HUMAN RIGHTS  Human Rights and The Salvation Army

  • Estonia/PolandEstonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid visited The Salvation Army’s Narva Corps and Poland's First Lady spent time with officers in Warsaw.

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  • LiberiaThe Salvation Army in Liberia has broadened its education capacity with the opening of a polytechnic, which will award degrees and other qualifications.

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  • AustraliaGeneral Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle left behind numerous legacies in Australia after a 10-day visit covering three cities.

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  • Human Rights and The Salvation ArmyTo mark the 70th anniversary, The Salvation Army has published Human Rights and The Salvation Army, which reflects on the past and suggests ways to secure the future of human rights.

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  • TanzaniaGeneral Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle witnessed the passion and exuberance of The Salvation Army in Tanzania when they led a congress.

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  • Emergency canteenSalvation Army staff and volunteers are providing assistance to first responders and people affected by unprecedented wildfires in California, USA.

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  • UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking visits The Salvation ArmyThe Salvation Army’s International Social Justice Commission recently welcomed the UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons to its building

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  • The General meets Archbishop GregoriousIntroducing Archbishop Gregorios, General Brian Peddle said how pleased he was to ‘welcome new friends into this place’

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  • 25 years in GeorgiaThe first overseas visit of the new Chief of the Staff was to the Republic of Georgia to celebrate 25 years of Salvation Army ministry

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  • Palu, IndonesiaThe latest updates from Palu as Salvation Army teams ‘in the midst of their own grief, do their best to serve’.

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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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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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