‘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[…]

‘Restore Broken Dignity’: Salvation Army Called to Prayer and Action against Human Trafficking

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[…]

Eastern Europe Territory learns from Democratic Republic of Congo

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[…]

Salvation Army Responds to Flooding in Three Canadian Provinces

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[…]

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[…]

‘Don’t be afraid’: General Brian Peddle presents 2019 Easter message

INTERNATIONAL leader of The Salvation Army, General Brian Peddle, uses his 2019 Easter message to reflect on numerous biblical imperatives to ‘not be afraid’. At a time when world events include natural disasters which cause understandable trepidation and terrorist attacks which are intended to engender fear, the General’s message observes that ‘often that fear is[…]

General Reiterates ‘Spiritual Imperative’ to Care for Children at International Conference

CHILD protection practitioners from around the world attended a three-day conference at The Salvation Army’s William Booth College in London in March 2019. The event focused on ‘New Learning and Best Practice’ and brought together Salvation Army officers and employees working in child protection. The purpose was to share expertise, discuss best ways of working,[…]

The Salvation Army Responds to Cyclone Idai with Emergency Responses in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

A WITH wind speeds reaching 124 miles per hour (200 km/hour), Cyclone Idai has caused widespread devastation across a large swathe of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Local media reports suggest that 1,000 people have lost their lives in Mozambique alone. With roads flooded and the regional airport closed, 500,000 people have been cut off in[…]

The Salvation Army Trains Thousands of Community Leaders in Hygiene Practices to Combat Ebola in DRC

A LARGE Salvation Army health project is underway in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), aiming to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus among the population of Goma, in the far east of the country. The current outbreak, which started in August 2018, is the largest-ever Ebola outbreak in DRC with more than 900 cases and almost[…]