The face of COTS. Pastor Mick
started the Church and Charity in
March 2019 when he met with David
and Mary Hirst and helped the
homeless in Burnley.
These days you’ll find him driving
around in his van, delivering food
and essentials for those in need.
Aside from running Church services
and the 12 steps, if you need prayer,
counselling or pastoral help in any
way, he has all the experience to
assist you with life’s struggles.
Mary, together with her husband
David, and Pastor Mick pioneered
Church on the Street Ministries.
They started things off by heading
into Burnley Town Centre offering
the homeless food, drinks and
Today, you’ll still see her on the
street helping the homeless. Mary also gets involved and leads
Christian events, including Bible
studies and prayer groups.
Trustee / Secretary
Sarah has been an active member of
the Church since it first got setup
early last year.
Her main job is a teacher, and she
has a busy life running classes with
primary school children. She also
spends a lot of time with her dog,
She recently joined us as a trustee
and offers a wealth of knowledge
and experience that will help us run
the Church and charity.
Trustee / Treasurer
Paul joined us in September 2019
and helped to get Church on the
Street Ministries recognised as a
His main job is flying and in his
spare time he enjoys exploring the
outdoors, playing the guitar and
taking his motorbike for a country
He’s now involved with us as a
trustee and looks after the charity’s
Trustee / Chairman
Kevin’s been involved with the team
right from the start. These days he
serves on the board of trustees as
In his spare time, he’s a bit of an
action man! Running up mountains,
Thai boxing and martial arts,
walking the dogs. If you enjoy the
outdoors, you’ll be sure to pass Kev
on your exploits.
Paddy joined us earlier this year and
has already made his mark!
He has a wealth of experience in
social care and his experience was a
natural fit to take on his role as
safeguarding officer at COTS.
In his spare time he enjoys spending
time with friends, the outdoors and
walking his dogs
Emma recently joined us following
the work she does in the
community. She is going through the
TICCN ordination process with
Bishop's supervisor Rev Michael
Emma will be chairing and
organising recovery / street work for
Church on the Street Ministries in