HIGH COUNCIL 2011

 



The 17th High Council convened on Friday 21 January 2011 at Sunbury Court, United Kingdom, to elect the 19th General of The Salvation Army in succession to General Shaw Clifton who will retire at midnight on 1 April 2011.

After extensive, deep and prayerful deliberations, the President of the High Council formally announced on Monday 31 January that the General-Elect is Commissioner Linda Bond.

Monday 7 February
New: Interview with General-Elect Commissioner Linda Bond

Tuesday 2 February
News release (12:00 GMT): High Council 2011 concludes

Monday 31 January
News release (16:30 GMT): New world leader announced for The Salvation Army
Video: Official announcement of the General-elect from Sunbury Court (approx 2 minutes)
Video: Complete webcast of announcement of the General-Elect (approx 25 minutes)

Sunday 30 January
News release (22:30 GMT): Day 10 - Many Sacred Moments on Day Prior to Voting Commencing
Reminder: We plan to provide a live webcast of the formal announcement of the General-Elect and will provide as much notice of this as possible via email, Twitter and Facebook.

Saturday 29 January
News release (22:30 GMT): Report from Day 9 - Mutual Grace and Encouragement

Friday 28 January
News release (23:59 GMT): Report from Day 8 - Ever-Present Spirituality Deepens

News release (13:00 GMT): Candidate profiles
Candidate profile: Commissioner Linda Bond
Candidate profile: Commissioner Max Feener
Candidate profile: Commissioner William Francis
Candidate profile: Commissioner Dick Krommenhoek
Candidate profile: Commissioner M. Christine MacMillan
Candidate profile: Commissioner John Matear
Candidate profile: Commissioner William Roberts
Candidate profile: Commissioner Robert Street
Candidate profile: Commissioner Barry C. Swanson

Thursday 27 January
News release (20:00 GMT): Report from Day 7 - Candidates for General Working on Written Answers to Questions

Wednesday 26 January
News release (22:00 GMT): Report from Day 6 - Candidates for General
News release (07:00 GMT): Report from Day 5 - Questions Formulated

Tuesday 25 January
Photos from Saturday's Welcome and Farewell Salute published

Monday 24 January
News Release (22:00 GMT): Report from Day 4 - Procedures, Questions and Devotions
News Release (09:00 GMT): Report from Day 3 - Welcome to the World and Worship

Sunday 23 January
Sunday Worship: Commissioner William Francis, President of the 2011 High Council, introduces proceedings at Sunbury Court
News Release (15:00 GMT): Report from Day 2 - Welcome to the 2011 High Council and Retirement Salute to General Shaw Clifton and Commissioner Helen Clifton

Saturday 22 January
Watch our webcast of the Welcome to the 2011 High Council and Retirement Salute to General Shaw Clifton and Commissioner Helen Clifton (3 hours)

Friday 21 January
News Release (18:30 GMT): President for 17th High Council of The Salvation Army is Elected