Today is Friday and all over the country street pastors are preparing for their weekend shift. But we champion the others, too, who are catching the vision, praying and planning as they start the process of becoming a Street Pastors team. Take a tour of some of these areas …
Independent Billericay councillor Adam Adshead went out with his local Street Pastors team and ‘caught a glimpse’ of what the volunteers do. Read his blog here.
Along with water, flip flops and space blankets, a Street Pastors team always carries a Bible. They may not get it out of the rucksack very often, but some of their conversations are about spiritual subjects, and then they might want to open it up.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has swapped his mitre and cassock for a baseball hat and a high-visiblity jacket to meet late-night clubbers – and even pose for selfies.
Over 11 days of the Commonwealth Games, Street Pastors teams were in action 25 times – day and night