The Salvation Army in Georgia started its ministry in 1993. The Headquarters of the organisation in Georgia is located in its capital Tbilisi. There are 8 corps across the country where people have chance to serve God and spread the Gospel.
The Salvation Army in Moldova started its ministry in 1994. The Headquarters of The Salvation Army Moldova Division is located in Kishinev. There are 16 corps across country where Salvationists serve the suffering humanity through various ministries and programs.
The Salvation Army in Romania started its ministry in 1999. The Headquarters of the organisation is located in Bucharest. The Salvation Army in Romania has 5 corps, which are very active in their ministry. Romania Division operates the first in Eastern Europe The Salvation Army charity shop “SALVATtex”.
The Salvation Army began its ministry in Ukraine in 1993. There are 9 corps located across Ukraine – Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Donetsk, Kropyvnytskyi, Pisochin, Vinnitsa, Lviv and village Nove. The Headquarters of Ukraine Division is located in Kyiv.
GENERAL Brian Peddle, the worldwide leader of The Salvation Army, has released a tribute to the many thousands of volunteers who serve others through the movement in 131 countries. Marking the United Nations annual International Volunteer Day on 5 December 2019, the General shares a personal message of thanks to those who ‘wake up ready[…]
THE Salvation Army in Clapton, north-east London, hosted a visit from the First Lady of the United States of America, Melania Trump today. She was accompanied by the wife of the US Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Suzanne Johnson. Mrs Trump and Mrs Johnson helped Salvation Army volunteers and children from the nearby Baden Powell[…]
TWO months after the devastating Category 5 Hurricane Dorian hit large swathes of The Bahamas, The Salvation Army’s emergency humanitarian response continues. Many evacuees have returned to their storm-damaged homes, while others are staying in government-run shelters, unofficial shelters, private residences or living rough. Relief operations have adapted to meet the changing needs on the[…]
GENERAL Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle visited the Vatican today for conversation with His Holiness Pope Francis. During the visit, the accompanying delegation – Commissioner Betty Matear, Secretary for International Ecumenical Relations, Lieut-Colonel Massimo Tursi, Officer Commanding Italy and Greece Command and Major David Williamson, Private Secretary to the General – met with Cardinal[…]
GENERAL Bramwell H. Tillsley (Retired), The Salvation Army’s 14th international leader, was promoted to Glory on 2 November 2019 from his home at the Army’s Meighen Retirement Residence in Toronto, Canada. Bramwell was born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, on 18 August 1931 to Salvationists Harold and Doris Tillsley, who had emigrated from England to Canada[…]
Words by Colonel Jostein Nielsen. This is a very simple question that requires an equally simple answer: ‘Yes’ or ‘no’. The context is Jesus’ conversation with a grieving Martha. Together with her sister Mary, Martha had just buried Lazarus, their brother. Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who[…]
THE 100th anniversary of Salvation Army scouting in France – known since 1941 as Torchbearers – and the 90th anniversary of Salvation Army scouts in Belgium were both celebrated at a 10-day jamboree in France that included the admitting of Philippe Clément to the Order of the Founder – The Salvation Army’s highest honour. Around 400[…]
A YEAR after they were welcomed to International Headquarters to take up leadership of The Salvation Army, General Brian Peddle and the Chief of the Staff (Commissioner Lyndon Buckingham) have recorded a short video in which they talk about their time in office so far and reflect on their experiences of the worldwide Salvation Army.[…]
‘TECHNOLOGY for mission’ was the theme of the first in a new quarterly series of online meetings for The Salvation Army’s global IT teams. Introduced by Commissioner Merle Heatwole (International Secretary for Business Administration, International Headquarters), the interactive event included participation from Salvation Army IT practitioners from around the world. An identical meeting took place[…]
Salvation Army Enhances Response as WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak ‘Public Health Emergency of International Concern’
ON 17 July 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a ‘Public Health Emergency of International Concern’. Such a designation indicates the risk of infection constitutes a public health risk to other countries through the international spread of disease. The Salvation Army has a robust response[…]
CONFLICT in north-eastern Nigeria has had a devastating effect in the three states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. Resulting food shortages have led to nutritional insecurity, with millions of people severely affected. In the least-accessible and worst-affected areas, more than 45,000 people are experiencing famine-like conditions and severe hunger. The Salvation Army is supporting more[…]
THE publication by Salvation Books of a new two-volume biography of Salvation Army Founder William Booth was preceded by the delivery of the first copies of the book to International Headquarters (IHQ). Author Gordon Taylor was present to receive them ‘hot off the press’. IHQ Literary Secretary and Managing Editor Paul Mortlock welcomed Gordon to ‘101’[…]
Territorial Leadership and Cabinet
Colonels Jostein and Magna Våje Nielsen
Lieutenant-Colonels Kelvin and Cheralynne Pethybridge
Majors Beat Rieder and Annette Rieder-Pell
MAJOR VICTORIA LALAC
CAPTAIN EDUARD LEBEDEV
Eastern Europe Territory in Figures
The Salvation Army Eastern Europe Territory is one of the fastest growing Territories. There are: Officers 91 (active 83 retired 8), Envoys 3, Cadets 6, Employees 193, Corps 35, Outposts 3, Senior Soldiers 1,208, Adherents 686, Junior Soldiers 268.
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