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Commissioner Brian Peddle Elected General of The Salvation Army

Commissioner Brian Peddle Elected General of The Salvation Army

The 19th High Council has elected Commissioner Brian Peddle to be the General of The Salvation Army. On the day voting would begin to elect the 21st General of The Salvation Army it was symbolic that the morning began with the worldwide prayer meeting. Led by the Chaplain (Commissioner Mark Tillsley, International Headquarters) the five zones […]

Salvation Army Honours General and Commissioner Cox at Farewell Meeting

Salvation Army Honours General and Commissioner Cox at Farewell Meeting

“Personal” is not the first word that springs to mind when describing a big event in central London, but the Welcome to the High Council and Farewell to General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World President of Women’s Ministries) managed to be spectacular and yet highly personal. The General’s message that every person can […]

Winchester resident Carolyn Griffin was given a surprise honor Friday during a meeting of the Salvation Army Advisory Board.

City woman receives honor from Salvation Army Winchester

WINCHESTER — For nearly 50 years, city resident Carolyn Griffin has served as a volunteer with the local Salvation Army. When asked why she has stayed involved with the nonprofit organization for five decades she said, “If I sit down, I’ll never get back up.” An international Christian charity, the Salvation Army’s local headquarters is […]

A person who makes gifts to children, grandchildren or other heirs will be tax on the fair market value of the gift. The first part of the gift..

Planned Giving: Gift Tax Surprise

Bill: “Every year I pay income tax. And when I pass away my estate will owe tax. But I was absolutely stunned today to hear that I might even have to pay a gift tax! Do you mean that if I give this land to my children, there is yet another tax?” CPA Carol: “Yes, […]

Salvation Army chief to Trump and Congress: Before work requirements, break poverty cycle

Salvation Army chief to Trump and Congress: Before work requirements, break poverty cycle

For almost 140 years, The Salvation Army has been lifting up Americans in need — the hungry, the homeless, those struggling with addiction, people in every zip code who are challenged by poverty. We have seen firsthand the transformative power of dignified, stable work. Work is increasingly becoming a requirement for many forms of government assistance, from Medicaid […]