Archive for January, 2010
The past week has been a busy one at the Corps with around one hundred people attending Bible Study groups at various times as part of the Give to Grow programme. This culminated in Altar Services during the morning and evening meetings when Corps folk brought their covenant envelopes to the altar. The meetings on [...]
General Shaw Clifton has requested a specific call to prayer with the following focus: • the citizens of Haiti whose homes and livelihoods have been destroyed; • the children of Haiti, many of whom lie injured; • the bereaved families, too many to number at the present time, and with corpses still lying untended in [...]
• Saturday, January 30th, 2010
School Reopens as Salvation Army Takes Responsibility for 20,000 People in Haiti (Update 26 January) SALVATION Army teams in Haiti continue to focus their attention on 12,000 people living on and around a large soccer field behind the main Salvation Army compound in the St Martin area of Port-au-Prince.
This Friday, 29 January, the Prayer Wave is being held at Gillingham SA Hall, Gardner Street from 7 pm. All are welcome. Come and share prayer.
Just in case you missed the link in the Monday Spot, here it is again. Photos of the Fellowship meal held on 23 January 2010.
The Corps Give to Grow programme commenced on Saturday with a Corps meal at the local hotel. There was a short presentation at the end of the evening which was introduced by Adrian Horwood.
The Youth Group, led by Mark Scoulding and Anthony Day (Ant), have an exciting programme planned for the next few months. Mark Ant If you are between the ages of 13 – 25 then you will be welcome to come and join in.
The next eight session course of Christianity for Life commences on Wed. 24 February,
The Far North Corps, situated in Kaitaia, New Zealand, sends greetings to Chatham
This week-end has been rather special with the visit of the Territorial Commanders, Commissioners John and Elizabeth Matear. Commissioners John and Elizabeth Matear On Saturday the newly refurbished foyer/cafe area was officially opened by Commissioner John Matear in the presence of the Deputy Mayor of Medway, Cllr. Barry Kemp.
• Friday, January 15th, 2010
The Chief Secretary, Colonel Brian Peddle, has sent us the following appeal for support for the Salvation Army in its work in Haiti. If you wish to donate on line, click here or on the Haiti Appeal box at the top of the Welcome page. You will have heard the news of the devastating earthquake [...]
The Prayer Wave has been rescheduled for Friday 29 January 2010 at Gillingham Salvation Army from 7pm. All are welcome. For further information as posted on this site click on this link – Prayer Wave or just scroll down this page.
• Thursday, January 14th, 2010
As promised, here are some photos of Baby Benjamin Craik, son of Claire and Richard, who are members of our Corps family here at Chatham. Benjamin was born on Tuesday 5 January 2010. His dad says ‘The sixth day of Christmas – he could be a drummer!’. Who knows what life has in store for [...]
For those of you who wake up to the radio on Sunday mornings, you’ll be interested to know that next Sunday, 17 January, the Sunday Worship programme on Radio 4, from 08.10 to 08.50 comes from Chelmsford Salvation Army with the International Staff Songsters taking a prominent part. Good listening!
Our usual webmaster is away for the next few months in sunnier climes so you will probably notice some changes in the presentation of news on the website. Hopefully this will not be too disastrous – I will do my best to keep you updated and interested in what goes on in Chatham. Due to [...]