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CANADA—The Salvation Army Ethics Center in the Canada and Bermuda Territory launched a new website to help Salvationists “go green.” The site, wegogreen.ca, offers readers practical tips and tools to help nurture and care for the environment. You will also find the Army’s position statement and resources such as music, reading and prayers.

By visiting wegogreen.ca/share, users can contribute their own stories and resources, including adversities and failures, so readers can share experiences.

From salvationist.ca

 

ITALY—Salvation Army volunteers in Rome hoped to raise $7,000 during The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Benefit Walk on June 15. The morning walk was followed by an open house with food, free gift basket drawings and children’s face painting. The 1.7-mile walk began and ended at The Salvation Army Corps Center.

Funds from the event went to benefit Emergency Family Assistance counseling, food and clothing, and Youth Enrichment Services’ after-school and summer drop-in center.

From uticaod.com

 

SINGAPORE—The Singapore Conversation initiative between the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), The Salvation Army Family Support Services and other service centers in Singapore allows groups time to share and tackle current issues.

In a recent meeting at Family Support Services, attendees expressed feelings about Singapore at the present time and how they wanted to see it in 10 years. It was a positive and productive time, promoting understanding to all regarding the issues raised. The PMO representatives advised it will be ongoing.

From THE WAR CRY

 

BRAZIL—The Salvation Army in Brazil participated in the global call to 24/7 prayer June 10 to 16. The Army encouraged people to sign up online so every hour of the day would be covered by someone praying.

Testimonies, resources and videos were available online. Participants were then prompted to a link to share their personal experiences throughout the weeklong event.

From their web site

 

AUSTRALIA—Australian Army officer Major Henry May, Order of the Australian Merit (OAM), is the Red Shield senior representative for The Salvation Army Southern Australia Territory.

May recently donated a set of his medals to The Australian Southern Territory Heritage Centre, including the Order of Australia medal, Australian Active Service medal, Australian Service medal, Australian Defense Force medal, The Salvation Army Long Service Order, United Nation medal (Cambodia) and the Timor Leste Solidarity medal.

From the Heritage Centre newsletter

 

SPAIN—The Salvation Army in Madrid hosted a celebration known as a “basico,” which illustrated the history—roots—of the Army through music.

From their web site

 

CHILE—The youth from The Salvation Army’s Southern Division attended a conference in Temuco. The theme of the week was how to be “superheros” in their faith.

From their web site

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