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    • CFS WEBINAR SERIES #4

      From Charity to Justice January 31, 2018 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      From Charity to Justice...presentation.

      Guest: Jessica McKeachie
      Was held on: Thursday, January 25, 2018 -  12 to 1 pm EST
      Part of the CFS Webinar Series

       

       

    • Nov20Mon

      Calling The Courageous To Be Moved with Compassion

      Monthly resources. November 20, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      New bulletin insert - #11 Includes Video Links

      Find out more about CALLING THE COURAGEOUS and download monthly resources.
    • Nov15Wed

      CFS WEBINAR SERIES - #3

      November 15, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      "TIME OUT!" WEBINAR SERIES
      A Webinar Series especially for
      Community & Family Services Workers, Staff and Volunteers

      The Corps Ministry Dept C&FS is launching a Zoom webinar series called "Time Out!"
      covering a variety of topics and areas of interest.

      A time out is called during a game for the team to huddle, catch their breath,
      determine strategy and clarity for the final push.

      This webinar series hopes to support, strengthen, encourage and inspire
      C&FS workers, staff and volunteers
      as they minister in their community.

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      TELLING OUR STORY
      Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 from 12 noon to 1 pm (EST)

      An effective communication plan can help ministry units build stronger relationships with their community, donors, volunteers, and government funders. This webinar will explore how to gather engaging stories during the Christmas season to boost the profile of The Salvation Army.

      Our presenter will be John McAlister, the National Director of Marketing and Communications Headquarters for Canada & Bermuda

       

    • Welcoming Newcomer Families

      Community Family Services November 8, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      Tips for setup and welcoming newcomers.
    • Oct17Tue

      CFS WEBINAR SERIES - #2

      Boundaries - October 26, 2017 October 17, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      Boundaries
    • Sep20Wed

      CFS WEBINAR SERIES - #1

      September 20, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE MINISTRY
       Thursday, September 28th, 2017 from 12 noon to 1 pm (EST)

      The first webinar special guest is Paula Marshall, the Immigrant & Refugee Services Liaison with the Corps Ministries Dept. at THQ.

      Paula Marshall has been the Territorial Immigrant and Refugee Services Liaison since 2012, working to provide resources for welcoming newcomers and refugee issues awareness. As the Sponsorship Agreement Holder Representative for the Salvation Army, she works with corps and relatives in Canada to undertake Private Sponsorships of Refugees.  She has been the chair of the Southern Ontario Sponsors Group (2014-2017), was a member of the development board for Lifeline Syria (2015), and has recently joined the International Social Justice Commission as one of Canada & Bermuda’s representatives.

      Download the presentation: Immigrant & Refugee Services

    • Stats Canada Finding

      Opportunity for meeting needs in the community. June 12, 2017 by Peter Thomas
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      Meeting needs in the community.

      Statistics Canada released another set of reports from the 2016 Census. This particular study shows that in 2016, 340, 000 young Canadians aged 25 to 34 had not...
    • School Supply Backpacks

      Great Community Ministry Idea March 10, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      Great Community Ministry Idea.

      BACKPACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
      Get involved in a community effort for children without necessary school supplies.  Have a backpack drive...
    • Partnering With Schools

      Feeding programs February 9, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      Feeding program ideas.

      There are many opportunities for your Ministry Unit to partner and support your local schools.
      The partnerships among education, health, social service and other community sectors help everyone work together...
    • Hunger Count 2017

      February 9, 2017 by Corps Ministries
      Filed Under:
      Ministry Resources
      Participate in the survey.

      Every year since 1997, Food Banks Canada, in partnership with provincial associations, regional food distribution centres, community food banks and other hunger-relief organizations, has coordinated the survey, and published result...