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By: SW Music | August 21, 2017

A letter from the Territorial Commander


Dear Friends:


The events of the past week have been traumatic for all Americans. There is division and misunderstanding throughout the country, and many hearts are filled with bitterness and anger. It is no exaggeration to say that this has become the summer of shouting.


At moments such as this, you and I can and should play a key role in helping to heal the deep spiritual wounds of our nation. Relying upon the power of the Holy Spirit for guidance, we should make ourselves available to support and pray with those who are hurting, and we should work tirelessly to ensure that, in the midst of this difficult time, men and women are reminded of the grace, the love, and the mercy of God.


Let us determin...

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By: SW Music | August 21, 2017

The Salvation Army in Sierra Leone is responding after torrential rains in the capital, Freetown, caused significant floods and devastating landslides. According to the latest reports, almost 400 people are known to have lost their lives—most in a landslide that buried houses in the Regent neighborhood—and at least 600 are missing. The country’s Office of National Security estimates that more than 3,000 people have lost their homes.


Captain Broton Weah reports from Freetown that the landslide happened “around 3 a.m. when people were asleep. Floods came and swept away all that was in their path. Later, the back of the hill broke and covered the community…Three soldiers of The Salvation Army Freetown City Corps lost their lives in the proces...

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