Saturday, 11 May 2013


School Pastors provide a reassuring presence around the school as the children arrive and leave when they can feel vulnerable. They need to be good listeners and easily approachable. Could you be a school pastor? Find out more at the Civic Launch on Monday 20th May at The Town Hall. This is the programme for the evening: 7.00 : Tea, coffee and cake & welcome from Chris Collard, Co-ordinator of Chesterfield School Pastors 7.20 : Brief introduction to what School Pastors are all about from Tony Winter (Representative of Ascension Trust) 7.30 : Brief Chesterfield / Parkside specific introduction (Chris Collard) 7.35 : Watch Parkside School DVD 7.45 : Chris introduces Anne Fothergill from Newcastle School Pastors and she talks about her experiences etc. 7.55 : Watch Newcastle School Pastors DVD 8.05 : Open Q and A session with Chris, Anne and Tony. 8.30 : Last word on recruitment, training etc. Anyone interested please come and chat. 8.40 : More tea and cakes and chat.