The Annual General Meeting

We are hosting our Annual General Meeting on 30th April. At this meeting we will share the work we have been doing this past year. Here are some of the highlights: 256 volunteer hours supporting the many agencies working in the nighttime economy. 805 bottles were...

March Update

March Update Getting ready for a patrol is crucial and we support each other to be in the right frame of mind and properly dressed!! March has been a busy month with our volunteers offering over 76 hours of service to the city. We welcomed Stacey who came out as an...

A Poem for Street Pastoring

Kindness and compassion, align your heart it will happen. Empathy will guide you to those trying to hide from you. Your smile could heal, take your time to feel, for those lost and broken, your words don’t need to be spoken. Lay a hand on a shoulder, they’ll feel less...

Update on our 3 month Recruitment Challenge

We joined the service at Holy Trinity this month where we were able to share stories and examples of how God is working. After the service 2 members of the congregation came forward and they are joining patrols in April. I also met with someone who contacted us...

March 2024 volunteering

Getting ready to go out in March- heavy coats and waterproofs are the crucial bits of kit!! We are going to be investing in some umbrellas shortly. As all good patrols we help one another to get ready. We welcomed Joseline, a new trainee, on this patrol as well as an...

Purple Flag

Congratulations to Leicester city centre which has been awarded the Purple Flag indicating it is a safe space to be in. Leicester Street Pastors were part of the city’s bid for this award and did send out a team on the night that the Purple flag assessors were...

Update on our 3 month Recruitment Challenge

We have had a busy January visiting a number of churches. On 14th January 10.30am we visited Oadby Baptist Church where the whole service was given over to Street Pastors. You can visit Youtube and see the service https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dImLx8M0Dhw From that...

Annual Review

Topic Number Conversations with 18- 25 109 Conversations with 25- 40 138 Conversations with over 40’s 55 Conversations with door staff 28 Conversations with police 1 Conversations with CCTV 1 Conversations with ambulance service 1 Food handed out 30 Clothes handed out...

Purple Flag Assessment

Last Friday saw a team out on the streets of Leicester supporting the council’s reapplication for the Purple Flag Award indicating the city centre is a safe place to be. The team went out early and despite the cold weather chatted to people who were just finishing...

Update on our 3 month Recruitment Challenge

We made a visit to St Andrews Church , Jarrom Street and there was a large congregation. We stayed afterwards and caught up with Father Barry Naylor who was part of the management team that set up Leicester Street Pastors all those years ago. We also made contact with...