Ontario Great Lakes Division

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Salvation Army is London’s Good Samaritan of hope


By Sean Meyer, London Community News Rex Murphy, CBC radio personality, commentator and author, has spoken on behalf of the Salvation Army on many occasions, perhaps because his mother gave him the green light to do so. Murphy served as the keynote speaker at the third annual Salvation Army Hope in the City breakfast, held Nov. 14, at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn. Speaking before about 275 people, Murphy was both poignant and charming — not to mention at times hilarious — in his commentary, much of which focused on the

Ella Donkersgoed and Tyler Jones present flowers to Commissioner Susan McMillan and Colonel Sharon Tillsley.

Ontario Welcome to the New Territorial Commander


Guelph Citadel – November 2, 2014 Salvationists and friends from the Ontario Great Lakes and the Ontario Central-East Divisions packed out the Guelph Citadel sanctuary for the welcome service of the new Territorial Commander, Commissioner Susan McMillan, on Sunday, November

Chef Gary works the grille at the Hamilton Booth Centre BBQ

Hamilton Booth Centre BBQ


On Thursday September 4, 2014, The Salvation Army Hamilton Booth Centre celebrated the end of summer with a BBQ lunch. The BBQ was attended by 125 men and women who enjoyed chicken, corn on the cob, baked potatoes and homemade apple pie. Executive Director Lieut.-Colonel David Hiscock and the shelter management team joined with the kitchen staff to serve those attending the meal, offering food and a kind word to everyone passing through the line. They shared in conversation and laughter throughout the lunch time gathering. “A BBQ meal is