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News and stories from The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory.

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News and stories from The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory.

    The Salvation Army on Parliament Hill

    The Salvation Army on Parliament Hill

    What place does The Salvation Army have in the halls of government? Aren't we supposed to be "apolitical"?On this episode, we get political with Major Rick Zelinsky, territorial director of public affairs. Major Zelinsky gives us an inside look at the recent Salvation Army Week on the Hill, which brought 60 Army representatives to Ottawa to influence and inform lawmakers and politicians on behalf of the people we serve.And we look at the "how" and "why" behind events like Hill Week—how the Ar...

    • 36 min
    Lewisporte's Junior Chef Academy

    Lewisporte's Junior Chef Academy

    What's cooking at the Salvation Army corps in Lewisporte, N.L.? A fun new program for youth—the junior chef academy! Major Darlene Burt, corps officer, and Lorelei Cole, children and youth ministries director, share how these cooking classes for kids and teens are building relationships with families and raising the profile of the Army in this small town.

    • 13 min
    Simon Gough, Leader of the NEON Staff Worship Team

    Simon Gough, Leader of the NEON Staff Worship Team

    Many places in The Salvation Army have a staff band or a staff songsters brigade. But how many have a staff worship team? Here in the Canada and Bermuda Territory, we have NEON. This territorial worship group made its debut back in 2016. But last November marked the beginning of a new era for the group, as NEON became an official staff section—the only worship team to have this designation anywhere in the Army world. In this episode, we sit down with Simon Gough, the leader of NEON, to talk a...

    • 36 min
    Leading the Army in Italy and Greece: Lt-Colonels Andrew and Darlene Morgan

    Leading the Army in Italy and Greece: Lt-Colonels Andrew and Darlene Morgan

    Italy and Greece are known for being popular tourist destinations. But did you know that The Salvation Army has been ministering in Italy since 1887? Greece is a more recent addition to the Army world, with work commencing in 2007. Today, the Italy and Greece Territory is headed up by Lt-Colonels Andrew and Darlene Morgan, Canadian officers who are no strangers to international service. In fact, they have spent more of their officership serving outside Canada than in their home country.I...

    • 33 min
    Celebrating Salvation Army Volunteers: Bruce and Irene Finkel

    Celebrating Salvation Army Volunteers: Bruce and Irene Finkel

    Happy National Volunteer Week! On this episode of the podcast, we're delighted to welcome two long-time Salvation Army volunteers, Bruce and Irene Finkel.Volunteers are often called “the army behind the Army”—and with good reason. There’s no way The Salvation Army could achieve its mission without the thousands of people across Canada and Bermuda who give their time and talents in service.Over many decades, Bruce and Irene, who hail from Wetaskiwin, Alberta, have volunteered in just about any...

    • 21 min
    Church Planting in Halifax With Captains Brent and Melissa Haas

    Church Planting in Halifax With Captains Brent and Melissa Haas

    In 2021, when The Salvation Army decided to restructure its ministries in Halifax, there was a unique opportunity to plant a new church—and so was born Encounter Church. In this episode of the podcast, Captains Brent and Melissa Haas, corps officers, talk about what it was like to plant a church during Covid; Encounter's humble beginnings in a condo common room and how it's grown tremendously since then; and how a simple slice of pizza has helped the church connect with hundreds of young peop...

    • 44 min

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