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Hospitality and Sanctuary for All – a resource written by City of Sanctuary founder Inderjit Bhogal, exploring the ideas of hospitality and sanctuary in Christianity

Sanctuary in Scotland: Information on Refugee Issues for Faith Groups in Scotland:

Sanctuary in Scotland includes facts and figures, definitions, current issues, and ideas for practical action by and for faith communities in Scotland. Free hard copies for yourself or your group can be ordered here. A copy for download is available on the Church of Scotland website.

Ideas to support asylum seekers in your congregation

The Diocese of Lichfield ‘Stories of Welcome’ – different ways in which refugees have been welcomed in the diocese

The Sanctuary Everywhere Manifesto  The manifesto agreed by the highest Quaker decision-making body in Britain, Meeting for Sufferings. Among other things, it calls for the closure of immigration detention centres.

For Refugees, With Refugees – a resource pack from the Council of Christians and Jews to advance interfaith community responses to welcoming people seeking sanctuary

Refugee Resource Centre for Churches (R2C2) –  A partnership between Jubilee+ and the Boaz Trust which was set up to bring together the expertise and experience of all those working to support people seeking sanctuary

Embrace Northern Ireland have produced a very handy and accessible handbook aimed at helping locals, faith and other groups and new arrivals navigate the system and know where to find help.

UNHCR – ‘Welcoming the Stranger’ – Affirmations for Faith Leaders

Interfaith Manifesto (2015)

Made for goodness: A faithful response to the refugee crisis

Birmingham’s first Church of Sanctuary, Erdington Six Ways Baptist Church, made this recording for their Sanctuary Sunday service, with the sermon from Inderjit Bhogal , one of the co-founders of City of Sanctuary, on 20th June 2021: