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.
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’[…]
‘Undaunted’: Indonesia celebrates 125 years of Salvation Army ministry despite rebuilding from earthquake
EXCITEMENT and anticipation were tangible throughout the visit of General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle (World President of Women’s Ministries) to the Indonesia Territory on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Salvation Army ministry starting in the country. As the international leaders arrived at Jakarta’s international airport, the sight and intensity of sound as[…]
Sunday 22 September 2019 has been designated as The Salvation Army’s international Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking. This is an annual day of worship, prayer and action surrounding the problem of human trafficking. Salvation Army corps (churches) globally will join together to raise awareness about human trafficking and modern slavery and to[…]
Currently Mr. Richard Mahida, Territorial Projects Coordinator for the Eastern Europe Territory is on a mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is visiting various community development and small business projects and hopes to bring back some ideas and expertise that have been shared with him in DRC. Our thanks go to the DRC[…]
A COMBINATION of rapidly melting snow and heavy rainfall has had a devastating effect on three Canadian provinces. States of emergency have been declared in communities across Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, as rising rivers have forced thousands from their homes. Underscoring the seriousness of the situation, 2,000 military personnel have been deployed to provide[…]
‘WE will wait at the Cross, a hungry generation’ declared a slide on the screen during the playing of ‘At the Cross’ by Croydon Citadel Band prior to the corps’s Good Friday meetings, led by the Chief of the Staff (Commissioner Lyndon Buckingham) and World Secretary for Women’s Ministries (Commissioner Bronwyn Buckingham). It was a[…]
The General and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle Lead Innovative Palm Sunday Meetings at Peterborough Citadel, UK
General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle (World President of Women’s Ministries) shared in a number of ‘firsts’ during their visit to Peterborough Citadel Corps (church) in the United Kingdom Territory with the Republic of Ireland. The weekend began with the opening of the corps’s new ‘Superstore and Community Hub’ in the city centre. The[…]
SÅPA, a brand-new car wash, has opened in Tønsberg, southern Norway. The facility, run by The Salvation Army, is a response to the ongoing challenge of how to integrate people back into society after spending time in prison, rehabilitation or following other periods of social exclusion. It provides training and employment for a number of[…]
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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