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!

Haiti Global Mission Team Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Global Mission Team to Haiti! John Gantner, THQ – Team Leader David Dobney, Port Huron – Project Manager Leslie Barker, Oakbrook Terrace Doug Dobney, Port Huron Russell Dobney, Dearborn Heights Ellen Janson, Oakbrook Terrace Major Mary Thomas, Kansas City ARC Please be in prayer for this team and their…

5 Lessons from Summer Mission Team 2015

This summer 28 young adults formed 5 Summer Mission Teams which served alongside local Salvation Army officers and soldiers in the Bahamas, Haiti, Hungary, Kenya, and our own USA Central Territory.  The team members have now returned home, eternally impacted by the people they met and the experiences they have had.  Here are five ways…

SMT Haiti Bahamas – Update #2

We ended our time in Haiti by spending a few days in Port au Prince. Here we went to go see a new school that they are building as well as working on some wood projects. We spent our last day in Haiti on top of a mountain overlooking all of Port au Prince and…

SMT Haiti/Bahamas – Update #1

Despite the intense heat the first couple of days in Haiti we were all excited to get started and meet the kids. We arrived at Gros Morne last Tuesday and began working with the kids the following day. We taught them three new songs and came up with games to play. They were all very…

Sponsorship Testimonial – Bethany Children’s Home

We recently received a report from Bethany Children’s Home in Haiti. This home cares for 32 residents and 11 daytime participants. Many of the children are orphans, but many have family members who simply can’t take care of them. The newsletter is full of evidence that the Salvation Army home is caring for five basic…

Project: FAST

The World Mission Department is excited to announce that the Project 24/29 materials have been updated and the program is being rebranded as Project: FAST!  Project: FAST is a Salvation Army youth event designed to teach young people about world hunger and preventable diseases that take the lives of tens of thousands of children every day. The…

Missionary Changes of Appointment

We have learned that the following USA Central Territory missionaries have received changes of appointment.  Please keep them in your prayers during this time of transition! Major Sheila Davisson – College for Officer Training for Canada and Bermuda Territory (effective June 26, 2015) *Major Phil Davisson will remain in his current appointment at Booth University College….

2nd Quarter Newsletter 2015

In this issue of the newsletter you can learn about: Partners in Mission and World Services Project: FAST Summer Mission Team 2015 Global Mission Team Fall Opportunity Check it out!

Haiti Earthquake: Five Years Later

The Salvation Army has been in Haiti since 1950, spreading the love of Jesus and helping communities realize a brighter future.  The following video is being posted in remembrance of the 7.0 earthquake that rocked Haiti on January 12, 2010.