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Christian resources and activities for blind
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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 - Saturday 04 April 2020

Be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord Psalm 27:14 (more daily Bible verses)

Give thanks for those able to commit regularly to Torch's work in service, prayer and giving. (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.


Message from our Chair of Trustees

Posted: 27th March 2020 by Dr. Mike Townsend

The Trustees have asked that I inform you that Julia Hyde is leaving her employment with Torch Trust on the 31st March, Julia will remain on sick leave until this date. 

Julia has brought lots of energy and fresh ideas to Torch and worked hard to set up our Sight Loss Friendly Church initiative. We wish her all the best for her future.

Please pray.

These are very challenging times. The Executive Team and Trustees are prayerfully looking to God to guide us. Key areas of work are carrying on with staff involved both at Torch House and home working. we are looking at easy-to-use technologies to help our friends and clients stay connected and support them spiritually in these difficult times.

We have a loving and caring God, "cast all your cares on him because he cares for you" (1 Peter 5:7).

Dr. Mike Townsend, Chair

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


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