Fourth Quarter Newsletter 2016

In this issue of the newsletter you can read about: Twenty New Corps Initiative New Overseas Personnel Share Your Christmas Joy Check it out!

20 New Corps initiative

Have you heard about the USA Central Territory’s new initiative “Twenty New Corps” that Commissioners Paul and Carol Seiler launched during the 2016 Commissioning weekend? (If you weren’t at Commissioning, watch the video here, time markers 1:04:30 to 1:15:11) Through this exciting new initiative we will focus our self-denial giving on building or improving 20…

Third Quarter Newsletter 2016

In this issue of the newsletter you can read about: Twenty New Corps Initiative Global Mission Teams to La Fosse, Haiti and Rio, Brazil Youth Councils – Project: FAST Check it out!

Second Quarter Newsletter 2016

In this issue of the newsletter you can read about: Self-Denial Transforms: Congregations Sponsorship Spotlight on Bangladesh Regeneration Missions Project for Variety Village Check it out!

Jewelry for World Missions

Tabatha Anderson, a soldier of the Oakbrook Terrace Corps, has always enjoyed making things and tinkering.  She explains, “During the past couple of years, the act of creating has been my favorite form of worship. It helps me center and find God’s peace and joy and it helps me feel close to God.”  When she…

Self-Denial in Rapid City, SD

by Captain Nathan Harms For Lent this year, in addition to our regular World Services, our corps embarked on a journey to raise money (and awareness) to help fund a specific project. We focused our efforts on the ‘Love in Action’ resource using ‘The Power of One’ example – One Person. One Sacrifice. One Dollar….

Self-denial Transforms Corps: A report from Springfield, Missouri

For the past two months, as a focus for their World Services fundraising, the Springfield, Missouri Corps congregation has been learning about the water needs that affect so many around the world. In Sunday School opening, Women’s Ministries, and Youth Night, participants watched videos of how The Salvation Army is helping to create ways for…

Missions in Madison

The Madison, IN Corps has been learning a lot about The Salvation Army’s Partners in Mission, mission opportunities, Central Territory Missionaries and Sponsorship. During Sunday School opening, Lt. Brenna Lee shares resources that Central Missions offers on their website, She encourages the congregation to not only support overseas ministry financially, but to also learn…

World Services 2016 – Self-Denial Transforms

The World Services 2016 promotional materials are now available! The theme for the next two years is “Self-Denial Transforms” and the following resources are available to help you in your promotion of World Services/Self-Denial: Printed Materials – Each corps will be receiving a sample packet of the poster, envelope, pledge card and coin bank. Additional…

Fundraise Friday: Flower Pens

The Plymouth Corps Girl Guards recently chose to do a World Services fundraiser as part of their “My World, My Heritage” emblem.   They wrapped pens and fake flowers together in tape and created flower pens. The flower pens were sold in sets of 6 for $7.  After factoring in the cost of supplies, the Girl…