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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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  • FloodsAlthough Salvation Army properties have also been inundated, teams across Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands are supporting first responders

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  • Tiny houseSalvation Village, a brand new ‘tiny house’ facility able to house 75 homeless individuals in Harbor City, near Los Angeles, has opened to clients.

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  • Food insecurity as a result of Myanmar’s current constitutional crisis is being addressed by The Salvation Army.

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  • Burkina FasoThe Salvation Army in Burkina Faso is working alongside the government to support families displaced following a terrorist attack in Solhan.

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  • LennonCalling all musicians and songwriters! Could you write a song birthed out of the heartache and hope you have experienced during this time of COVID-19, with words and music that will inspire and cause others to renew their faith in human kindness and the promise of better things to come?

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  • IndiaSalvation Army hospitals in several areas are now admitting large numbers of patients with COVID symptoms, as demand in the national system exceeds capacity.

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  • LP LaunchLearning Pathways is a three-tier distance learning opportunity for Salvationists passionate about engaging in their community. The course will cover certificate-, diploma- and degree-level content, providing an opportunity for anyone connected with The Salvation Army to deepen their understanding of community engagement, community development and community project management.

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  • VaccineThe Salvation Army's Urban Aid Clinic in Maamobi, Accra, has been working to administer the country's first COVID-19 vaccines.

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  • Bulgaria installationGeneral Brian Peddle has announced that Bulgaria has become the 132nd country in which The Salvation Army is officially at work. The country became part of the Eastern Europe Territory on 9 March 2021.

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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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