Glasgow Street Pastors is a volunteer-based initiative with a mandate to be a visible Christian influence in the city of Glasgow.
Teams of Street Pastors walk the streets of Glasgow every weekend demonstrating compassionate care in the heart of the city. We also operate a Safe Zone in St. George’s Tron at the same times to provide relief, assistance, and first aid to the people of the city. The aim of all our activity is to help, to care and to listen. We work in partnership with local churches, Glasgow City Council, and Police Scotland, forming what is known as the Urban Trinity.
GSP is also part of a larger international movement of Street Pastors.
During this period of 'lock down' and 'isolation', we are still busy, ensuring that when the time comes we will be ready to resume patrols on the streets and in our Safe Zone. Our teams have been 'meeting' and communicating through a variety of platforms on the nights when they would have been on patrol and our Management Team has also been meeting by Zoom. We are producing a weekly newsletter, posted on a Friday, which can be found in the docs section of our website. Many of our volunteers are...