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News and stories from The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory.
19 Episodes
In episode 7 of the Salvationist Podcast, host Brandon Laird speaks with Captain Crystal Porter, assistant territorial Indigenous ministries consultant and divisional youth secretary, Prairie Division, about her journey to reclaim her Indigenous identity, and how the craft of beading has connected her to the land and to her Indigenous community.
As of May 1, Colonel Evie Diaz takes up her new appointment as the chief secretary of the Canada and Bermuda Territory. She most recently served as the chief secretary for The Salvation Army at International Headquarters. In this podcast, shares her personal story, her perspective on leadership and her hopes for the future of the Army.
Today we are going to talk with Dr. Joel Thiessen, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Flourishing Congregations Institute at Ambrose University, and Dr. James Pedlar, Donald N. and Kathleen G. Bastian Chair of Wesley Studies, Associate Professor of Theology, Tyndale Seminary about the upcoming 2021 Wesley Studies Symposium that is online this year. Link to: 2021 Wesley SymposiumSigns of Life: Catholic, Mainline, and Conservative Protestant Congregations in Canada by Bill McAlpine, Joel Thiessen, Keith Walker, Arch Chee Keen Wong More information:
In this episode, Colonel (Dr.) Wendy Swan speaks with Salvationist podcast about her experience in international service, from Hong Kong to Zambia. Touching on The Salvation Army's mission to "live right while righting wrongs," she explores her calling to officership, the empowerment of women in her territory, and how to build true partnerships across international borders.Salvationist Article:Equipping, Empowering, Exploring
Today we are going to talk with Claire Dunmore, territorial community engagement secretary, Lemoy Whilby, Pathway of Hope regional co-ordinator, Lieutenant Renée McFadden, corps officer at The Willows Church and Family Life Centre, Andrea Petkau, caseworker, Pathway of Hope at The Willows Church and Family Life Centre, all of whom participated in the February online town hall entitled “My community, my responsibility, how to empower citizens to take action to bring about social change."View the February Community Engagement town hall. for future Community Engagement online town halls.
Welcome to season 3, episode 2 of the Salvationist podcast. Today we're talking with Captain Jason Dockeray, executive officer to the territorial commander, and project manager for governance, and Sharon Jones-Ryan, who is the change management lead for the Mobilize 2.0 initiative. They're going to share about the new territorial vision statement and the upcoming online events for the entire territory entitled Together in Vision.Unpacking The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda’s New Territorial Vision Statement in Vision Online Events 2.0 Initiative Website
Welcome to season 3 of the Salvationist Podcast. Our first episode talks about the new strategic priorities for the Candidates Department and their new Candidates Connect initiative. Today we interview Major Jennifer Hale, secretary for candidates, and Jeff Robertson, accepted candidate and corps leader at Fenlon Falls, Ontario.Road Map for Recruitment Article Connect Website
Tharwat Eskander is the generosity and stewardship consultant at territorial headquarters, corps missions resource department. He believes that as Christ-followers, we are called to live generously in all aspects of life and to model God's generosity to others. Major Wendy Mouland is corps officer at Southlands Community Church in Winnipeg.Links from this episode:Generous (click 'how you can help' tab)
In episode six, Major Heather and Captain Nicholas Samuel, corps officers at London Citadel in London, Ont. uncover how they're using innovation to continue their ministry of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Today we're going to talk with Major Terence Hale, territorial youth secretary, and Major Carson Decker, Maritime division youth secretary, who will offer a perspective on youth ministries in the pandemic.
Today we are talking with Tracy Fattore, chief risk officer for The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory, who offers insights on how we have been managing risk during the pandemic. Learn about the process that the territory is using to make decisions about what should be open or stay closed, innovative initiatives in churches and social services, and what the "new normal" will look like going forward.
Today, we are talking with Craig Lewis, territorial secretary for music and gospel arts, who will offer a perspective on worship. He touches on the decline of singing in worship, and offers strategies on how we can increase worship effectiveness.Here is the link to the article mentioned in the episode, is a link to the territorial music and gospel arts website,
Welcome to our second episode of "Mission in a Pandemic," a six-episode podcast that will feature insights into how The Salvation Army is adapting as we reopen during the pandemic. Today we're talking with Claire Dunmore, Territorial Integrated Mission Secretary, who will offer a perspective on integrated mission within the social services ministry of The Salvation Army.
Welcome to our second season, this new set of episodes will offer insights into how The Salvation Army is adapting as we reopen during the pandemic. In the coming weeks we have corps officers, youth secretaries, our territorial music secretary, our integrated mission secretary and our chief risk officer all talking about how they have pivoted and continued to serve out The Salvation Army mission during the pandemic. Our first episode is an interview with Commissioners Floyd and Tracey Tidd. We talk about 'Mobilize 2.0, Inspired for Mission–Positioned for Growth' and the upcoming 'Together in Mission: A territorial journey of discipleship and following Jesus in mission'.Visit for more information on 'Together in Mission'.
Glenn van Gulik is a dedicated leader and strategic thinker. He currently is the Director for Public Relations for Eastern Ontario for The Salvation Army, based out of Ottawa.
Perron Goodyear has served in the Salvation Army for over 16 years. Currently, he is the Territorial Director of Emergency Disaster Services. He works closely with all Salvation Army divisions and provides valuable insight into the planning, monitoring, and evaluation process for Emergency Disaster Relief.
Alice Johannson is the Territorial Manager for Volunteer Services and an active volunteer in her corps and local neighbourhood. She is adapting our current volunteer model during this pandemic and is working to build more opportunities to mobilize volunteers across the territory.
Major Terence Hale is the Territorial Youth Secretary for The Salvation Army. He’s an experienced officer with a demonstrated history of working in church leadership and the non-profit industry.Major Hale speaks about the cancellation of the summer camping season; the May 23 Voit/See Facebook event, which promises to be the largest in the territory’s history; and how Salvationist young people can help others during the pandemic.
Welcome to our first episode of the Salvationist COVID-19 Response Podcast, a series where we talk about how The Salvation Army is responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Today we have the privilege of talking to the Territorial Secretary for Communications, Lt-Colonel John Murray.  
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