The Salvation Army Eastern Territory is planning the 2020 Vision Congress to be held June 11-14, 2020 at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg PA.  Salvationists from across the Territory will gather for these momentous days of worship, teaching and refocusing on God’s vision for the communities in which they serve.

General and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle

The General and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle will be the special guest speakers at the 2020 Vision Congress.  They will be a part of the Messengers of the Kingdom Session’s commissioning, ordination and appointments.

Registration for 2020 Vision Congress

  • Registration Cost:
    • $50 – 13 years and older
    • $25 – 12 years and younger
  • Registration must be completed through your corps officer
  • Deadline:  May 15, 2020

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The General's Call to Prayer

Now that you’ve heard The General’s Call to Prayer in his video above, you have the opportunity to engage with this foundational element of our 2020 Vision Congress.  Even now, you can begin praying for our time together.  You can bring before the Lord the people who will be joining together; asking for Him to prepare and penetrate each heart for His purpose.  You can bring each program before the Lord, seeking His blessing upon the myriad of activities that will encourage and emblazon our faith.  And you can be praying for God to honor the many efforts being put forth toward the necessary provisions to bring the Territory together in praise and celebration of all He has done.

As we look forward to all that God has in store, perhaps you have very specific prayers for the 2020 Vision Congress.  We hope you do!  And right now you can share those prayers.  Watch for the prayers you provide to be used in a meaningful way throughout the weekend. Fill out the form and add your specific prayers.  We’re praying with you and we can’t wait to see you there!

Prayer Focus


1 – 7 Young Adult Gathering 5 – 11 Candidates
8 – 14 Officers’ Councils with the General 12 – 18 Soldiers and friends who are attending
22 – 28 Women’s Rally 19 – 25 Local Officers
29 – Mar 4 Overall Congress 26 – May 2 Your own Corps or Center

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2020 Vision Prayer Submission

As we look forward to all that God has in store, perhaps you have very specific prayers for the 2020 Vision Congress.  We hope you do!

Please fill out the form below.



Prayer Submission

Date & Location



June 11-14, 2020

PA Farm Show Complex

The 2020 Vision Congress will take place at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg PA.  Most of the activities of the Congress will be under this one roof. No need to shuttle your people back and forth.  We want you to come and stay for the whole day!  There will be many simultaneous events and activities to choose from. A menu of options!

What's Happening Highlights

United Sessions

There will be five united sessions that will feature our excellent territorial groups, as well as, selected individuals and groups from across the territory.  There will be corporate worship, artistic expressions of the Gospel and Bible teaching by The General in a 7000-seat arena.

InnoVision Center

The InnoVision Center is a space in which participants of all ages can explore the identity and purpose of Salvationism through a variety of interactive and multi-sensory displays, activities, and experiences. The journey from the past, through the present, and into the future will focus on the overarching vision of “the glory of God and the salvation of the world,” illustrating how this mission is accomplished through the process of continuous adaptation and innovation. These experiences lead to an incubator where participants are invited to consider, commit, and testify to God’s future vision for their lives.

Worship & Music Center

This small arena will host a variety of worship concerts throughout the weekend featuring groups from our corps, our divisions and our territorial groups, such as the New York Staff Band, Eastern Territory Staff Songsters, Move, TAM and much, much more. If you are looking for a place to worship alongside a brass band, this is the place.  If you are looking to be ushered into God’s presence through the singing of songs, this is the place.  If you are looking to sit back and enjoy our fine artists and dancers while basking in the greatness of our God, this is the place.

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We will Also enjoy

Officers’ Councils, Messengers of the Kingdom, OnPoint Talks, Women’s Worship Event, Young Adult Gathering, Teen Meeting, Debut of New Documentary “HOPE”, Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Kids’ Meetings, Child Care, Indoor Playground, Trade, & Food On-site

Grand Opening

Be at the main entrance at 4 pm on Friday, June 12th for an exciting opening of the 2020 Vision Congress!

Main Hall

In the Main Hall, attendees will be welcomed to the Congress by a variety of ways to connect with each other including areas for coffee and conversation, interactive stations and food.

Messengers of the Kingdom

The Ordination, Commissioning, Commencement and giving of appointments will be an important part of the Congress.

Officers’ Councils

Officers’ Councils will be held at the Hershey Lodge on Friday, June 12th from 9 am – 11 am at Hershey Lodge.  The General will address his officers.

