Category Archives: History

Sunday Meetings 23rd September 2018

Our meetings this Sunday will be led by our Band  , this will include a morning meeting at 10:00  & Church in the High Street at 12:45..all details are listed below in a copy of our Newsletter   Chatham Citadel Corps … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 6th August 2018

Our Meeting today was led by Paul & Wendy Scoulding following the announcement’s by CSM Tim Scott   We began the meeting by singing Hymn No 1 SASB 279 – “To God Be the Glory”, which was followed by the … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 30th July 2018

Our Meeting on Sunday was led by  Major Ian F Payne                                             ‘FREEDOM’ What does it look like?     ‘It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by … Continue reading

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Monday Spot 23 July 2018 pt 1`

This morning we welcomed Lt Cols Drew & Bev McCombe (THQ) who led our worship which included the Dedications  of Jessie Rose Dean and  Ruben Frederick Dean, Drew & Bev were the Corps officers at Chatham between 2004  & 2011.   … Continue reading

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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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