Pennies from heaven!
Body Builder by Terry Camsey, Major - We awoke to snow today…in SUN CITY, California. Unheard of! Strange, too, since I have been meaning for days to write something for the Christmas issue of New Frontier, and turning over thoughts in my mind.
The glow of Christmas
by Commissioner Gwen Luttrell - “Leave the light on for us, Grandma,” our young grandchildren often say at bedtime, after we’ve read to them and quietly listened to their tender prayers. We know how hard it is for some children to be
On the Corner
“ …and on earth PEACE …” by Robert Docter - Words from an angel—even a great choir of “heavenly hosts”—cannot bring peace to our world. Only we can achieve that end, for there is a prior condition to the gift of peace.
Frontlines – NEWS BRIEFS OF THE WEST
by Sue Schumann Warner …the birth of Jesus itself was of the humblest peasant parentage, in an unimportant town, and in the roughest of buildings. He made a career of rejecting marks of status or privilege: He loved lepers, washed the
Promoted to Glory
Promoted to Glory Major Cameron Leslie was promoted to Glory on November 17 from the Plaza Del Rio Nursing Home in Phoenix, Arizona. Cameron Leicester Leslie was born December 1, 1916 in Barbados, West Indies. After high school, Cameron joined the military.
Bank of Sacramento event drops $5,000 in kettle
by Krista Noonan - AROUND THE KETTLE are (l-r): Del Oro Divis-ional Secretary Capt. Doug Riley; Bank of Sacramento President William Martin; Bank of Sacramento Executive VP and COO Kathleen Thomas; and Major Eda Hokom, Del Oro divisional commander. The Salvation
Cadets embark on ‘Christmas Intensive’
To some it may seem premature to be planning for Christmas before the Thanksgiving turkey has even been bought, but for the staff of the School for Officer Training at Crestmont College, teaching cadets about the challenges of one of
Chico’s Annual Turkey Bowl puts birds on tables
<> THREE TEAMS OF bowlers gather after competing in Chico’s 9th Annual Turkey Bowling fundraiser. The Chico Salvation Army held their 9th Annual Turkey Bowling fundraiser to provide turkeys to needy families for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Three teams—Northern California News (NCN)
Two armies join to serve Thanksgiving dinners
SERVING THANKSGIVING DINNER are (l-r) Major General Robert Wilson, Major Joe Hoogstad, Chief Warrant Officer Alberto Sanchez and Command Sgt. Major Terrance McWilliams. For the past 15 years, the US Army and The Salvation Army have joined forces to provide
Army supports Graham Crusade
“In planning Los Angeles’ 2004 Billy Graham Crusade” stated Steve Allen, director of Social Services for Los Angeles County, “Dr. Graham made a special request—that for the first time special attention be given both to bring the Crusade to the
Cadets ‘blitz’ city by the sea
by Jennifer Byrd - <> CADETS DISTRIBUTED THE War Cry as meals were provided to the city’s homeless. They descended upon San Francisco like angels in waiting. Well, perhaps more like officers in training. For the first time ever, both sessions of
The General’s Christmas Message – The name God chose
by John Larsson, General of The Salvation Army - Getting ready for the arrival of a new baby is a busy time for parents. The “things to do” list can be daunting. For Joseph and Mary the list included “Arrange journey