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  • Soul Food

    I thought I’d lost my calling. Then God showed up. September 22, 2017 by Julie Whalen
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    I thought I’d lost my calling. Then God showed up.
  • The Sobering Truth

    The Salvation Army is on the front lines of the opioid crisis in Vancouver. September 21, 2017 by Jordan Shaw
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    In Vancouver, the Downtown Eastside is ground zero of an opioid crisis. The Salvation Army is on the front lines of the overdose epidemic.
  • Messengers of Compassion Commence Training

    March-in meeting introduces 14 new cadets to the territory. September 18, 2017 by Geoff Moulton
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    Feature Articles, Territorial News
    On September 17, 14 new cadets of the Messengers of Compassion Session (2017-2019) marched into Elim Chapel in Winnipeg to mark the beginning of their officer training.
  • Walk for Freedom

    Salvation Army couple prove age is no barrier to fighting human trafficking. September 12, 2017 by Lieutenant Laura Hickman
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    As Pat Sheppard and her husband, Fred, watched the news one evening, they were troubled by a report on human trafficking. Pat lay awake that night, confronted with the stark reality of children being sold into slavery. She wanted to do something to help.
  • Bright Idea

    September 8, 2017 by Major Donna Barthau
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    Sponsorship program makes a difference in the lives of vulnerable children.
  • Ending Exploitation

    Led by Cadet Andrew Benson, The Joyful Project combats human trafficking with ethical fashion. August 29, 2017
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    "I became tired of pointing out the problems around me and not doing anything about it." Cadet Andrew Benson shares why he started The Joyful Project.
  • Born With a Purpose

    A family lets their lives shine for God. August 24, 2017 by Jamie and Amanda Crann
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    "I didn’t know much about God or attend church when I was growing up the way my wife did, but I will serve the Lord for the remainder of my days. I am very proud to be a Christian and a Salvation Army soldier."
  • Leading the Way

    Meet the territory’s local officers forum. August 22, 2017 by Commissioner Susan McMillan
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    A few months after I returned to Canada and Bermuda as territorial commander, I came across an item in the “pending” section of the agenda of one of our territorial headquarters (THQ) boards: “Local Officers Forum.” What was that? Who was on it? When did it meet? I decided to inquire.
  • Three Generations, One Faith

    For Carrie-Ann Jones, her mother and daughters, soldiership meant embracing a new church family. August 17, 2017 by Ken Ramstead
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    Last February, a unique ceremony took place at The Salvation Army’s Cascade Community Church in Abbotsford, B.C., when eight soldiers were enrolled. What made the event extra special was that four of the soldiers were from one family representing three generations.
  • Fresh Air and Faith

    Three stories of how kids found a second home at Salvation Army camp. August 11, 2017 by Captain Lisa Hillier
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    Every summer, thousands of children and youth from across the territory board buses to go to Salvation Army holiday camps for a week of fun, friends and food, along with a strong spiritual component. Some are anxious, but most are filled with excitement as they look forward to activities such as swimming, sports, hiking, drama, and arts and crafts. For many, canoeing, archery and rock climbing are first-time experiences