In the wake of last week’s massive explosion, which devastated Beirut killing over 150 people, injuring 5,000, and making 300,000 residents homeless, Presbyterian Moderator, Rt Rev Dr David Bruce, has written to all PCI’s ministers encouraging them, and their congregations, to stand with the people of Lebanon, and Beirut, in particular.

Speaking about the initiative, Dr Bruce said, “Refugees in overwhelming numbers, political upheaval, financial collapse, growing poverty and Covid-19 have all left Lebanon reeling from one crisis to another, but last Tuesday’s explosion led Lebanese President, Michael Aoun, to declare that there were ‘no words to describe the catastrophe that hit Beirut…’

You access the Moderators full letter by clicking the following link: 20200810 Moderator Letter – When hope hangs by a thread..