On 19 May, the Olympic Flame set off on an epic whistle-stop tour of the UK for the Torch Relay to celebrate the 2012 Summer Olympics. From Jersey to Cardiff, the beautiful golden torch covered a total distance of 8,000 miles over 70 days – passing Salvation Army churches along the way.
Wrexham Salvation Army has announced a new partnership with The Trussell Trust and local churches to help vulnerable people in the area through Wrexham Foodbank.
The Salvation Army, as part of the More than Gold Olympic mission programme, has been involved in working with other Christian denominations from around the world since the arrival of the Torch in the UK.
The Salvation Army’s South and Mid Wales Division welcomed new leaders Majors Derek and Susan Jones with a series of welcome meetings on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September.
On the 100th anniversary of the death of William Booth, social reformer and co-founder of The Salvation Army, the church and charity commissioned a YouGov survey looking at whether social issues for families have changed from those identified by The Salvation Army a century ago.