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‘OUR GOD IS TOO POWERFUL TO FAIL’ – THE GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER ROSALIE PEDDLE JOIN BANGLADESH COMMAND’S FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
08 November 2021
A ‘VIRTUAL visit’ from General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle (World President of Women’s Ministries) was a highlight of 50th anniversary celebrations for The Salvation Army’s Bangladesh Command. Based in Savar (Dhaka District), the event was held from 20 to 22 October, with the main Anniversary Celebration meeting taking place on Friday the 22nd.
More than 100 officers and cadets met in person but, because of COVID-19 restrictions, larger numbers were not allowed to gather. This meant that the sharing of the meetings online was particularly important to reach as many people as possible.
The meeting was filled with joy and thanksgiving to the Lord and Saviour for half a century of God-inspired ministry. The Salvation Army’s work in Bangladesh began after emergency responses to a cyclone in 1970 and a refugee crisis in 1971.
SPIRIT OF JOY
This history was explored but consideration was also given to the present situation and the future vision for the command. The cadets sang a group song and used a traditional way of sending ‘showers of blessi