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  • Mjr Catherine Brown-Ratcliffe harvests produce from Belleville Citadel’s community garden

    Belleville Garden Targets Food Insecurity

    Citadel celebrates harvest with barbecue. October 7, 2021
    Filed Under:
    Territorial News

    Community garden builds relationships beyond the corps walls.

  • The World is Waiting

    We are blessed to be a blessing. October 7, 2021 by Commissioners Floyd and Tracey Tidd
    Filed Under:
    Opinion & Critical Thought

    It’s that time of year again. In the midst of all that our world has experienced and continues to wrestle with, we are invited to the table to give thanks together. We pause to celebrate the blessings and to hear again God’s invitation to be a people who bless. 

    Before the arrival of European settlers, First Nations across Turtle Island— how...

  • Lt Jenelle Durdle wears an orange T-shirt with the words "Every Child Matters"

    Native Land

    Reflecting on Thanksgiving in light of the history and ongoing impact of Indian residential schools. October 7, 2021 by Lieutenant Jenelle Durdle
    Filed Under:
    Web Exclusive

    As we acknowledge the painful truths of the Indian residential school system, what does it mean for Thanksgiving?

  • The Secret of Contentment

    The surprising benefits of gratitude. October 7, 2021 by David Cwir
    Filed Under:
    Web Exclusive

    Scripture tells us that it is God’s will for us to be thankful in all circumstances. When combined with a regular prayer life, thanksgiving has powerful promises attached to it.

  • Salvationists attend an in-person Officership Information Weekend in 2019

    Kingdom Mission

    Salvationists share how the Officership Information Weekend helped confirm their calling. October 6, 2021 Compiled by Captain Kristen Jackson-Dockeray
    Filed Under:
    Feature

    Salvationists are invited to explore God’s calling at the Officership Information Weekend in October.

  • Salvation Army Holds Events for Day of the Girl

    Worldwide virtual celebration to take place on Sunday, October 10. October 5, 2021
    Filed Under:
    International News

    Theme "Restore: Girls Caring for the Environment" brings attention to the positive impact girls can have on God’s creation.

  •  Students in Zambia prepare for the day

    The Heart of Education

    Celebrating and supporting teachers around the world. October 5, 2021 by Kathy Nguyen
    Filed Under:
    International Development

    October 5 is recognized by the United Nations as World Teacher’s Day. The Salvation Army has established more than 3,000 schools worldwide, employing over 18,000 teachers who provide high-quality education to nearly 600,000 students.

  • One Handy Caddy

    An easy upcycling project with big fall gatherings in mind. October 1, 2021 by Denise Corcoran
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    A utensil caddy makes prep work easy peasy. And this DIY is simple to customize to your specific needs!

  • Heard and Seen

    How to hold a Hannah Service for those grieving pregnancy and infant loss. October 1, 2021 by Captain Laura Van Schaick
    Filed Under:
    Opinion & Critical Thought

    It’s not something we often talk about. In North America, 15-20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage and one in eight couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. While infertility, pregnancy and infant loss are often ignored by our culture, they are not ignored by God. 

  • A totem pole stands outside a former Indian residential school in Alert Bay, B.C.

    Remembering the Children Who Never Came Home

    May we never forget the names of the children who attended Indian residential schools. September 30, 2021 by Captain Laura Van Schaick
    Filed Under:
    Opinion & Critical Thought

    Through the wearing of orange shirts, the colouring of artistic eagle feathers, the placing of small pairs of shoes along stairways and lantern-lit pathways, in conversations shared and stories learned, in lamenting hearts and acts of justice, we are remembering the thousands of children we had previously ignored.