Category Archives: Human Interest

News from the Newsroom

Here’s an extract from the weekly update from the PR and Communications team, sharing where The Salvation Army has been in the news this week. The Salvation Army launches innovative anti-trafficking prevention scheme in Nigeria and the Philippines  Thanks to new … Continue reading

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (August 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (August 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (July 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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Grenfell Tower Fire

Please read this positive email from Major Paul Kingscott, Assistant Secretary for Mission, received late last week. Ruth, with her husband Karl (Ed note: Captains), were the first Salvation Army responders (along with Lieut Anne-Marie Gifford) at the Grenfell Tower fire, … Continue reading

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South Africa Safari

Recently Nigel and Margaret Day spent 18 days in South Africa. Yesterday they visited Cameo to talk about their experience and show pictures. The Cameo members were delighted with the afternoon’s entertainment which was topped off with cheese and biscuits, … Continue reading

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (June 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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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

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (June 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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What sort of Army?

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Chatham ISS members in Australia and New Zealand

As many readers will know, three members of Chatham Corps (Rosemary, Emma and Martin) were privileged to travel to Australia and New Zealand with the International Staff Songsters for a 16-day mission trip leading up to Easter. They share some highlights … Continue reading

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Funeral arrangements – Jackie Sedgmore

We are now able to publish the arrangements for Jackie’s funeral which will be on Thursday 11 May. A thanksgiving will take place at The Salvation Army, Church Street, Chatham, ME4 4BT at 11.30am. The Committal will be at Medway … Continue reading

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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

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The Suffering Church – Spiral News April 2017

Please take time to read and pray: THE SUFFERING CHURCH Persecution, whether from religious fundamentalists or paranoid governments, show no signs or prospect of abating in the years ahead. Indeed while the current trend to nationalism continues to gain ground … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 8 March 2017

The Salvation Army supports International Women’s Day with the Helping Hand Appeal. For some women, the way they are treated and defined is determined only by their gender. As a result, one in three women or girls will experience violence … Continue reading

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