Salvation Army in the Islands: Part Two

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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While participating in the mission trip in the Turks and Caicos Islands, we were able to visit a government-sponsored school called New Beginnings, a place for students whose parents cannot afford private school and for teens who are troubled. Among the students are girls who are either pregnant or have already become mothers, and Haitian-born kids who live on the island and are rejected.

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Salvation Army in the Islands: Part One

Monday, June 11, 2012
By partnering with Rotary International, The Salvation Army’s senior transportation program in Middle Caicos has greatly improved the quality of life for residents who must travel a distance for banking and shopping.

The following was contributed by Erik Sundman, Divisional Worship Arts Director for The Salvation Army Northern Division.

The origin of the Army’s work in each country is unique.

For example, in 1879, a 17-year old girl named Eliza Shirley defied the initial wishes of Salvation Army founder William Booth by establishing the Army’s presence in America. (That seems to have worked out well!)

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