1. Any person seeking a letter of support must have attended Sunday worship on a regular basis (minimum of 75%) for a minimum of six months.
2. They must fully participate in the life of the church, for example; attending midweek Bible study, social functions, social justice events etc.
3. They must contribute to the ministry of the church, for example; sing in the choir, assist with hospitality, set up/operate audio/sound equipment, reader, acolyte etc.
4. They must share with a member of the pastoral team (clergy, clergy students, deacons) their full history.
5. Only members of the pastoral team and the lay delegate can write an official letter of support from the church on headed paper.
6. Following submission of a letter of support, attendance and participation will continue to be monitored and notification will be provided to the relevant solicitor and/or Home Office if the individual’s level of engagement with the church and community noticeably wane without specific cause (e.g. held in detention centre).
7. The same process as described in 6. will be applied for a further year after Asylum has been granted.