HIGH COUNCIL  LIVE WEBCAST of the Welcome to the 2018 High Council from Central Hall Westminster

  • Welcome to the High CouncilThe General's message that every person can change the world if they give themselves over to God was backed up by stories from the international leaders' lives that demonstrated how they have made a personal and lasting impact around the world.

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  • Merthyr TydfilThe General challenged the Salvationists and friends to review their commitment during 140th anniversary celebrations and to continue playing a vital role in their community.

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  • Sweden/LatviaTHE visit of General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World President of Women's Ministries) to Sweden and Latvia had two important aims – to encourage and inspire Salvationists and friends, and to make the Army more known, especially within Latvian society.

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  • International Children and Youth WeekendGeneral André Cox shares his belief in the constant need to 'review, adapt and reprioritise' in a video message from Sweden.

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  • GabonGENERAL André Cox has approved the official opening of Salvation Army operations in the west African country of Gabon. The official opening will be 1 July 2018, at which point Gabon will become the 129th country in which The Salvation Army has an officially recognised presence.

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  • Story of The Salvation ArmyFrom humble beginnings in Victorian London to a movement found today in 128 countries; a new resource has launched, telling the story of The Salvation Army.

  • Syrian girlGeneral André Cox encourages Salvationists and friends to be 'agents of peace and transformation' as tensions mount.

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  • High CouncilCommissioner Brian Peddle has formally summoned 111 qualifying officers to form the next High Council, commencing in London on 17 May 2018.

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  • Roma ConferenceThe Salvation Army calls on the EU to do more to improve conditions for Roma people, increase inclusion and address ‘institutionalised antigypsyism’.

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  • General visits France and BelgiumThe General and Commissioner Cox began their visit to the France and Belgium Territory with a visit to a Salvation Army shelter for refugees and a home for single mothers with babies.

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Welcome to the High Council Wales Sweden/Latvia General's Spring Message Gabon Story of The Salvation Army Syria High Council Roma Conference France and Belgium

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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