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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ringers Needed

The Salvation Army is running a little short this year. The familiar red bucket and bells have rang, but it hasn’t been enough this year. The Salvation Army in Goshen is at 41% of it’s red kettle goal of $75,000. The money raised through the red kettle is used for …Read More

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Salvation Army Continues to Meet Needs of Tornado Survivors in the Midwestern US

Des Plaines, Illinois (November 18, 2013)—Severe weather throughout the Midwestern US began early Sunday afternoon and continued through late Sunday evening, with tornadoes tearing through several cities in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. As soon as the storm clouds lifted, The Salvation Army responded, offering food, hydration, shelter and spiritual and …Read More

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Pancake Day Turns 50

One of the biggest community events will be held for the fiftieth time. The Salvation Army Pancake Day will be held and celebrated on Friday, November 22, 2013 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 1013 N. Main, in Goshen, IN. Tickets for the event will be …Read More

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Back to School Shopping in Elkhart County

The Salvation Army and Target teamed together to provide back to school supplies for 20 young people in Elkhart County on Monday, August 5, 2013. Volunteers from Elkhart County’s law enforcement community and other community volunteers help young people from the elementary level through high school shop for new clothes …Read More

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LONDON, 3 August 2013—Commissioner André Cox, a Swiss-British Salvation Army officer, has been elected as the 20th General of the Christian church and charity. The election took place at the High Council, which saw 117 of The Salvation Army’s senior leaders from around the world gather just outside London for …Read More

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  • 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
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  • 1,185 - Came to Worship with Us
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