Historical Society


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The Salvation Army Historical Society (Canada and Bermuda) was inaugurated in 1986 to create and promote interest, on the part of both Salvationists and non-Salvationists, in the history of The Salvation Army in the Canada and Bermuda Territory.

Membership is open to any person interested in the history of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda. Membership fees are $10 per year for a single person and $15 per year for a family. For a membership application, please contact the Archives at 416-285-4344, or by e-mail.

There are four regularly scheduled Society meetings during the year, with presentations of Salvation Army interest, as well as various guest speakers.

The Society newsletter, ‘The Crest‘, is published three times a year and is sent to all Society members. Members may also avail themselves of free research services (up to four hours on a particular subject). Some restrictions will apply.

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Walking the Emmaus Road

An encounter with the Risen One inspires hope and transformation.

Reflections on Holy Week

Reflections on Holy Week

Speakers share sermons on love in preparation for Good Friday and Easter.

Opinion & Critical Thought

Celebrating the Risen One with the Rising Sun

Celebrating the Risen One with the Rising Sun

Churches in Orillia gather on Easter morning to share the message that love is the strongest force in the world.

Where Is God When It Hurts?

Where Is God When It Hurts?

The miracle of Easter means you don’t have to face trials on your own.

Territorial News

Northern Centre of Hope Opens in Fort St. John

Northern Centre of Hope Opens in Fort St. John

New shelter can house up to 64 people.

Breakfast Program Serves Food and Fun

Healthy Families provides a safe environment for children to eat a nutritious meal.

International News

General Reopens “Transformed” Sunbury Court

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Salvation Army Provides Assistance After Korean Ferry Disaster

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Faith & Friends

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