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Don’t Bottle It!

Statistics show that there are alarmingly high figures for young men 25-35 years old taking their own lives.  Often those close to them have no idea how they are suffering on the inside because they have bottled everything up inside and told no one.  We can all help by being aware of changes in the […]

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New Street Pastors Needed!

We are on the lookout to recruit some new volunteers to train up as Street Pastors.  The main criteria for volunteers are that you must be over 18 (no upper age limit!), a Christian who has been a member of a church for over a year (we will ask your minister to support your application) […]

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Fundraiser

Big thanks to everyone who supported our tombola stall in the Medieval Market this week.  We raised around £100 for Street Pastor funds and met some very nice people. We enjoyed a visit from the ‘village idiots’ who insisted in cleaning the table and chairs at the cafe so ‘mi’lady’ could sit down. We missed […]

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Medieval Market

Please come and support us at Chesterfield’s Medieval Market on Tuesday 30th July  10am – 4pm.  Our tombola will be raising funds for the items our teams give away free every Saturday night like flip flops, blankets and water.  We are stall G6 and we look forward to seeing you.

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This is becoming a habit!

Our team set out from base across Chesterfield market place.  They were almost immediately approached by a German tourist who obviously thought they looked official so he handed them a wallet he had found.  The team searched through the wallet and found a phone number. They rang the owner who was on his way home […]

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Amazing Answer to Prayer

Last Saturday, our team of Street Pastors were patrolling Chesterfield town centre as usual.  For a Bank Holiday weekend it was very cold and relatively quiet so it looked as if it was going to be an uneventful evening.  They had been to base for a warming cuppa and then headed back towards town.  On […]

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Halloween Weekend

Our intrepid team of three Street Pastors had a busy Saturday last week. They are the ones in the blue uniforms! It was just before Halloween, a payday weekend and the night where we get an extra hour when the clocks go back at 2am.  The town was buzzing with people who were up for […]

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Funding Appeal Launch

This week we are launching an appeal to all our supporters to help raise funds to keep us going for the next year.  Letters have gone to all our local churches and the businesses which our work is involved with.  We are grateful to the Derbyshire Times and to Peak FM who are also running […]

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Come and Meet Your Street Pastors and School Pastors

Come along to Grace Chapel on Tuesday 16th October 7.30pm to hear all the great things that our Street and School Pastors are doing.  Hear first hand how God is at work in these wonderful ministries and talk to the volunteers.  See the latest videos and news from Ascension Trust. We would really appreciate your […]

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Happy Birthday to Us!

After our Commissioning Service in August 2011 our first intrepid teams set out to patrol in Chesterfield town centre from 10 pm to 4 am the following morning.  We have put out a team almost every week since that Saturday which makes us due for a 7th birthday celebration. The town centre looks very different […]

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