01 Jun 2018

My Dad, the mayor

A life of service continues in West Virginia Major Mike Himes, corps officer at The Salvation Army Schenectady, N.Y., Corps, admits he was a little concerned when his father, retired

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01 Jun 2018

Saved to save others

Finding a new life at The Salvation Army When Bobby Aguirre underwent two brain surgeries in 2005, his family didn’t expect him to pull through. He came home from the

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01 Jun 2018

‘Moo’–tivated to Serve

Sentenced for having ‘Animals at Large’ leads to Eric Reip’s service to others. For Eric Reip, it truly was a blessing when the cows didn’t come home. Reip, who owns

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01 May 2018

Inspired by Others

New York fashion designer, Lily Qian, partners with Others: Trade for Hope on a new scarf collection For decades, the world of high fashion has been a glamorous fixture of

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01 Apr 2018

Students of the World

International Social Justice Commission The International Social Justice Commission (ISJC) is an arm of The Salvation Army’s International Headquarters and is based in New York City. It serves as a

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01 Mar 2018

Women of the Army

Three women carry on The Salvation Army’s rich tradition of service, compassion, and holiness. Here are their compelling stories. Back to her roots Retired Major Joan Sayer grew up at

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01 Mar 2018

Moving Beyond Crisis

Last April, Luisa Gutierrez thought she was going to The Salvation Army in New Haven, Conn., to simply pick up a few vegetables for her guinea pig. She got her

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01 Dec 2017

Six tips to help orange run smoothly!

As I entered my fourth–period class, something happened that left my stomach in knots. After two years of mastering the clarinet (the definition of “mastering” is admittedly loose), my band

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01 Dec 2017

Q&A: Major Sue Dunigan

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”

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01 Dec 2017

Christ’s *Incarnation

*Literally, putting into flesh; the practice of making a spiritual truth tangible, concrete, actual; the event of eternal, global significance whereby God was made known through the human life of

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01 Nov 2017

Beyond the *mercy seat

*A designated place of prayer in the front of a chapel, often a plain bench with a cushion for kneeling, also known as ‘the penitent form’ or ‘the altar.’ Great

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