• Mass response to Holy Spirit in IndiaOn the final day of the ‘Ready to Serve’ event, more than 500 young people encountered the Holy Spirit and dedicated themselves to God.

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  • Cyclone Idai reponseMore than two months after Cyclone Idai swept through southern Africa, The Salvation Army is helping people to rebuild their lives and homes.

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  • Canada flood responseRapidly melting snow and heavy rain has had a devastating effect on three Canadian provinces. The Salvation Army has been responding with practical, emotional and spiritual care.

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  • Child Protection conferenceChild protection practitioners from around the world attended a three-day conference in March 2019, focusing on ‘New Learning and Best Practice’.

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  • New Zealand Women's MinistriesThe four-day visit that took the Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, Commissioner Bronwyn Buckingham and Captain Krista Andrews across New Zealand.

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  • Living ItIt is intended that the Living It videos will inspire conversations about God and the importance of living out the Christian faith in the 21st century.

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  • Cyclone IdaiThe Salvation Army is implementing emergency responses in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi following Cyclone Idai.

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  • DRC – EbolaA large Salvation Army health project is underway in the DRC, aiming to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus among the population of Goma.

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  • IMASIC meetingThe General called on all present to find more ways to be effective in engaging Salvationists and the wider Salvation Army in the issues of the day.

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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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