Lillian trasher

Upon returning to Egypt, she expanded her mission to include widows and the blind. She left the orphanage to study for one year at a Bible school in Cincinnati, Ohio, and then traveled for a time as an evangelist. At that time she had no mission board to support her, but she received gifts from friends and offerings from churches.

Brelsford, a missionary working in AssioutEgypt, and the door opened for her to sail to Egypt as a missionary in This won her the respect of the Egyptian government, as well as the international community.

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By the time of her death inthe Lillian Trasher Orphanage had grown to some children. I have heard their groaning and have come down to set them free. A few years later her family moved to Asheville, North Carolina, where she was invited by evangelist Mattie Perry to work in a nearby orphanage, which cared for about children.

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Trasher also taught at a second Bible school in South Carolina , pastored a Pentecostal church, and briefly travelled with an evangelist, but later returned to work again at the orphanage. I have heard their groaning and have come down to set them free. Over a period of 50 years, she cared for thousands of needy children. Upon returning to Egypt, she expanded her mission to include widows and the blind. In after meeting Pastor Brelsford or Perlsford of Assiout , Egypt at a missionary conference, Trasher decided to defy her family's wishes and leave for that country. Her orphanage remains open today. During the 50 years that Lillian operated the orphanage, thousands of Egyptian children and families received food, clothing, housing, spiritual nurture, and education. For a brief period, she traveled with an evangelist, but later returned to work again at the orphanage. She canceled the wedding and later that year arrived in Egypt, with very little money and no idea what God wanted her to do. Lillian Trasher worked 50 years among Egypt's orphans and other forgotten people, from to , without a furlough, including through the Nazi occupation during World War II.

She canceled the wedding and later that year arrived in Egypt, with very little money and no idea what God wanted her to do. Trasher also taught at a second Bible school in South Carolinapastored a Pentecostal church, and briefly travelled with an evangelist, but later returned to work again at the orphanage.

Her sister Jennie accompanied her, and was a valuable companion through decades of work overseas.

Lillian trasher

God had called her to the mission field. Trasher was born in Florida, and grew up in Georgia. Lillian Trasher worked 25 years--from to without a furlough. Since , the Lillian Trasher Orphanage has provided hope and a loving home to more than 25, children. Brelsford, a missionary working in Assiout , Egypt, and the door opened for her to sail to Egypt as a missionary in So, she made her way to Assiut, Egypt which is in Africa. It is a reminder of a woman who shared the message of Christ wherever she went even through the hardest of times. At one point in her travels, her boat almost sank. Upon returning to Egypt, she expanded her mission to include widows and the blind. She left the meeting crying knowing that the wedding would not take place. Seven hundred little ones. Trasher was only ten days away from her wedding date when she broke her engagement to Tom Jordan. In after meeting Pastor Brelsford or Perlsford of Assiout , Egypt at a missionary conference, Trasher decided to defy her family's wishes and leave for that country. Arriving in Egypt, Trasher had little idea what exactly she should do. By the time of her death in , the Lillian Trasher Orphanage had grown to some children.

Follow AG News! She followed Roman Catholicism as a young girl. Lillian Trasher worked 50 years among Egypt's orphans and other forgotten people, from towithout a furlough, including through the Nazi occupation during World War II.

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