Pioneer officers Lieut-Colonel and Mrs David Miche unfurled the Army flag in Rio de Janeiro on 1 August 1922.

The Salvation Army operates as a national religious entity, Exército de Salvação, having been so registered by Presidential Decree 90.568 of 27 November 1984. All its social activities have been incorporated in APROSES (Assistência e Promoção Social Exército de Salvação) since 1974 and have had Federal Public Utility since 18 February 1991.

Territorial Leaders

Colonel Wilson Strasse - Territorial Commander

Colonel Nara Strasse - Territorial President of Women's Ministries

Lieut-Colonel Manuel Márquez - Chief Secretary

Lieut-Colonel Paulina Márquez - Territorial Secretary for Women's Ministries

Territorial Headquarters

Rua Juá 264 - Bosque da Saúde
São Paulo SP

Postal address:

Exército de Salvação
Caixa Postal 46036
Agência Saúde 04046-970
São Paulo SP

Contact us

Tel. [55] (011) 5591 7070
Email: bra.leadership@bra.salvationarmy.org 

Country included in the territory: Brazil

Language in which the gospel is preached: Portuguese

Periodicals: O Oficial, Rumo Magazine