• 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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  • IdaThe Salvation Army is engaged in a huge response to help people affected by Hurricane Ida, a Category-4 hurricane which has affected many communities.

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  • BC wildfire Salvation Army staff and volunteers are providing assistance to evacuees and first responders in multiple communities in Canada and Greece.

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  • HaitiSix locations have been confirmed: Aquin, L’Azile, Duverger, Petite-Rivière, Saint-Louis-du-Sud and Vieux-Bourg-d’Aquin, with three more still under consideration.

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  • Wildfire responseThe Salvation Army in the USA is providing assistance to people affected by wildfires in northern California. A record-breaking summer heatwave has led to several large wildfires, with the most substantial – named the Dixie Fire – being the second-biggest ever recorded in the state.

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  • Electron microscope image of Ebola virusThe Salvation Army in South Africa is working to address the resulting food shortages, especially among the country’s most vulnerable people.

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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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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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