Philippe ClementHi, I'm Philippe. I am 50 years old and live in Strasbourg (near the France/Germany border) where I work as a school teacher for deaf children. I am a Salvation Army officers' child, Songster leader in my corps, and National Leader for Salvation Army Scouts and Guides in France.

I love Congress because you can meet again old friends, discover some new ones, develop an International vision of our Salvation Army and realise that you are not alone fighting in your small corps. Best of all, it's an opportunity to be inspired by God's Holy Spirit - to go forward in your personal life and in your service for God and our neighbours.

Philippe Clément, France

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