Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for February, March & April 2020

Give thanks to God:

  • For the life of Alan Thomas, an ardent supporter of Street Pastors.  Alan had been both a Street and Prayer Pastor and passed away in late December.
  • Reinstatement of patrols – for the dedication of our Prayer Pastors and Street Pastors
  • for recent donations – we appreciate the support of Hounslow Borough churches sharing in this ministry 

Please pray for:

  • Patrols on Fridays 28th February and 10th April
  • for potential recruits and forthcoming training – it’s a big commitment
  • opportunities to speak in local churches, involving them in this work

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of the HSPI please do contact  us at hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for October, November and December 2019

Give thanks to God:

  • for recent donations – we appreciate the support from churches in  Hounslow borough
  • for the people helped during our patrols
  • for the service of our volunteers, Prayer Pastors and Street Pastors dedicated to this work 

Please pray for:

  • that our monthly planned activity will take place.  Recent  personal situations have prevented some patrols from going ahead
  • for the Chair and members of the committee as we plan for the future
  • the people encountered on patrol – for the vulnerable or lonely; homeless; and those enjoying a night out

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of the HSPI please do contact  us at hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for July, Aug & Sept 2019

Give thanks to God:

  • for the vulnerable people encountered and helped during our patrols
  • for the Chair and members of the committee
  • for the great support received from Hounslow Churches 

Please pray for:

  • the conversations had on patrol with groups enjoying an evening out; lonely people; homeless; bouncers; and venue managers.
  • safety for the vulnerable and those in difficult situations
  • those struggling with addiction
  • Patrols on Fridays 26thJuly, 30th August and 27th September

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of the HSPI please do contact  us at hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk.

Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for April, May and June 2019

Give thanks to God: 

  • that Rev. Claudia Lupi has agreed to be the new Chair of the HSPI Committee
  • that Street Pastors are so accepted and appreciated on the  streets by those they meet, many of whom have no other  Christian connection. 

Please pray for:

  • all those who are vulnerable in our borough, either through homelessness, mental health issues or  poverty and that as the Street Pastors meet with them they will experience God’s love for them.
  • more people to train as Street Pastors as well as for more Prayer Pastors and committee members.  It is great to see how God uses us in different ways each time we patrol and it would be great to have more people involved so  that we  could expand our ministry.
  • our patrols on Fridays 26th April31st May and 28th June.  

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your  prayers.

If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of the HSPI  please do contact us at hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk.

Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for Dec 2018, Jan, Feb 2019

Give thanks to God:

  • for the continued support of Hounslow Churches for the work of HSPI
  • for the great response from the shop owners, pub landlords and the general public                                      who the Street Pastors engage with on a Friday night. 

Please pray for:

  • A replacement Chair of Committee to be found by the beginning of Feb 2019!
  • New committee members. We need Christian people who have a few hours spare to meet up every 2 months to help us support the  Street & Prayer Pastors. Meeting times are very flexible so can fit in with  your other commitments.  No previous experience is required, just a heart for all those in Hounslow Borough.
  • Our patrols on Fridays 28th Dec, 25th Jan and 22nd Feb  

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of the HSPI please do contact  us at hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk.

Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for Sept, Oct & Nov 2018

Give thanks to God: 

  • for great stories of how HSPI has helped people.
  • for the great witness of God’s love that is being demonstrated by the HSPI on the streets of   Hounslow.
  • for great commitment of all those involved with the HSPI, whether on the streets, at the base camp, on the committee or at home praying for HSPI. 

Please pray for:

  • All those who are anxious about the Brexit deal and how it will affect their livelihoods.
  • Patrols on Fridays 28thSept, 26th Oct and 30th Nov
  • More people to volunteer to be committee members, these do not have to be Street Pastors or Prayer Pastors, just someone who has a heart for  those in need in Hounslow.

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers. If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of Hounslow Street Pastors, please do contact us via our Contact Page or by emailing Hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for June, July & Aug 2018

Give thanks to God:

  • for the great support received from Hounslow Churches
  • for the invitations from organisations interested in hearing about the work of HSPI,                                                 and the generous donations towards our work.
  • for the people who have given up a night to come out and see what we do.
  • for Heather who has joined our Prayer Pastor team. 

