As Salvationists, I urge you to take your precious democratic right to vote very seriously by giving earnest thought to the implications of your choice, as you understand them, in the light of your beliefs and the context in which we live them out.
The Churches Network for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma notes with concern the distress caused to Gypsy and Traveller communities by the new Planning Policy for Traveller sites issued in August 2015.
Today we have reached another significant milestone in a journey of grief and a quest for justice that has dominated the life of our city for too long.
We have seen first-hand the positive benefits people gain from being in work, volunteering or taking part in a work-experience placement
Dr Helen Cameron, spokesperson for The Salvation Army, said: ‘We welcome today’s announcement by the Chancellor. Read more...
Dr Helen Cameron, head of Public Affairs for The Salvation Army, said: "We commend the way Major Colin Bradshaw has drawn attention to this deeply personal issue.
Paul O’Grady is a long-time supporter of The Salvation Army. He has seen our work helping vulnerable people in a number of settings.
There are many ways to be part of the Salvation Army and join. Working for us as an employee or volunteer, supporting us and attending church are some of the ways. We aim to be an inclusive church where members of the LGBT community find welcome and the encouragement to develop their relationship with God.
We created a special outfit for Paul to wear while he marched with the band. The Salvation Army uniform is an expression of faith and commitment to the Church and its beliefs. It is not possible for anyone to wear the uniform until they sign up to these commitments in the form of becoming a soldier. A soldier makes a declaration that he or she will not drink alcohol, gamble or have sex outside of marriage. Once that declaration is made they are entitled to wear the uniform.