Prairie Division

Convictions Matter: The Function of Salvation Army Doctrines by Ray Harris


On November 25th, 2015, at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg, Major Ray Harris’ book Convictions Matter: The Function of Salvation Army Doctrines was launched.   Rev. Dr. James Christie, Director of the Ridd Institute of Religion and Global Policy, introduced Major Harris to the packed atrium by saying “It is his work within the Manitoba Multifaith Council that has garnered for him my, and many others, deep respect – an abiding […]

Kenora’s 25th Annual Miracle Marathon


Kenora, ON  November 27-28, 2015 

Hosted by the  Kenora radio station 89.5 The Lake FM, the community of Kenora has supported The Salvation Army's Annual Miracle Marathon for 25 years. Kenora Standard Insurance opened up their office space and with the help of the radio station invited: business men & women, city counsellors, Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield (above left), community groups, families and individuals from the community to come in and donate non-perishable foods, toys or finances (approximately $19 000 was […]

Major Rhonda kicks off kettles

Brandon kettles set to boil


BRANDON, MB – Christmas Kettles are set and ready to boil in Brandon!  Major Rhonda Smith, Commanding/Family Services Officer officially kicked-off the Kettle Campaign in Brandon on Friday, November 20th.  The 2015 goal for Brandon & Area is $60,000.

Major Rhonda indicated "Money raised through the Kettles goes toward helping purchase items for the Christmas hampers that we're doing.  We work with the Christmas Cheer Board here in Brandon and we do an Adopt-a-Family program and coordinate over 100 families of […]

Rails to Relevance Donation Winnipeg Salvation Army

Rails to Relevance stops in Winnipeg; donates blankets and pillows


WINNIPEG, MB – Thirty-eight students from Claremont Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia took a trip about Canadian Identity.  They stepped off a train in Winnipeg with the comforts of home they had brought with them – blankets, sleeping bags, pillows – and put in a call to The Salvation Army looking for a place to donate these items to people that need them more than they now did.

These teenagers are part of a program called The Institute for Global […]