Category Archives: History

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

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Monday Spot 14th May 2018

INSTALLATION OF OUR NEW COMMANDING OFFICER, MAJOR IAN PAYNE Our  Morning Meeting at 10.00 am was led  by Divisional Commander,Major Mark Herbert WELCOME TO MAJOR IAN PAYNE Announcements by CSM Tim Scott Song 97/479 Band             Ye servants of God   … Continue reading

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Corps history updated

We are pleased to say that Chatham’s history page has now been updated to include the first six months of 2016. We are again indebted to Peter Wood for providing the basic draft. Click here to read.  Peter

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Commemorative Book available now

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History update

We have this week updated our Corps History to include the first six months of 2015 and we acknowledge the work of Peter Wood in preparing the draft. Click here to read

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Major Dennis Sneller

We have received news that Major Dennis Sneller, Commanding Officer of this corps between May 1972 and May 1975, was Promoted to Glory today (22 July). Please remember the family in your prayers.

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Sunday meetings

Meetings this coming Sunday, 20  July, will be led by Majors Alec and Andrea Still at 10am and 4pm. Please especially note the time of the second meeting.  Majors Andrea & Alec Still

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History Update

We are pleased to say that we have now updated our history page to bring it right up to date fr 2013. We are again grateful to Peter Wood for providing the draft document. Click here to read. Peter Wood

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Youth to Youff

Chatham ‘Youff’ recently engaged the services of members of the corps from different generations to reflect on what life was like in ‘their day’. Click on the video below to bring back memories (or have a history lesson!) We acknowledge … Continue reading

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To God be the glory? Most certainly!

On the stroke of 3pm last Saturday approximately 150 local Salvationists plus a number of invited guests marched from our Church Street hall to conduct open-air witness in the town.

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History update

We have today updated our history page to include an account of the last six months. Click here to read. Once again we acknowledge the work of Peter Wood in compiling the draft. Peter Wood

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History Pages Updated

We have now updated our History pages to include the second half of 2012. Click here to read. Once again we acknowledge the work of Peter Wood in compiling this information. Peter Wood

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Exciting!

One regular reader from New Zealand finds our building redevelopment exciting and has sent us a lengthy comment on a recent post (Built on site of Brewery). We thought his comment so interesting that we have copied it to this … Continue reading

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Time Capsule prepared

The time capsule to be placed in the new building at Church Street has been assembled. Adrian Horwood tells us that over 50 items were received from members of the corps in response to his recent request for contributions. The … Continue reading

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Memories 7

Not long to go now – we’re in the 1990s. All the pictures are from the production of ‘Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’.    

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