29 Sep 2020

Dashing to your door

Partnerships have been an ongoing storyline as The Salvation Army battles the COVID-19 pandemic. That has never been truer than in the state of Connecticut. Governor Ned Lamont recently announced

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23 Sep 2020

New Challenges, New Skills

In January, Emily Mew, state coordinator for the Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in Massachusetts, traveled to Puerto Rico after a massive earthquake hit the island. Although its magnitude

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19 Sep 2020

Encouraging seniors during COVID–19

Four years ago, Olive Fagan took on the job of senior program coordinator at the Salvation Army’s Boston Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center’s senior program. “The program was

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16 Sep 2020

God on the move: Officers redeployed during COVID-19

Every few years, Salvation Army officers are sent to new assignments. When that happens, it’s sometimes hard for them to move, say “goodbye” to old friends, and prepare to meet

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12 Sep 2020

COVID–19: Lessons from 9/11

In 2001, Major Samuel Gonzalez served as a corps officer in Buffalo, N.Y. Every Wednesday, he hosted prayer services for about 25 people. “They were usually the more committed ones

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05 Sep 2020

A back–to–school gift

The annual Back–to–School Distribution of backpacks at TD Garden, hosted by the Salvation Army’s Massachusetts Division, is usually a day–long celebration. The stadium, home to the Boston Celtics and Boston

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02 Sep 2020

Back to School Bash

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. The Pittsburgh, Pa., Temple’s 5th annual “Back to School Bash” went on this year despite COVID-19 putting a damper on the fun. In

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31 Aug 2020

Stuffing the Bus

COVID-19 has made the start of the 2020-21 school year a strange one. Some kids are returning to their familiar classrooms in person. Others will begin the year virtually. Either

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28 Aug 2020

48 States in 10 Days

Tom Furman is an adventurer who certainly embraces challenges. The 29-year-old Hoboken, N.J., resident has ridden his motorcycle in some daring places, including a 400-mile loop in northern Thailand. Last

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21 Aug 2020

Back to Drama!

Drama classes, troupes, and divisional rehearsals are starting up again both online and in person.  We want to make sure to provide a safe space for our students and leaders, so

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21 Aug 2020

Scripture Monologues

As drama leaders continue to facilitate class and performance opportunities for actors, young and old, solo-work has become paramount during this time of isolation. The Arts Ministries Bureau has assembled

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21 Aug 2020

Theater Games Modifications

Here are some suggested, simple modifications that can be made to our Theater Games Series. Whether you’re teaching in person or online, there are several easy ways you can adjust

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