Choose To Be Positive

Posted on 17th February 2020, by [email protected]
In 1948, a friend introduced me to his younger sister. In 1956, I married her. From the time we first met, I was impressed by how positive she was. I was all the more impressed when I learned that in 1937, living in Trail, British Columbia, Canada, when she was eight and her brother nine,  […]

Who Is In Control?

Posted on 10th February 2020, by [email protected]
Proverbs 3:6 – In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. (KJV) My grandmother wrote this verse on the cover page of the first Bible that she gave to my father. My father did the same in the first Bible that he gave to me, and I did also in the  […]
You’re invited to join us on Saturday February 1st at 7pm here at Agincourt Community Church for a concert featuring The Salvation Army’s Canadian Staff Songsters.  It promises to be a great evening.  There will be a freewill offering to help support our Partners in Mission campaign for 2020.
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A New Beginning

Posted on 8th January 2020, by saministries
Each day when we awaken, we face a new beginning. If the day on the calendar is a 1, then that day is a new month. If it is January 1, then it is the beginning of a new year. 2020 is the start of a new decade. Each beginning comes with an opportunity to  […]

60 Years of Ministry at Pine Lake Camp

Posted on 12th August 2019, by saministries
Micaela holds camper
The Salvation Army’s Pine Lake Camp celebrated its 60th anniversary in August, 2018. To mark the occasion, the summer camp, located near Red Deer, Alta., was open to the public with many current and former officers/pastors, camp staff and campers from Pine Lake’s 60-year history attending the festivities. During the celebration, guests were treated to  […]
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Launch of New Core Values

Posted on 20th July 2019, by saministries
Two emotional and spiritual care workers visit flood-ravaged home
On January 10, 2019, The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda unveiled its new core values―four statements to guide decision-making and organizational behaviour. “Core values help us to determine if we are on the right path,” says Commissioner Susan McMillan, territorial commander. “They are an unwavering guide that we can turn to when we’re faced  […]

Thrift Stores Increase Practical Support Through Voucher Program

Posted on 16th July 2019, by saministries
Salvation Army worker distributes voucher to thrift store guest
The Salvation Army thrift store (national recycling operations or NRO) is making a tangible social and environmental impact within the communities in which they operate. With 106 thrift stores and donor welcome centres, 10 distribution and recycling centres helmed by the national recycling operations, the organization is making a difference every day for community members  […]

Helping Residents Cope after Flooding in the Nation’s Capital

Posted on 13th July 2019, by saministries
Two emotional and spiritual care workers visit flood-ravaged home
Often, the most visible Salvation Army emergency disaster services (EDS) are the meals and drinks served to survivors and first responders. What some people may not know is that The Salvation Army is often called on to provide spiritual comfort and emotional support. “As trained emotional and spiritual care (ESC) workers, we attend to the  […]