In collaboration with Ascension Trust, Northumbria Police and Newcastle City Council, Chris Lincoln has steered this initiative in Jesmond. In addition to Jesmond Methodist Church, the project currently involves Jesmond United Reformed Church, St Hilda’s Parish Church, Church of the Holy Name and Holy Trinity Church.
Jesmond Street Pastors joins two other patrols in Newcastle. Street Pastors Newcastle was launched in December 2008 and Street Pastors Whitley Bay launched in December 2011.
Jesmond Street Pastors currently patrol on Friday evenings along Osborne Road, Jesmond, from 7.30 pm to midnight.