Please pray for:

  • all those organisations that support people in need:
    • Domestic Violence Helpline – 0808 2000 247
    • Samaritans (emotional support) – 116 123
    • Debt Helpline (Stepchange Charity) – 0800 138 1111
  • more accommodation to be provided for the vulnerable single males in the area
  • all families who are struggling to feed and clothe themselves.
  • Patrols on Fridays 6th July, 27th July and 31st August

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of the HSPI please do contact

us at hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Initiative (HSPI) Prayer Update for March, April, May 2018

Give thanks to God:

  • for the prayer and financial support received from local Christians and churches
  • for Holy Trinity,Hounslow, who continue to provide a night base for the Street Pastor team
  • for the great talks had on the streets with the local community
  • for Emma who retired from our team after many years of service as a Prayer Pastor 

Please pray for:

  • all those organisations that support people in need:
    • Street Link (rough sleepers) – 0300 500 0914
    • Shelter (Housing) – 0808 800 4444
    • Alcoholics Anonymous – 0800 917 7650
  • all local business so that people will be able to keep their jobs and avoid losing their homes.
  • all those who are working to provide homes for those in need
  • Patrols on Fridays 23rd March, 27th April and 25th May

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

If anyone is interested in becoming a supporting member of the HSPI please do contact us at hounslow@streetpastors.org.uk.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update for December 2017 and January and February 2018

Give thanks to God:

  • that 2 new Street Pastors have successfully completed the Ascension Trust training
  • for the team’s good relationship with the police

Please pray for:

  • the increasing number of homeless people who are sleeping on the streets of Hounslow especially as the weather gets colder
  • all Christmas and New Year events that they will be safe times of enjoyment and celebration
  • Patrols on Fridays 29th December, 26th January and 23rd February

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors in your prayers. Every blessing for Christmas and the New Year from the Hounslow Street Pastor Team.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update for September, October and November 2017

Give thanks to God:

  • that 3 new Street Pastors start their training with Ascension Trust in September
  • for the prayer and financial support received from local Christians
  • for all the Hounslow Street Pastor Team members from different churches working together in harmony 

Please pray for:

  •  all who are vulnerable on the streets of Hounslow at night
  • the currently patrolling Street Pastors: Sheila, Sally, Gayle, Donna and Saffie
  • that more people may volunteer as Prayer Pastors to join Emma, Yvonne and Barbara
  • Patrols on Fridays 29th September, 27th October and 24th November

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update for June, July and August 2017             

Give thanks to God:

that the presence of the team has been helpful and appreciated in various situations whilst out on patrol.

  • for the generous support of local churches.
  • for Robin who leaves the role of Coordinator but continues as part of the team. 

Please pray for:

  • the two new Street Pastor volunteers hoping to start the Ascension Trust training in September Gilberto and Sandra; Sandra is also to become the new Coordinator.
  • those who are homeless and whose addiction to drugs and/or alcohol prevents them being rehoused.
  • Street Pastor patrols on Fridays 30th June, 28th July and 1st September

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update for March/April/May 2017    

Give thanks to God: 

  • When God’s love is recognised through the unconditional listening and caring actions of the Street Pastor patrol members.
  • For developing positive engagement with the unchurched.
  • For the loyalty and continued support of the whole team. 

Please pray for:

  • All vulnerable people on the streets of Hounslow at night
  • More volunteers for the Street Pastor Team.
  • Street Pastor patrols on 31st March, 28th April and 26th May

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update for December/January and February               

Give thanks to God:

  • for several observers joining the Street Pastors on patrol
  • an increase in numbers of those who are trained to patrol

Please pray for:

  • all Christmas and New Year celebrations that they will be safe times of enjoyment
  • successful recruitment for the next Street Pastor training in March 2017
  • stronger links with the Police and Council
  • Street Pastor patrols on 30th December, 27th January and 24th February

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update for September/October/November 2016       

Give thanks to God:

  • that a monthly Street Pastor patrol continues in Hounslow
  • for relationships built up and individuals helped

Please pray for:

  • more volunteers from local congregations to offer as Street or Prayer Pastors or as Committee members
  • the many homeless people sleeping on the streets of Hounslow
  • Street Pastor patrols on 30th September; 28th October and 25th November

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Team Prayer Update         July/August 2016            

Prayer suggestions will be sent quarterly in future.

Give thanks to God for:

  • two people enquiring about becoming Street Pastors
  • for the small but loyal and enthusiastic Hounslow team

Remember before God:

  • All vulnerable people on the streets of Hounslow at night.
  • Street Pastor patrols on Fridays 29th July and 2nd September.

Thank you for continuing to remember the Street Pastors Team in your prayers

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Team Prayer Update                    November 2015 

Please remember the Street Pastors Team in your personal and Church prayers.  Here are some suggested prayer points:

  • For the new Hounslow Team Coordinator as he begins mid-November.
  • That the improved links with Hounslow Police continue.
  • That volunteers will offer for the next Street Pastor Training starting in March.
  • The Street Pastor night patrols in Hounslow on Fridays 13th and 27th November.

Your continued prayer support is greatly appreciated.

