Beginnings

After a launch meeting at the Council chambers in December 2007, attended by representatives of the churches, the Police and the Council; just under 50 people commenced training to become Plymouth Street Pastors in January 2008. Four months later the course was...

Prayer Pastors

  Every St Pastor team is supported by a team of Prayer Pastors whilst on patrol, with whom the St Pastors are in regular contact, so that they can pray “informed” prayers. We have seen many examples of directly answered prayer, a few of which are...

Leave me alone, I’m not worth it

We were in for our break at base when there was a call over the radio to help a gentleman outside one of the clubs, so we went to see if we could assist. We found a young man cross-legged and bent over; he was asleep and it took us a while to get him to respond. We...

Homeless, sold for sex……….

We were approached by a man who said that there was a lady sat outside a shop who was crying. As we were heading there, CCTV radioed to tell us about the same lady. Sure enough, we found her outside a closed shop. We approached and asked if she was all right and with...

A life saved?

Our team had quite a challenging incident with a young woman called H, who had apparently suffered a blow to the head having slipped off a concrete ledge she was sitting on. Although one of her friends had initially called an ambulance, the four others were intent on...

Someone took the time

We continue to be amazed sometimes that what to us may be the smallest thing, has such a huge effect on a person’s life, as shown by the story below One of our teams was approached and thanked by a lady who told them that some years ago, she was heavily into drink and...