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.

Reflections on Holy Week

Reflections on Holy Week

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

There Is Salvation in No Other

There Is Salvation in No Other

At a time when so many seek comfort in worldly things, the Easter season reminds us where our true redemption lies.

Opinion & Critical Thought

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.

Inside a High Council

Inside a High Council

An interview with retired General John Larsson.

Territorial News

New Executive Appointments Announced

These Salvation Army appointments within the Canada and Bermuda Territory are effective June 27, 2014.

Statement Read at Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Statement Read at Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Canadian Council of Churches presents an Expression of Reconciliation at the final national event.

International News

Salvation Army Provides Assistance After Korean Ferry Disaster

Salvation Army Provides Assistance After Korean Ferry Disaster

Relief team provides food and laundry services to rescuers and victims’ families.

General Closes Global Conversation With Call For Transparency and Accountability

General Closes Global Conversation With Call For Transparency and Accountability

Global Conversation a time of deep reflection and review of strategic questions.

Faith & Friends

Book Review: Heaven is for Real

Book Review: Heaven is for Real

Is Heaven is for Real a bona fide account of a little boy’s near-death experience or just wishful thinking?

Doing Art Justice

Doing Art Justice

Jessica Puddicombe’s artwork shines a light on the inequities that exist in Canada and elsewhere.