JTI closure: Prayers for new jobs

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Presbyterian Ministers in Ballymena have prayed for the ‘quick generation’ of new employment opportunities for those affected by the JTI Gallaher closure.

After its meeting on October 7, the Ballymena Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland issued the following statement:

“In light of the reported announcement of substantial job losses in the area, the Ballymena Presbytery of the Presbyterian church in Ireland express sincere concern to many local families impacted by the announcement.

“Presbytery prays that new employment opportunities will be quickly generated in the area to offer hope to workers.”