(Archbp Cranmer Blog) Archbishop Welby spends a night with Ipswich Town Pastors

Last week the Archbishop of Canterbury spent a few days in Suffolk as part of the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocese’s centenary celebrations.

During that visit, he donned a yellow jacket and spent a night with the Town Pastors, a 570-strong volunteer project which sends Christians out onto the streets across Suffolk to help vulnerable people ”“ mostly on Friday and Saturday nights and into the early hours of the morning ”“ to manifest the compassion and love of Christ to those who may be in need, whether smashed out of their heads from clubbing, or homeless through circumstances beyond their control.

The Town Pastors don’t reason the need; they simply minister from their hearts.

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