Women’s Worship Event

This relaxed and focused event for women will feature worship, drama and a message from Commissioner Rosalie Peddle challenging women to celebrate the story of God and the impact He has made in our own individual stories.  Come enjoy the fellowship and fun!

Men’s Prayer Breakfast

Men will have the opportunity to gather together for breakfast, prayer and The Word.

OnPoint Talks

A showcase of relevant and engaging talks on topics of current interest to Salvationists.  Our version of Ted Talks! These talks will be followed by conversations with our speakers in a relaxed setting.

The debut of New Documentary “HOPE”

This red-carpet ticketed event will feature a new documentary produced by The Salvation Army Eastern Territory Media team focused on Human Trafficking.


USE TRADE will be onsite with a Super Store to service all uniform and supply needs.  They will also support break out events with market-specific kiosks to further resource and inspire Congress delegates.

Food On-site

Food trucks, concessions and coffee bars will be available all weekend under the PA Farm Complex roof.

Indoor Playground

Parents and kids of all ages: join us at the playground for fun for the entire family! Featuring age-specific play areas, all members of the family are invited to come during free times to have fun and let loose together!

Young Adult Gathering

Come be renewed and refreshed through an evening of worship, prayer, community, and creativity in this unique “Build Your Own” experience geared toward young adults ages 18-35.

Teen Meeting

Calling all teens ages 13-17 for an afternoon session filled with food, games, and fun! Get ready for your chance to win awesome prizes and dance along with our DJ! Dinner and dessert provided.

Kids’ Meetings & Child Care

While the parents are away, the kids will play! Children ranging from 6-weeks to 12-years old are invited to join the Children’s program at Congress 2020. We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with KiddieCorps On-Site Child Care! For over thirty years, KiddieCorp has been the choice of top meeting planners for professional childcare at nationwide events.

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Map & Schedule

PA Farm Show Floor Plan

Over 1 million square feet under one roof!   And we will be filling almost all of it with music, worship, teaching and opportunities for meaningful connection!

The PA Farm Show Complex located in Harrisburg, PA is easy to get to and offers all we could want for the 2020 Vision Congress in June 2020.  Come experience worship and holiness teaching in the 7000 seat Large Arena.  Come hear a respected Salvation Army speaker in an OnPoint talk.  Come listen to a divisional music and arts group in the 900 seat Small Arena.  Or just sit and have a cup of coffee with a friend in the Main Hall.

Want to take a closer look?

Click here to view the PA Farm show map

Thursday, June 11, 2020

9:00am – 12:00pm TEC with The General and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, Lodge
4:30pm – 6:30pm Silver Star Dinner, Hershey Lodge
7:30pm – 9:00pm Commencement, Hershey Lodge

Friday, June 12, 2020

9:00am – 12:00pm Officers’ Councils (with infant care), Hershey Lodge
4:00pm Grand Opening of 2020 Vision Congress
PA Farm Show Complex
4:00pm – 7:00pm Registration for Congress,
Main Hall, PA Farm Show ComplexInnoVision Center, On Point Talks, Worship Center, Food & more
7:30pm – 9:00pm United Session One: REVEAL
9:30pm – 11:00pm Young Adult Gathering
*Trade Super Store will be open from 4pm–10pm.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

7:30am – 9:00am Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Hershey Lodge
8:30am- 10:00am Day Of Congress Registration
10:00am – 11:30am United Session Two: REDIRECT
Kids’ Meeting
11:30am – 6:30pm Main Hall, InnoVision Center, Worship Centers, On Point Talks, Trade, Indoor Playground, Food and more
3:00pm – 4:30pm Women’s Worship Gathering
Kids’ Meeting
5:00pm – 6:30pm Long Service Dinner
Teen Meeting with Food
7:00pm – 9:00pm United Session Three:  RESPOND
Kid’s Meeting

Sunday, June 14, 2020

7:30am – 9:00am Prayer Meeting
9:30am – 11:30am United Session Four: REIMAGINE
Commissioning, Ordination & Appointment Service
Kids’ Meeting
12:00pm – 2:00pm Main Hall, InnoVision Center, Worship Centers, On Point Talks, Indoor Playground, Food and more
2:30pm – 4:00pm United Session Five: REVIVE

As Salvationists of the USA Eastern Territory, we commit to transforming communities in the power of Jesus Christ one life at a time.

Commissioner William A. Bamford


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