Brigadier Martha Pauline Hansen was promoted to Glory on March 3. Hansen was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Spokane, Wash. She had a twin sister, Lena. The family attended the Ballard Corps in northwest Seattle. Hansen graduated from high school in 1934.
CANADA—The Canadian Staff Band (CSB) celebrated its 42nd anniversary in March with a concert also featuring the New York Staff Band (NYSB). The CSB—Bandmaster John Lam—debuted two new works: The Gathering by Marcus Venables and Rejoice! By Robert Redhead. The NYSB—Bandmaster Ronald
Western Salvationist youth maintain a dialogue on Facebook about social issues. By Ivan Wild, Major TAPIOCA—Territorial Action Planning Initiative On Creating Awareness—is an acronym created by Andrew Smith, a Western territorial delegate to Time to be Holy, The Salvation Army’s 2010 World
Southern California divisional youth councils’ delegates experience God’s epic love. By Aleen Bradley To embrace the epic love of God—that was the purpose of the 2011 Southern California divisional youth councils, held at Camp Mt. Crags in Calabasas, Calif. Upon arriving,
Salvationist youth minister to those in need in ‘paradise.’ By Rob Noland Revolution Hawaii is in its fifth year, waging war with love in some of the harshest battlefields in the 50th state. For the last eight months, the 2010-2011 team has
Andrew S. Miller Center for Communication Arts opens at Asbury University. By Alma Bahman Attention Salvation Army youth considering higher education in the communications field! Asbury University sees storytelling as a responsibility and the School of Communication Arts is serious business—show business, so
Adjusting to the island lifestyle brings challenges and rewards. By Lt. Kelly Pensabene Kona, Hawaii! Are you kidding me? Did I really just get sent on my first appointment as a Salvation Army officer to a tropical paradise to minister for Jesus?
New group will develop the arts ministry throughout the territory. The newly formed Western Territorial Arts Ensemble has announced new members—selected by audition: Antwon Mason, Stockton (Calif.) Corps; Jessica Stennett, Tucson (Ariz.) Amphi Corps; and Alexandra Van Cleef, San Diego Kroc Center. The
Corps presents a groundbreaking award to a committed supporter. By Jodene Setera Guests gathered in March to attend the Chico Corps’ Annual Community Banquet and pay tribute to Larry Wahl, the corps’ first ever recipient of the “Chico Spirit of Caring” award. Wahl
Salvationists attend annual conference of the Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy. Thirty-eight Salvationist women from the Western Territory attended the “Come to the Water: Rhythms of Grace” conference held March 31 to April 3 in St. Louis, Mo. Come to the Water
In late March, The Salvation Army helped serve 579 veterans at the East Las Vegas Senior Community Center. The 500-plus volunteers participating included Salvation Army employees, University of Nevada Las Vegas students, Nellis Air Force Base personnel and many others.