22 May 2019
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Walk of Sanctuary to raise funds for destitute asylum seekers
Destitute asylum seekers have lost all their housing and financial support and are forced to make extensive journeys to sign in weekly or bi-weekly at immigration reporting centres.
Bristol Hospitality Network: Call to the Church for Prayerful Action
They are made destitute by the UK government with no right to work, claim benefits of any kind, rent a house etc... Living under constant threat of arbitrary detention for unlimited time, under threat of return to a place that would want them dead.
Bristol City of Sanctuary Statement Supporting Dubs Children
It belies belief that a government can stand up and happily commit billions of pounds to weapons of destruction and yet not even agree to take in and shelter the most vulnerable human beings on our planet who've fled terror and continue to live in despair
Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children - Donations: We need your help
The Council is calling for faith groups to help them create a wrap around approach to Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children coming to Bristol and helping to fill in the gaps where Social Services and the Council are stretched.
Bristolians brave the rain to join Walk of Sanctuary on Human Rights Day
This walk will send out a clear message that Bristol is a City of Sanctuary and that we welcome refugees and asylum seekers in our beautiful city. We are walking to show welcome to those seeking sanctuary in our city.
Safe and Welcome: A Christian response to refugees and asylum seekers
We're reminded of Jesus’ command to love our neighbour as ourselves, his good Samaritan story: the kindness of a foreigner, the sometimes indifference of passers-by, and the need to practically care for those who find themselves the victim of circumstance