My Street Pastors Experience – Hilary

We’ve been interviewing some of our volunteer Street Pastors to hear about what being a Street Pastor is really like. This week, we spoke to Hilary. Hi Hilary! Tell us a bit about yourself: I am a retired Speech and Language Therapist, my husband Neil is also a Street...

Interview with CH1ChesterBID

We've recently been getting in touch with some of the other organisations that we partner with to see what they have to say about Chester Street Pastors. Nicholas White from CH1ChesterBID, answered some questions for us:   How is your organisation linked with...

Training – Part 2

Elaine, one of our Trustees who is responsible for Street Pastor training, writes this week about how our Street Pastors are trained. How initial training happens: For new volunteers it begins with the opportunity to join two Friday or Saturday night patrols in...

Giving Away Our Faith

This week, Gordon, our Chair of Trustees, shares with us an example of the training that is given to our Street Pastors. This article summaries teaching I have given to Street Pastors as part of their training on evangelism. I first came up with the model when I was...

The cost of a Street Pastor – Part 2 – Money

This week, Ken, one of the trustees, continues our series on the cost of a Street Pastor. As I mentioned in part 1 of this series, there is no monetary cost to an individual Street Pastor in Chester, however running a Street Pastor initiative does have a cost. In...

My Street Pastors Experience – Steve

We've been interviewing some of our volunteer Street Pastors to hear about what being a Street Pastor is really like. This week, we spoke to Steve. Hi Steve! Tell us a bit about yourself: I'm Steve, a retired Site Manager who used to work in the chemical industry. I'm...

Training – Part 1

Elaine, one of our Trustees who is responsible for Street Pastor training, writes this week about why our Street Pastors undertake regular training. The aim of all the training available to Chester Street Pastors is to give them the Christian tools to be effective...

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from all at Chester Street, Response and School Pastors! Thank you for your continued support and prayers this year.

The cost of a Street Pastor – Part 1 – Time

Ken, one of our Trustees, writes about the cost of being a Street Pastor, in part 1 of our "Cost of a Street Pastor" series of articles. This week, the cost is time. What is the cost of being a street pastor? In Chester, the monetary cost of becoming a Street Pastor...

A Night In The Life of a Street Pastor

Hello! I’m Nicola, and I’ve been a Street Pastor in Chester for six years now. I’d like to tell you how we spend a typical night. We meet together in Festival Church at 9.30pm – there are usually 3 or 4 or us. We’ll chat over a coffee whilst checking through the...