Joint Public Issues Team

working together for peace and justice

What’s it about?

The Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) is made up of the Baptist Union, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church, and assosiate member, the Church of Scotland, working together for peace and justice.

Our Mission

Christians are called to act justly and to work for God’s kingdom on earth as it is in heaven. What does this mean today, and how can we make a difference?

As the Joint Public Issues Team, we work to:

  • equip Christians to act and pray on issues of injustice,
  • resource churches to reflect and campaign effectively,
  • help our Churches to speak out with a distinctively Christian voice on injustice.

Our Priorities

As a team, we set our priorities by agreeing the shared areas we can work together. We call these our ‘Six Hopes for Society’. They reflect our hopes for a vision of God’s Kingdom on earth.

Every year, we review these and decide how to encourage the church to focus on being agents of change. This year, we affirm that we will work and pray for:


Poverty and Inequality


Asylum and Migration


Politics and Elections

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