Supporters across Northern Ireland mark World Leprosy Day
On 28th January, many people across the world marked World Leprosy Day, a day to raise awareness about the plight of those who suffer from leprosy today.
The speaker team in Northern Ireland were very busy, speaking at 7 different churches, Ballyblack Presbyterian, Ballyholme Methodist, St Marks Ballymacash, Kilkooley Presbyterian, Knock Presbyterian, Finaghy Methodist and Tamlaght O'Crilly Upper and Lower. Many more church reps and ministers also took the opportunity to highlight the work of TLM, in prayer and through collections.
During the afternoon, Lisburn Cathedral hosted a special service for World Leprosy Day, which saw many supporters attend and hear the address of Brent Morgan, the International Director for The Leprosy Mission. Brent shared with the congregation an inspiring vision to see an end to leprosy by the year 2035. He also shared stories of amazing transformation and change brought about by the work and witness of TLM across the world.