Events

Transformissional Leadership Development Weekend

Posted on 9th April 2019, by Ontario Central East
Majors Brian and Glenda Bishop pose for a photo at the Transformissional Leadership Weekend.
What a spirit-filled weekend! OCE Division held its first Transformissional Leadership Development Weekend this past April 5-7, 2019. It was an inspiring and encouraging weekend! We had delegates from all across our division! Some of whom were Corps Officers, volunteers, lay leaders from Ministry Units or lay employees of The Salvation Army. The weekend had  […]

Valentine’s Brunch Warms Community’s Hearts

Posted on 14th February 2019, by juneli
Valentine's Day Brunch at The Salvation Army in Parry Sound
By: June Li Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrate our loved ones and to let our friends know that they are cared for. On this special day, The Salvation Army Rainbow Country Church in Parry Sound held a Valentine’s brunch for the community. With over 50 people in attendance, the Church was buzzing  […]

The Gift of Volunteering

Posted on 20th December 2018, by juneli
Elliot, Volunteer at Salvation Army Event
By: June Li Helping has no age limit and at nine-years-old, Elliott proves that when children give back, they can have a powerful impact on the community. At the young age of six, Elliott began volunteering at The Salvation Army Lindsay Community Church.  His first memory of volunteering was ringing the bells at The Salvation  […]

Community Breakfast Brings Holiday Cheer

Posted on 12th December 2018, by juneli
Whitby - Breakfast Event - Group Photo
By: June Li Christmas is only a few short weeks away and many Salvation Army locations are celebrating the holiday season with their communities. Earlier this month, The Salvation Army Whitby Community Church hosted a community event called, ‘Breakfast with Santa’. Anyone interested in enjoying a warm meal was welcomed to join the church for  […]
Salvation Army at Queen's Park Reception - Group Photo
By: June Li This week, The Salvation Army had the pleasure of hosting their annual reception at Queen’s Park for Members of Provincial Parliament. With child poverty being a growing issue in the province of Ontario, this year’s reception focused on the many life-changing programs for youth offered by The Salvation Army. These programs bring  […]

A Memorable Gala: Christmas with The Salvation Army

Posted on 3rd December 2018, by juneli
Sonja Gustafson at Christmas with The Salvation Army
By: June Li The sounds of brass and choir were brought together once again for The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas gala, Christmas with The Salvation Army. On Saturday, December 1st, over 2,000 guests filled the concert hall at the historic Roy Thomson Hall in downtown Toronto to celebrate the festive sounds of the season. Christmastime  […]

Christmas in the Square 2018

Posted on 27th November 2018, by juneli
Toy Mountain team and supporters gather at the CTV sign
By: June Li Wow! What a wonderful day at Yonge and Dundas Square. On, Friday, November 24th, The Salvation Army’s Ontario Central East Division celebrated the start of the Christmas season with an outdoor concert and officially kicked-off the 23rd annual CTV Toy Mountain Campaign. Team T&J opened up the evening with a blast of  […]

A Chef’s Journey to Recovery

Posted on 8th November 2018, by juneli
Freshwater Cuisine - Chef Jay Barnard
By: Caroline Franks Chef Jay Barnard, also known as Chef Recovery, is the guest speaker at The Salvation Army Hope in The City Breakfast in Barrie at Liberty North on November 14th, 2018 where he will share his story of hope and change. From the time he was 12-years-old, Jay was drinking and doing drugs.   […]