Every blessing

Hounslow Street Pastors Team

Hounslow Street Pastors Team Prayer Update                           October 2015

Please remember the Street Pastors Team in your personal and Church prayers.  Here are some suggested prayer points:

  • The Rugby World Cup; that God’s love and care will be demonstrated by the Prayer Pastors and Street Pastors present in Richmond and Twickenham town centres on match days.
  • Give thanks for the present Team Co-ordinator as she prepares to move out of the area; and pray that the right person be led to take on this important role.
  • That more local Christians may feel called by God to offer support as Street or Prayer Pastors or as Committee members.
  • All who work unsocial hours to help keep the streets of Hounslow safe for everyone.
  • The next Street Pastor patrols in Hounslow on Fridays 9th and 30th

Your continued prayer support is greatly appreciated.

Every blessing

Hounslow Street Pastors Team

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update

August/September 2015

Please remember in your personal and Church prayers:

  • That more local Christians may feel called by God to offer to become Street or Prayer Pastors.
  • All who work unsocial hours to help keep the streets of Hounslow safe for everyone.
  • The Rugby World Cup matches at Twickenham starting in September; that enough Prayer Pastors and Street Pastors from nearby groups may join together with the Richmond group to offer to pray and patrol where needed in town centres and in the 10,000 capacity fan zone in Old Deer Park.

Your prayer support is greatly appreciated.

Hounslow Street Pastor Team.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Team Prayer Update         June/July 2015

Please remember in your personal and Church prayers:

  • All who are vulnerable on the streets of Hounslow at night.
  • The need for improved links with local churches, Police and Council. 
  • The Street Pastor Team including the new trainee and new Chair of the Committee.
  • The AGM 8pm on Friday July 24th at Hounslow Methodist Church, Bell Road.
  • The next patrols on Friday nights 12th and 26th  June and July 31st

Your prayer support is greatly appreciated.

Hounslow Street Pastor Team.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update                                    April/May 2015

Please remember in your personal and Church prayers:

  • The vulnerable men and women whom the team meets regularly who seek relief from their problems through alcohol or drug abuse.
  • The several team members who have had to resign or been unable to fulfil their roles in recent weeks.  There is now an urgent need for more Street Pastors to train, and Prayer Pastors and committee members to offer for this valuable ministry in order that it may continue.  Please pray for Saffie, our newest recruit, as he trains to be a Street Pastor. 
  • The number of night patrols has had to be reduced to once a month.  Please remember the Street Pastors on patrol and the Prayer Pastors at the night base on Fridays 24th April and 8th and 29th May.

Your prayer support is greatly appreciated.

Hounslow Street Pastor Team.

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Prayer Update                              February / March 2015

Please remember in your personal and Church prayers:

  • All who are vulnerable on the streets at night in Hounslow including the homeless who because of various problems are unable to benefit from offers of help. Praise God that one man whom we referred to Street Link was given somewhere to stay within 48 hours.
  • The team – Street Pastors: Cathy, Marlon, Sheila, Ann, Donna, Robin, Margaret and Gayle and Prayer Pastors: Sally, Margaret, Emma, Alan and Yvonne.  Also, the two or three people who are considering training as Street Pastors.
  • The need for more committee members to join Noële, Cathy, Nim, Robin and Barbara to give support in recruitment and communications.
  • The Street Pastor patrols and the Prayer Pastors at the night base on 13th and 27th February and 13th and 27th March.

Your prayer support is greatly appreciated.

Every blessing from the Hounslow Street Pastor Team.

 

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Team Prayer Update      December 2014 /January 2015

Please remember in your personal and Church prayers:

The homeless as the weather turns colder especially those not able, for whatever reason, to benefit from the Shelter Project in Hounslow.

All Christmas and New Year events that they will be good times of enjoyment and celebration.

Those who work unsocial hours to help keep the streets of Hounslow safe for everyone

Those considering training to become part of the Hounslow Street Pastor Team.

The Street Pastor patrols and the Prayer Pastors at the night base on 12th December and 9th and 30th January.

Your prayer support is greatly appreciated.

Every blessing for Christmas and the New Year from Hounslow Street Pastor Team 

 

Hounslow Street Pastors Team Prayer Update                 November 2014

Please continue to remember the Street Pastors Team in your personal and Church prayers. Here are some suggested prayer points:

Give thanks to God for:

  • Gayle as she graduates as a Street Pastor this month after completing her training.
  • All members of the Hounslow Street Pastors Team including Prayer Pastors.

Offer the following concerns to God:

The many who are homeless in Hounslow and all seeking to work with them.

  • That more local Christians may feel called to offer to become Street Pastors, Prayer Pastors or to serve on the committee.
  • The Street Pastor patrols and the Prayer Pastors at the night base on 14th and 28th