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Torch Trust is a Christian organisation with a worldwide vision for people with sight loss


Daily Bible verse and prayer topic - Friday 05 June 2020

He guards the lives of His faithful ones Psalm 97:10 (more daily Bible verses)

Pray for more churches to be aware of the accessible resources available for our SLFCs. (more daily prayer items)

Our online Daily Prayer Guide can be found on the Support Torch with Prayer page where there is an update to the Torch Prayer Phone.


Week of Prayer & Torch Thanksgiving 2020

Posted: 23rd May 2020

Week of Prayer & Torch Thanksgiving 2020 Picture

We are delighted to invite you to join with us for this year’s Week of Prayer and annual Thanksgiving. Whilst we are unable to gather in person, we will be able to share and interact through various ways, thus making these precious times available to all.

More than ever Torch needs prayer, so please we ask you to commit a little time each day to remember the ministry of Torch via our Week of Prayer.

As our 60th anniversary year comes to an end we have so much to be thankful for, but also, it’s vital we look around and ahead to the next chapter of God’s calling. And so, our Thanksgiving set for Saturday June 6th will be a time of praise, sharing and call to action.

Please see below the various options you can select from to be a part of the Torch family over the next couple of weeks.

Week of Prayer

Monday 1st June - Torch Trust

Led by Rev'd Michael Heaney, Chief Operating Officer

Monday's video and Monday's audio

Tuesday 2nd June - Our Trustees

Led by Paul Wood, Chief Technical Officer

Tuesday's video and Tuesday's audio

Wednesday 3rd June - Our Supporters

Led by Mandy Blow, Relationship Lead

Wednesday's video and Wednesday's audio

Thursday 4th June - Accessible Christian Literature including Reflections

Led by Rose Heaney, Services Lead

Thursday's video and Thursday's audio

Friday 5th June - Sight Loss Friendly Church

Led by Matthew Horspool, Torch Representative

Friday's video and Friday's audio

Alternatively call 0333 123 1255 to hear the same presentations and prayer points

How to join us – Torch Thanksgiving

Saturday June 6th at 11 am access by internet or your telephone line

From Zoom

Please contact us via info@torchtrust.org for the meeting details

From You tube – live from its dedicated channel Torch Trust 2020

https://youtu.be/FL7G8EVZA1g

We look forward to you joining in our events over the next week or two. If you have any questions concerning this invitation please do not hesitate to contact us through our normal channels.

With every blessing

Michael Heaney
Chief Operating Officer

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Torch in brief

Torch Trust's aims can be summarised as enabling people with sight loss to discover Christian faith and lead fulfilling Christian lives.

Towards this end we provide Christian resources and activities for blind and partially sighted people worldwide. Our services are offered to all who experience sight loss, of all faiths or none, and including those with sight loss who have other disabilities.

Among our services, Torch provides Christian literature, including a free lending library and a range of magazines, in various accessible formats. We also promote Christian fellowship through over 60 local Groups across the UK. Our international arm involves Torch working in partnership with others and being involved in various projects, especially in Malawi which in turn serves the needs of blind and partially sighted people in various other African countries.

Torch Trust has a driving vision for people with sight loss, wherever in the world they may live. Our seven-fold charter is that every blind or partially sighted person may have the opportunity to:

  • Explore Christian faith and discover Jesus
  • Grow as a Christian
  • Enjoy a fulfilling devotional life
  • Access Christian activities and resources they need
  • Join a church of their choice
  • Develop their invaluable God-given gifting
  • Contribute to the life of the church

Click here to access a display poster of our Charter.


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