I think, John that all life is about politics. Every decision we make is a political decision. All pressure/lobby groups and individuals are doing politics when they want a change or decision here, there or wherever.
The church I still attend with Linda was happy with its building being used for a Halesowen and Stourbridge GP meeting in the 1990s. Only one member of the church council demurred. The leadership, I think, still see the JC of the Gospels as most definitely left of centre, as I do even more so!