The Salvation Army does not rest for Christmas! Many parts of our Church and Charity will be providing a much needed service this Christmas Day.
The Salvation Army’s Airport Chaplain, Major Ian Field, has been experiencing Christmas at one of the UK’s busiest airports for nearly seven years.
At this time of year, many of us are celebrating the things closest to us – family, friends, and those we love. But for many of those in the care of The Salvation Army, such essentials for life are far from certain.
A team of forty volunteers from all walks of life pulled together in a mammoth effort for this year’s Salvation Army Christmas parcel scheme.
The Salvation Army helped people get in the Christmas spirit as they headed off on their holidays from Heathrow Airport over the festive period with carol services involving a Salvation Army band, a choir and readings.
Lieutenant-Colonel Anthony Cotterill was part of the Salvation Army’s initial response team at Lockerbie.
The leader of the Salvation Army in the UK and Ireland has praised staff and service users at a new centre for homeless people.
Captain Caroline Buchanan is the Commanding Officer at Fraserburgh. She was based in Annan and in her first year of officership at the time of the Lockerbie disaster.
Major Ian Patrick is the West Scotland Divisional Emergency Services Officer. Maj. Patrick is a retired officer but remains based at Springburn Corps.
Colonel Derek Elvin is a retired Salvation Army officer who lives in London. He was the Divisional Commander for South West Scotland at the time of the Lockerbie disaster