• USA tornadoesThe Salvation Army is on the scene serving first responders and survivors of a tornado that caused devastation across the midwest and southern regions.

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  • Afghan EvacueesThe Salvation Army is working in New Mexico to provide donations management of nearly 100 tons given to support the US’s ‘Operation Allies Welcome’.

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  • Russia CommandThe international leaders were guests at the 30th anniversary celebrations of work restarting in Russia after the fall of the Communist regime.

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  • COP26The international leaders joined representatives of Christian churches and organisations from around the world.

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  • Bangladesh CommandA ‘virtual visit’ from General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle was a highlight of 50th anniversary celebrations for the Bangladesh Command.

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  • Prayer WaveJoin The Salvation Army as it prays over the pandemic – we have a live blog, prayer resources, and lots going on on social media.

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  • EcumenicalGeneral Brian Peddle has paid tribute to Commissioner Betty Matear as she steps down from the role of Secretary for International Ecumenical Relations.

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  • International Day of the GirlCelebration and action marked The Salvation Army’s recognition of the International Day of the Girl.

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  • EnvironmentA new Salvation Army statement on ‘Caring for the Environment’ calls for immediate action to be taken to address and combat ‘environmental degradation’.

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  • OFCanadian Salvationist and academic who has given decades of distinguished service to The Salvation Army has been awarded the movement’s highest honour.

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. The Army's doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasise God's saving purposes. Its objects are the advancement of the Christian religion ... of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole...

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Worship

Most Salvation Army centres hold weekly worship services, usually on a Sunday. These meetings have a relaxed atmosphere and can include hymn singing, Bible readings, members of the congregation talking about their Christian experiences, and presentations by worship or drama groups. As well as services on a Sunday, there are often weekday and evening activities such as prayer groups, family events, lunch groups, youth clubs and meetings for seniors.

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