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    Army Publications Win 21 Church Press Awards

    Canadian Church Press recognizes Salvationist, Faith & Friends, Foi & Vie and May 2, 2016
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    At the Canadian Church Press Awards, held in Toronto on April 29, the Salvation Army's magazines and website ( earned a record 21 awards. Salvationist won 10 awards, Faith & Friends six, Foi & Vie one and website four, including General Excellence. Member publications were invited to enter in 32 categories, and Army publications took home First Place awards in eight.

    The Canadian Church Press includes representatives from 51 member publications, including mainline, Catholic and evangelical churches. The awards were judged by a panel of accomplished journalists and academics from the secular media.

    Here are the winners:


    First Place: In-Depth Treatment of a News Event (Magazine) – Boundless 150, editor Pamela Richardson (September 2015)

    First Place: Feature Layout and Design (Magazine)Boundless 150, designer Brandon Laird (September 2015)

    Second Place: Biblical InterpretationThe Unlikely Disciples, authors Rob Jeffery, Major Wil Brown-Ratcliffe, Major Isobel Wagner, Jonathan Raymond and Colonel Eleanor Shepherd (April 2015)

    Second Place: Service JournalismThe Autism Puzzle, author Lieutenant Kristen Gray (April 2015)

    Second Place: News Photo (Magazine) –  Kapa Haka Dancer, photographer Brent Forrest (September 2015)

    Second Place: Photo Essay (Magazine)African Partners, photographer Matt Osmond, author Heather Osmond (February 2015)

    Second Place: Layout and Design of Entire Edition A Worldwide Army, designers Timothy Cheng and Brandon Laird (September 2015)

    Third Place: Opinion PieceFinal Exit, authors Colonel Bob Ward and Major Amy Reardon (June 2015)

    Third Place: Theological ReflectionExpecting Miracles, author Aimee Patterson (August 2015)

    Third Place: News Story (Magazine) Open to Question, author Kristin Ostensen (January 2015)

    Faith & Friends

    First Place: Features (Non-Fiction, Magazine) –  A Recipe for Recovery, author Kristin Ostensen (February 2015)

    First Place: Display WritingA Recipe for Recovery, designer Brandon Laird (February 2015)

    First Place: Original Artwork – Hidden Treasures, illustrator Dennis Jones (September 2015)

    Second Place: Media ReviewEncounter in the Desert, author Kristin Ostensen (April 2015)

    Third Place: Biblical InterpretationStooping to Greatness, author Major Fred Ash (April 2015)

    Third Place: Biographical ProfileJacob's Journey, author Diane Stark (April 2015)

    Foi & Vie

    Second Place: Front Cover (Magazine) – Appelée a Danser (Mars 2015)

    First Place: General Excellence (Website Design), designers Carson Samson, Ryan Neudorf and Brandon Laird

    First Place: Best Blog, author Major Danielle Strickland

    First Place: Publication Website

    Third Place: Best Use of Multimedia


    Editorial staff:
    Geoff Moulton, Editor-in-Chief and Literary Secretary
    Pamela Richardson, News Editor (Salvationist), Copy Editor and Production Co-ordinator
    Giselle Randall, Features Editor (Salvationist) and Staff Writer
    Kristin Ostensen, Associate Editor (Salvationist), Editor (Just for Kids) and Staff Writer
    Ken Ramstead, Editor (Faith & Friends and Foi & Vie)
    Brandon Laird, Media and Design Specialist
    Timothy Cheng, Senior Graphic Designer
    Ada Leung, Circulation Co-ordinator

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