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Methodists have had a longstanding engagement with social issues that stretches back to the time of John and Charles Wesley.
The Joint Public Issues Team enables four Churches (Methodist, Baptist, URC, Church of Scotland) to work together in living out the gospel of Christ in the Church and in wider society
They aim to work for justice and peace and the integrity of creation, and be a prophetic voice. To enable people to be active disciples of Jesus Christ is a vital element of the our Churches' mission.
The ‘hostile environment’ is a web of government policies designed to make life so difficult for people who cannot prove they have the right to live in the UK that they will choose to leave.
The 'hostile environment' is inhumane because it deliberately inflicts destitution.
The 'hostile environment' is discriminatory, and encourages xenophobia and racial profiling.
The 'hostile environment' builds a culture of suspicion and distrust.
It is time to challenge the hostile environment and to promote a more hospitable environment. The Joint Public Issues Team invite churches, church groups and individuals actively to challenge the hostile environment.