Category Archives: Church Statements

JPIT churches among 265 signatories of joint statement on Rwanda Bill

Over 260 charities and organisations have signed a joint statement on the Rwanda Bill as it begins its Second Reading in the House of Lords, encouraging peers to reject the Bill and protect people’s rights. Among the diverse list of … Continue reading

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Church leaders issue joint call for action on poverty in 2024

Senior leaders from churches and charities have called on politicians to take urgent action on rising poverty in the UK and around the world. In a joint statement released today (Friday, January 5), senior Christian leaders – including theGeneral Secretary … Continue reading

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Church leaders respond to net zero announcement

In response to the Prime Minister’s announcement on net zero policies, the following joint statement has been issued by the Baptist Union of Great Britain, The Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church. We are dismayed that the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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The Illegal Migration Bill becomes law

Early this morning, the government’s Illegal Migration Bill passed its final parliamentary stages and will shortly pass into law. Church leaders from JPIT’s denominations have joined with civil society groups and charities in a solidarity statement to mark this moment, … Continue reading

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Response to the ‘Illegal Migration Bill’ – March 2023

Church Leaders from JPIT’s denominations have signed a joint statement expressing opposition to the government’s new ‘Illegal Migration Bill’: We are appalled by the proposals in the government’s ‘Illegal Migration Bill’ to detain, punish and reject thousands of people seeking … Continue reading

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