This March, 23 students from Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) drove to New York City and participated in a Salvation Army mission trip on their spring break. As team leader with my husband, Jason, I witnessed the enthusiasm each student had for the experience.  This is our second year in New York City, and the week was once again a huge success! For other Salvation Army leaders interested in holding a similar event, here are my top five takeaways. 1) Mission and Ministry: Each day the team split into three groups; one ministered at the Harlem Temple, Corps, one at the Manhattan Citadel, Corps, and a third at the New York Temple, Corps. Each group served in the corps’ soup kitchens and …

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Four women from the Central Territory were part of a 16-member delegation representing The Salvation Army at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations in New York. Dr. Linda Burkle, Betty Zylstra, Elyse Dobney and Major Julie Aren joined with women from the other three U.S. territories and International Social Justice Commission (ISJC) personnel including Major Victoria Edmonds, senior representative to the United Nations, to participate in the non-governmental agency (NGO) meetings of the CSW. These coincided with and supported meetings of official government delegates developing strategic objectives and policies for consideration by the United Nations to affect change for women worldwide. More than 6,000 women from around the world took part in this year’s …

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On behalf of the Territorial Commander, Paul R. Seiler, we are very pleased to announce the following appointments effective June 26, 2013, unless otherwise indicated: TERRITORIAL HEADQUARTERS Women’s Ministries Lt. Colonel Rebecca F. Sjogren Additional Appointment :Secretary – Fellowship of the Silver Star Lt. Colonel Rebecca F. Sjogren Additional Appointment :Secretary – Women’s Auxiliaries Personnel Services Major Debra A. Pascoe Assistant Territorial Candidates’ Secretary – Candidates’ Department Business Services Lt. Colonel Richard E. Vander Weele Additional Appointment :Secretary – Community Relations and Development Department, Pro Tem Major Timothy T. Pascoe Assistant Secretary – Audit Department Captain Joyce M. Shiels Secretary – Audit Department Program Services Major Brenda Rhoads Herivel Veterans’ Services Director – Veterans’ Services Bureau Major Brenda Rhoads Herivel …

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