Stories From Lock Down 5 – Brian

Brian and his wife Denise are both active Street Pastors and serve on the Management Committee of our Charity. They have a passion for caring for those in need and so going on patrol as Street Pastors brings immense satisfaction to them both. The current lock down was...

Stories From Lock Down: 4 – Linda

For most people, the lockdown created a quieter period in their lives, but not so for me. I am involved as a volunteer at two food banks in housing schemes on the outskirts of the city. Our practices needed to change to accommodate social distancing and prevent the...

Stories From Lock Down: 3 – Mike

Mike is one of our valued and enthusiastic Street Pastors here in Edinburgh. Having retired a few years ago, Mike was looking for an opportunity to help and care for others and so became a Street Pastor. Here, his compassionate nature and willingness to help others in...

Stories from Lock Down 2

Margaret, from Team 5 and who also sits on our Management Committee has been very productive during the lock down. We all feel a sense of frustration at not being able to patrol the streets and give help in all the ways we normally do. Last year we helped people on...

Stories From Lockdown

1: Jeni Jeni – tell us how lockdown is affecting you? Well, it’s a huge disappointment not to be patrolling as a Street Pastor, but I fully appreciate the reasons why we have to stop for now. The hospitality industry is suspended and so those people we normally look...

What’s Happening with Edinburgh Street Pastors?

What’s Happening with Edinburgh Street Pastors? With the current public health crisis, you may be wondering what’s happening with Edinburgh Street Pastors. Well, the good news is that we’re still here! The only thing that has happened is that our...