Logo

 

Banner Image:   About-Us-banner
Template Mode:   About Us
Icon
    Post     Tweet
BannerImagesRefugees

Statements about the Refugee Crisis

The following statements will help to keep you up-to-date with information as it emerges. 

 
AnjoKanSmall
Statement on closure of 'Dubs' scheme for refugee children  
Lynn Green joins leaders of four churches in appealing to the Government to reconsider its decision to shut down the Dubs scheme, a programme for the safe re-settlement of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in the United Kingdom More ...
Aleppo bombing223
Churches demand action on Aleppo 
The Baptist Union of Great Britain has joined other denominations to release a statement calling upon the Syrian and Russian Governments and other forces to stop the bombardment of Aleppo More ...
letterimagethumbnail
Contact your MP about the unaccompanied children in Calais
More ...
AnjoKanSmall
Lynn Green calls for urgent action to protect vulnerable children
Lynn Green calls for urgent action to protect vulnerable children More ...
Refugee223
Commitment to refugee/asylum actions
Exploring the current refugee situation in our country and our world was a key aspect for all involved at the 2016 Baptist Assembly - and resulted in a shared commitment More ...
LynnCalais
Lynn Green urges churches to action on Calais
Following her recent visit to Calais, Lynn encourages Baptists to speak up for justice for refugees More ...
Calais2
March 2: Statement on Calais and Macedonia 
Baptist leaders have expressed alarm and dismay at the recent news stories of the treatment of refugees and migrants on European borders More ...
Zaatari camp223
‘Governments must do more to meet the immediate need in Syria’
Churches urge governments to provide necessary funding for Syria’s suffering and displaced people More ...
Calais223
Baptists celebrate ground-breaking judgement as a simple act of humanity
Baptists were among those who celebrated a ground breaking order by a British court that three unaccompanied children and a dependant adult should be allowed to leave the refugee camp at Calais More ...
WCC refugee223
WCC/UN conference calls for coordinated action on refugee crisis 
Following the WCC/UN high level conference on the refugee crisis, a statement has been issued entitled "Europe’s Response to the Refuge Crisis, From Origin to Transit, Reception and Refuge, A Call for Shared Responsibility and Coordinated Action" More ...
Syria223
A joint statement on Syria
The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church in Britain and the United Reformed Church have released a joint statement on military action in Syria: More ...
EBF223
EBF Sofia Resolution
On the Migrant Crisis in Europe and the Middle East More ...
Refugee223
National Refugee Welcome and Resettlement Board
11 September: Statement from Lynn Green explaining the call for a National Refugee Welcome and Resettlement Board More ...
LetterToEU
European Responses to Refugees and Migrants
10 September: Letter sent from Free Churches Group to EU and Schengen Member States More ...
Refugees223
Statement from Baptist Steering Group
9 September: Statement from Lynn Green on the refugee crisis following discussion by the Baptist Steering Group More ...
Calais223
A Statement on the Situation in Calais
14 August: a joint statement from the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church More ...

 
    Post     Tweet
Lynn Green joins leaders of four churches in appealing to the Government to reconsider its decision to shut down the Dubs scheme, a programme for the safe re-settlement of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in the United Kingdom
The Baptist Union of Great Britain has joined other denominations to release a statement calling upon the Syrian and Russian Governments and other forces to stop the bombardment of Aleppo
Lynn Green calls for urgent action to protect vulnerable children
Exploring the current refugee situation in our country and our world was a key aspect for all involved at the 2016 Baptist Assembly - and resulted in a shared commitment
Following her recent visit to Calais, Lynn encourages Baptists to speak up for justice for refugees