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.

Mission Matters Most

Mission Matters Most

As they prepare for new IHQ appointments, Commissioners Brian and Rosalie Peddle reflect on their time as territorial leaders.

Run for Your Life!

Run for Your Life!

A Salvation Army program builds bodies and community in Calgary.

Opinion & Critical Thought

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

The Salvation Army has made great strides for women in ministry, but there’s still work to be done.

The Bible With Boots On

The Bible With Boots On

How our first doctrine helps us walk the talk.

Territorial News

Bermuda Divisional Band Holds Festival

Bermuda Divisional Band Holds Festival

Event celebrates Army’s history as a force for the salvation of souls.

Salvation Army Shelter to Display Student Art

Salvation Army Shelter to Display Student Art

Art students partner with Salvation Army shelter to provide comfort and hope.

International News

International Conference of Leaders Ends in Unity and Thanksgiving

Conference filled with rich conversation and debate on issues facing The Salvation Army in the 21st century.

Chief of the Staff Emphasizes Accountability at ICL

Commissioner William A. Roberts calls Salvation Army to higher standards at day six of International Conference of Leaders.

Faith & Friends

Thirty-Three Summers of Service

Thirty-Three Summers of Service

Generations of Salvation Army campers at Jackson’s Point, Ont., have learned that they can rely on Isobel Watkinson.

More Than a Cooking Lesson

More Than a Cooking Lesson

A Salvation Army healthy eating program in Vancouver helps vulnerable newcomers.