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Christian resources and activities for blind
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Torch Trust - The Christian Sight Loss Charity

Daily Bible verse and prayer topic - Friday 26 February 2021

It is by grace you have been saved, through faith Ephesians 2:8 (more daily Bible verses)

Give thanks for the ongoing relationships with publishers to enable Torch to make resources available. (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.

New For 2021 - Virtual Lent Course

Posted: 3rd February 2021 by Mandy Blow

Friends, we are really excited to invite our clients along to our new virtual Lent Course which will be held on Zoom and begin on Thursday 18th February at 2 pm. There will be 6 weekly sessions which will be run on 6 consecutive Thursdays throughout Lent. To find out more or to book your place please do contact our Client Services Team either on or 01858 438260. We do hope that you can join us in what should be a special time together with the wider Torch family. 

Listen and enjoy!

Friends, after receiving so many enquiries around our virtual Lent course for clients we have decided to make the recordings available to all of our friends within Torch. Therefore please feel free to visit our YouTube channel and listen or watch the recordings over the 6 week Lent period. You can access the sessions on our YouTube channel.


Mandy Blow

Head of Services

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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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