Author Archives: Kevin Abbott

Farewell after 53 years at Chatham

Copied below is the Farewell speech from Murray Smith on 1st July 2018   Murray & Karen , pictured before they leave for Hastings Farewell Speech The last time I made a speech anything remotely like this one was 53 … Continue reading

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WAG Weekend Report

Sue Willard has sent in a report for the website   Four ladies from Chatham SA (Sue Willard, Jean Jones, Rae Edwards and Sharon Smith) joined with over 200 others from around the territory for a very special time of … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 25th June 2018

Our morning meeting this week was led by Major Ian and began with the call to worship Hebrews 10 22-23 So let’s do it—full of belief, confident that we’re presentable inside and out. Let’s keep a firm grip on the … Continue reading

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Sunday Meetings 24th June 2018

Our meetings this Sunday are at 10 am & 6 Pm   Please join us if you can   Advanced notice: Next Week 1st July our morning meeting will be held in Chatham High Street, this because of the Borough … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 18th June 2018 Pt 2

As promised here is the report on our Sunday Afternoon 4 pm meeting which was a Music & Worship meeting , led by Chatham Senior Band The Band began the meeting with the tunes ” Cairo Red shield”  and  “Be still … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 18th June 2018 Pt 1

         Junior Soldiers Day of Renewal 2018 Our morning meeting today was a special one, led by Junior Soldier Sergeant Sam Wood.  Sam This meeting was the time for all our Junior Soldiers to renew their promises. The Theme was  ” Who are … Continue reading

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Sunday Meetings 17th June 2018

Our meetings this Sunday are at 10 am & 4 pm Our Morning meeting  will be our ‘Junior Soldiers‘ Day of Renewal’, led by Junior Soldiers Sergeant Sam Wood  Sam This is an occasion when each child is given the opportunity … Continue reading

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Ladies Fellowship Garden Party 11th June 2018

Major Estelle Clack has reported on a Ladies fellowship Garden Party this week – held at Marjory’s Bungalow Fellowship in the Garden Waiter Peter serving trifle – in my apron Pat Phillips and her Neighbour Jean , Alma ,Heather & … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 11th June 2018

Our Morning meeting was led by Major Ian Payne This morning the theme is ‘Having asked God for Forgiveness…’ and as it said on our welcome sheet today One of the greatest challenges of the 21st Century, ‘Forgiveness’ – May … Continue reading

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Sunday Meetings 10th June 2018

Our meetings this Sunday will be at 10 am and 6 pm   Join us if you can , here’s how to find us: Chatham       Click on the maps to enlarge If you need further directions  click here … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 4th May 2018

Sunday Morning  3rd June 2018   Call to Worship                   Deuteronomy 7:12-14 12 If you pay attention to these laws and are careful to follow them, then the Lord your God will keep his covenant of love with you, as he … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW TERRITORIAL LEADERS

NEW TERRITORIAL LEADERS ANNOUNCED Lt Colonels Anthony and Gillian Cotterill have been appointed as our Territorial Leaders, effective beginning of August, with the rank of Commissioners. Anthony & Gillian were Soldiers at our Corps during the time they were the Divisional … Continue reading

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Sunday Meetings 3rd June 2018

Our meetings on Sunday will be at 10 am  &  6 pm this week The morning meeting will be led by Major Ian and his theme is ‘…go on do the Impossible’   The evening will be a Café Church … Continue reading

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Celebrating 65 Years of Officership

Celebrating The 65th Anniversary of Commissioning  as Salvation Army Officers This week saw the 65th Anniversary  of Majors Jim & Alma Brown being Commissioned as Salvation Army Officers     Jim & Alma were officers at our Corps May 1975 … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 28th May 2018

10.00 AM MEETING LED BY MAJOR IAN PAYNE Call to Worship   Ezekiel 36: 25-27 25 I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your impurities and from all your idols. 26 I will … Continue reading

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