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60 Years of Ministry at Pine Lake Camp

Posted on 12th August 2019, by waynem
Micaela holds camper
The Salvation Army’s Pine Lake Camp celebrated its 60th anniversary in August, 2018. To mark the occasion, the summer camp, located near Red Deer, Alta., was open to the public with many current and former officers/pastors, camp staff and campers from Pine Lake’s 60-year history attending the festivities. During the celebration, guests were treated to  […]
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Launch of New Core Values

Posted on 20th July 2019, by waynem
Two emotional and spiritual care workers visit flood-ravaged home
On January 10, 2019, The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda unveiled its new core values―four statements to guide decision-making and organizational behaviour. “Core values help us to determine if we are on the right path,” says Commissioner Susan McMillan, territorial commander. “They are an unwavering guide that we can turn to when we’re faced  […]
Salvation Army worker distributes voucher to thrift store guest
The Salvation Army thrift store (national recycling operations or NRO) is making a tangible social and environmental impact within the communities in which they operate. With 106 thrift stores and donor welcome centres, 10 distribution and recycling centres helmed by the national recycling operations, the organization is making a difference every day for community members  […]
Two emotional and spiritual care workers visit flood-ravaged home
Often, the most visible Salvation Army emergency disaster services (EDS) are the meals and drinks served to survivors and first responders. What some people may not know is that The Salvation Army is often called on to provide spiritual comfort and emotional support. “As trained emotional and spiritual care (ESC) workers, we attend to the  […]