Category Archives: History

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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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 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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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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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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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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