to say hello, and 12 new trainees from 11 different local churches.