Entries by Dave

New Elected General: Lyndon Buckingham

The Salvation Army held a significant gathering on May 27, 2023, in the High Council chamber to elect their 22nd General. The event was deeply rooted in prayer and spiritual reflection. Commissioner Brad Bailey, the President of the Council, welcomed members and emphasized the gravity of the moment, describing it as a partnership with God […]

Prince Charles visits Romexpo

The Prince of Wales recently visited Romexpo, in Bucharest, Romania, where further assistance is being provided to Ukrainian refugees. He met with representatives of The Salvation Army and other nonprofits, and Romexpo continues to be a fundraiser, collecting hygiene items, household items and children’s toys for distribution. Over 30,000 refugees have been assisted by The […]

Mesajul de Paști 2022 – General Brian Peddle

MESAJUL DE PAȘTI 2022 General Brian Peddle Căci mie nu mi-e ruşine de Evanghelie, fiindcă ea este puterea lui Dumnezeu pentru mântuirea fiecăruia care crede (Romani 1:16) Salutările mele pentru voi, în timp ce recunoaștem și sărbătorim Paștele 2022. Apostolul Pavel a făcut următoarea afirmație în capitolul 1 versetul 16 din scrisoarea sa către biserica […]

Nina and Tatiana find relief from the war in Ukraine when assisted by The Salvation Army at the Romanian border

Nina and Tatiana   ‘It was frightening,’ Nina summarises, her breath visible in the bitterly cold Romanian air. She and her newfound friend Tatiana are reflecting on the circumstances that led them both to flee their homes in Ukraine. It’s before 8am. They’ve only just met, but are now sharing their experiences with each other […]

Divisional Situation Report – 6 April 2022

Photos and videos have been posted at: flickr.com/armatasalvariiromania   Ongoing Romania Division Activities: New stories of families crossing the border in Siret have been posted on our blog and Flickr: Video interview: A father and his children accounting the story of fleeing Ukraine and crossing into Romania Blog article: Kirill, a newborn born near Kyiv […]

Norwegian Salvation Army Officer working in Romania

  Major IRENE MATHISON is an officer in The Salvation Army’s Norway, Iceland and Færoes Territory. Currently, she is deployed as a member of the movement’s International Emergency Services team to Romexpo, a large conferencing and exhibition centre in the Romanian capital, Bucharest. This arena has become the city’s major refugee hub with 2,000 emergency […]

Divisional Situation Report – 29 March 2022

Ongoing Romania Division Activities:   The team from Georgia Division (Republic of Georgia), Divisional Leaders Majors Rezo Bakhtadze & Sofia Bakhtadze, Captain Temo Galustian and volunteer Elizabeth, wrapped up their work at the Siret border. A new team departs Thursday to continue working at the border led by Captain Nicolae Dumitru. The Salvation Army is […]

Divisional Situation Report – 19 March 2022

Ongoing Romania Division Activities:   Captain Ionel Sandu (Romania Divisional Commander) and Captain Yanick Termignone travelled to the Siret border and visited several camps and shelters in Suceava and Botoșani counties and meet with DSU/ISU (government emergency services) & AsproAS. Captain Ionel Sandu is still coordinating social assistance volunteers at the refugee camp in Siret, […]