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Everyone is welcome to attend a Salvation Army corps (church) and be part of our faith community.  Some people choose to make a more formal level of commitments as an Adherent, Soldier or Officer of The Salvation Army.

Membership as an adherent, soldier or officer beings with salvation.  The basis of faith is a relationship with God through Jesus Christ. 

HELPFUL DEFINITIONS

Adherent: A member of The salvation Army who has not made a commitment to soldiership. Adherents are Christians who consider a local Salvation Army corps to be their church home, and want to support its vitality through their presence and involvement.

Junior Soldier: A boy or girl up to the age of 18, who has accepted Jesus as their Saviour and signed the Junior Soldier's Promise. More about Junior Soldiers.

Soldier: A converted person at least 14 years of age who has, with the approval of the senior pastoral care council, been enrolled as a member of The Salvation Army after signing the Soldier's Covenant.

Soldier's Covenant: The statement of beliefs and promises which every intending soldier is required to sign before enrolment. 

Corps: A Salvation Army unit established for the preaching of the gospel, worship, teaching and fellowship and to provide Christian-motivated service to the community.

Officer:  A Salvationist who has been trained, commissioned and ordained to service and leadership, in response to God's call.  An Officer is a recognized minister of religion.

ROLLS BINDER INSERTS: If you require the electronic insert pages for the Corps Rolls Binder, download a full set from www.saMinistryHelps.ca/Toolkit

Maximize Online Ministry

10 Ways

Filed Under: Ministry Resources
Ten things you must do to maximize your online worship ministry.

1. Present the gospel and invite listeners to become followers of Jesus!

2. Pray for listeners - and offer to pray for their concerns.  Provide  phone, email or contact form online for prayer requests.

3. Communicate your upcoming events, and invite listeners to attend or tune in and how to do so.

4. Inform listeners about available assistance and how to access assistance.

5. Enable listeners to give to community service efforts, the corps ministry, or other mission efforts.

6. Promote volunteer opportunities and provide ways for people to engage with the corps.

7. Drive people to your website for more information and some choice resources.

8. Make sure you identify your location and address, so listeners can find you.

9. Follow up every prayer contact, comment or social media engagement.

10. Saturate your online ministry in prayer.