Goshen Salvation Army Celebrating 125th Anniversary

In November 1889, Captain L. Burckhart arrived in Goshen, Indiana and opened the work of The Salvation Army. The Salvation Army arrived wanting to fulfill the mission given to it: preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination. The past 125 years have …Read More

Volunteer Bell Ringers Honored

The Salvation Army recently honored two Goshen men for their many hours given to ringing the bell at the familiar red kettle. They were honored at The Salvation Army’s Bell Ringer Luncheon on February 10, 2014. John Jones and Olimpio Guidi have volunteered more than 200 hours combined over the …Read More

Bell Ringer Appreciation Luncheon Scheduled

The Royal Order of Bell Ringers will be celebrated again this year on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. It will be held at The Salvation Army, 1013 N. Main, Goshen. Those who volunteered for ringing the bell will be treated to a nice luncheon.  Others will be applauded …Read More


The Senior Adult program, which had been started in partnership with the Elkhart County Council on Aging, will continue at The Salvation Army due to receiving generous grant funding from the Elkhart County Community Foundation and the Thomas Lyle Williams Foundation. Programming that will begin in the upcoming months will …Read More

Office Closed January 6, 2014

Because of the weather that Goshen has received, along with the blizzard like conditions, The Salvation Army of Goshen will not be open on Monday, January 6, 2014. Depending on the weather conditions, The Salvation Army is planning to re-open on Tuesday, January 7 at 9:00 a.m. For updates, please …Read More

Recent Stats

  • 10,463 - Persons Served in 2012
  • 2,191 - Grocery orders provided through food bank or food pantry
  • 350 - Families received energy assistance
  • 67 - Persons received prescription assistance
  • 2,393 - Persons Visited
  • 1,185 - Came to Worship with Us
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