The Fruit Pastilles Chant…

Many of you will know that our secret weapon is the humble Fruit Pastille. They have stopped many fights over the years, one glimpse of the mythical green packet profoundly changes people – see for yourself!...

A dignified farewell…

Yesterday saw the farewell for ‘Teardrop Charlie’ (James). His hearse stopped for 15 minutes near to where his pitch was at the top of the precinct. There was a large gathering of loved ones and Marcus addressed the attendees and spoke love for James and his life. It...

Variety…

Street Pastoring encompasses many differing situations. During yesterday’s afternoon patrol in the city centre the SPs noticed a bus approaching them emitting what they thought were excessive exhaust fumes. It soon became apparent that one of the buses rear tyres was...

Thinking of becoming a Street Pastor?

Perhaps you are thinking of becoming a Street Pastor. Here in Southampton we have around 130 volunteers who are committed to being the best disciples they can be and who the Lord has put it on their heart to undertake our training and become Street Pastors, becoming a...

A Mothers Gratitude

Dear Street Pastor Team, I just wanted to send a quick email to thank you for looking after my daughter and her friends. I had never heard of your organisation up until last night and what a wonderful and kind endeavour it is. An amazing community service. I am so...

Patrolling…

Our traditional night-time patrols are now going out on a Friday and Saturday evening. We have been tasked with providing hot food to those still sleeping on the streets. The Street Pastors are able to distribute the food whilst on patrol and thus help minimise the...