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Christian resources and activities for blind
and partially sighted people worldwide.

Welcome ... Friday 29 August 2014

THE TORCH TRUST is a Christian organisation with a worldwide vision for people with sight loss.


Do not be anxious about anything, but ... present your requests to God Philippians 4:6 (more daily Bible verses)

Pray for people calling into Torch House who have recently lost their sight (more daily prayer items)

Our new online Daily Prayer Guide can be found on the Support Torch with Prayer page

JOURNEY – an audio Thought for the Week

Play Journey for Week 35 (more audio downloads)

Journey may be downloaded for inclusion within Talking Newspapers and other audio publications.

Training opportunity in the south west

Posted: 27th August 2014 by Lin Ball

Training opportunity in the south west Picture

If you live within reach of Bristol and would like to find out about the impact of sight loss and hear about how Christians can support people affected, you are warmly invited to a training afternoon being held in November.

The event runs from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday 8 November at Fishponds Baptist Church, Downend Road, Bristol BS16 5AS. Follow the links for the Poster, programme and booking form

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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 110 local Groups across the UK. Torch also runs a varied programme of holidays at our own holiday centre and at other venues around the UK and abroad. 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.

Support Torch

If you would like to support the work of Torch, please visit our support area

CONTACT US to receive regular news updates and information for prayer, to find out how you can volunteer with us, to make donations, to access free literature for a blind or partially sighted person, or to make a link with your local Torch Fellowship Group.  

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