• Russia-Ukraine crisisThe organisation is responding rapidly to the urgent needs of displaced people impacted by the unfolding Ukraine-Russia conflict.

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  • World Water Day 2022The Salvation Army explores the issue of water access, reflects on what water means to us all, and commits to seeking justice for those who do not have the safe water that we should all be able to enjoy.

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  • LiberiaGeneral Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle arrived in Liberia to a welcome from a congregation of more than 300 Salvationists, students and teachers.

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  • USA tornadoesThe Salvation Army is on the scene serving first responders and survivors of a tornado that caused devastation across the midwest and southern regions.

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  • Afghan EvacueesThe Salvation Army is working in New Mexico to provide donations management of nearly 100 tons given to support the US’s ‘Operation Allies Welcome’.

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  • COP26The international leaders joined representatives of Christian churches and organisations from around the world.

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  • Bangladesh CommandA ‘virtual visit’ from General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle was a highlight of 50th anniversary celebrations for the Bangladesh Command.

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  • 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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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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Worship

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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