Service marks 140 years of The Leprosy Mission

A SPECIAL service is being held in Southwick to mark 140 years of The Leprosy Mission.

The southern region celebration will be held at Southwick Methodist Church, in Manor Hall Road, on Saturday at 3pm.

Key speaker is Geoff Warne, chief executive of The Leprosy Mission International.

The Leprosy Mission is an international Christian charity which serves 305million people in around 30 leprosy-affected countries.

The service will be followed by refreshments.