Category Archives: Family

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

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Life, Family, History, Monday Spot, Service, Spiritual Life, Youth | Comments Off on Monday Spot 18th June 2018 Pt 1

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

Posted in Church Life, Family, History | Comments Off on Celebrating 65 Years of Officership

Celebrating 50 Years of Officership

                        Celebrating  50 Years of Officership “Today 25th May, 1968, fifty (50) years ago Peter and I were commissioned as Salvation Army Officers in the Royal Albert Hall!!!   We were of the Messengers of the Faith Session! ” Peter & … Continue reading

Posted in Church Life, Family, History | Comments Off on Celebrating 50 Years of Officership

Monday Spot (23 April 2018)

This Sunday was a particularly busy one for our Corps members involved with the Band or our Scouting Sections, with todays   St Georges day parade in Rochester.. more of this later   Our Morning Meeting was Led today by Paul & … Continue reading

Posted in Church Life, Family | Comments Off on Monday Spot (23 April 2018)

Monday Spot ( 16/04/2018)

Our meeting at Chatham this  morning was led by Major Karen Smith   Major Karen  Smith Major Karens Message  was entitled  Learning from the children , and was focused  on Mark 10:13-18 13 People were bringing little children to Jesus for him … Continue reading

Posted in Church Life, Community, Family, Monday Spot | Comments Off on Monday Spot ( 16/04/2018)

Joanne Medhurst – Promoted to Glory

We are now able to bring you the sad news that Jo was Promoted to Glory on Tuesday evening last. Please pray especially for husband Richard and the four children together with all other members of the family at this … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Human Interest | Leave a comment

A Packed Cathedral

A packed cathedral greeted the Band on Saturday when it once again assisted with the Rochester Dickensian Christmas Festival ‘Songs of Praise’.

Posted in Community, Family, Music, Worship | Leave a comment

MacMillan Coffee Morning Success

The Mummy and Me parent and toddler group hosted another successful coffee morning at Chatham corps last Friday, raising a total of £276.09 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The toddler group team would like to thank everyone who supported the event … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Family | 1 Comment

It’s nice to feel supported

It’s not often we publish compliments when they are aimed at ourselves but sometimes it is good for those volunteers who give their time willingly to feel supported so please excuse us as we publish two letters received by the … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Family | Leave a comment

Cameo – Shades of Autumn

The season of Mellow Fruitfulness, to quote the poet John Keats in ‘Ode to Autumn’, was the subject for the Cameo club to consider last week.

Posted in Family, Fellowship | Leave a comment

Parent and Toddler Groups thriving

We are blessed to have a great team looking after our thriving Parent and Toddler groups under the direction of Sue Willard. Her ‘end of term’ report follows (with some pictures).  Sue

Posted in Children's Ministry, Family, Fellowship | Leave a comment

Sunshine at Joss Bay

Well, in the morning at any rate. Unfortunately the clouds came around lunchtime and the wind felt chilly but the children (and their parents) still enjoyed their annual outing to the beach. here are some pictures.

Posted in Children's Ministry, Family, Fellowship | Leave a comment

Strawberry Feast

A great time was enjoyed by members of the Cameo Club (and a few others) when Majors Estelle and Peter Clack invited them to their home for such a feats, praying that the weather would be kind to them.  

Posted in Family, Fellowship | Leave a comment

Race for Life

On Wednesday of last week, Warren Wood primary Academy hosted a Race For Life in aid of cancer research. A fortnight ago each child was given a sponsor form and a covering letter explaining what was happening and inviting parents to join in … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Family, Human Interest | Leave a comment

Congratulations

Today we offer our best wishes and congratulations to Jean Roberts and Ron Cook who were married yesterday at The Salvation Army, Strood. The hall was full as friends and family gathered for the service conducted by Major Mary Scott. … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Human Interest | Leave a comment