On Thursday, May 17, a High Council of The Salvation Army will convene to elect a successor to General André Cox. The High Council will meet at the Renaissance Hotel, near Heathrow airport.

The High Council will comprise all active commissioners, territorial commanders irrespective of rank and territorial presidents of women’s ministries. It will have 111 members – 52 men and 59 women. On past precedents the council will complete its task in six to ten days.

A public welcome to the High Council will be held in the Westminster Central Hall on Saturday, May 19, at 4pm. This meeting will also be the farewell salute to General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox, who enter retirement on August 2.

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