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Here are postings that are of particular interest to those planning weekly worship, advertising events, communicating to the congregation, or preparing the bulleting!­ Click on the titles in the list below to read the full article.

Weekend of Prayer

Weekend of Prayer Resources

September 27, 2015 has been designated as the Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking Watch for useful resources for this event including: poster, prayer guide, slides, facts sheet, [read more...]

The Elevator Story

A tool for congregations.

Identifying the Elevator Message for our Congregation ­ In thirty seconds or less, tell me why I should consider attending your church, instead of the other churches in your town/city. ­ [read more...]

Useful Logos to Keep Handy

Save these for future use

INSTRUCTIONS: To save a copy to your computer, right click on the image, choose Save Image as.. or Save Target as...­ Use the 'Comments' link below to request other logos that you think [read more...]

AmazinGrace Sports Camp

Great download for your summer ministry

God invites each of us to join his Amazing Race! This Bible program teaches campers what it means to be in this race and invites them to join it. Here are some of the key points campers will [read more...]

Fall Program and Event Supplies

Home Missions, Thanksgiving, Rally Day and more..

SEPTEMBER RALLY DAY Visit www.MinistryHelps.ca for some ideas to use on Rally Day DAY OF PRAYER FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING Poster and other resources are available at www.salvationarmy.org [read more...]

Program Ideas Father's Day

Find new programs on HELPS

Find Father's Day program ideas on www.MinistryHelps.ca.   Program ideas include kids craft's, event ideas, skit, and activities, graphics for sharing, and more! New resource [read more...]

Canada Day Ministry Resources

Ministry Resources

Canada Day weekend is a time of celebration, relaxation and family. ­As you look forward to Canada Day, keep in mind some resources available for Sunday worship to recognize our Country. Here [read more...]

National Aboriginal Day of Prayer

Resources

June 21st is National Aboriginal Day of Prayer, when we celebrate First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in Canada and uphold them in prayer.  Download a set of slides and/or a bulletin [read more...]

Father's Day Ministry Ideas

Give aways, and more

Are you looking for Father's Day ministry resources?­ Check out Promise Keepers website, where you can find all kinds of ideas - small group studies, bulk order giveaways and more! [read more...]
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New Book of Piano Solos available

Encore features a collection of 40 piano solos, from very easy to more difficult, based on familiar hymns and worship choruses.  Ideal for the new pianist as well as more seasoned ones, it can [read more...]

Summer Ministry Options

Summer is upon us!

This means that it's time to start planning for your summer children and youth ministries.­ Are you aware of your options?­ Here are a few for you to choose from: Vacation Bible School [read more...]

Pentecost Sunday

Resources

New resources for Pentecost Sunday have been added to www.MinistryHelps.ca. Sermon Outline Resource Ideas - includes music ideas, video links, song suggestions, prayer, and more. Inspirational [read more...]

Happy Mother's Day

Celebrate

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Mother's Day Program Ideas

Find great downloadable program ideas

Great Mother's Day ideas available for different age groups at www.MinistryHelps.ca.­ ARE YOU CREATIVE?  We are always looking for fresh ideas to share as well, so if you have come up [read more...]

Summer Park Ministry

Need a handout? Available in English and French

This summer if your corps or ministry unit are going outdoors to evangelize or raise awareness in your community, why not consider ordering copies of these booklets to give out? "Lots of good [read more...]

Mother's Day e-Blast Graphic

For email or FB

Use this graphic to remind your congregation about your special service for Mother's Day. ­Available at www.MinistryHelps.ca, along with 15 other Mother's Day program ideas. Send out an [read more...]

Partners In Mission Resources

Find everything you need for your Partners in Mission!

New resources have been posted on www.salvationist.ca/action-support/partnersinmission/resources/  These resources include pictures, bulletin inserts, poster masters, logos, music and more! [read more...]

Holy Week Ministry Resources

New items available!

50+ ministry ideas for Holy Week AVAILABLE AT:  www.MinistryHelps.ca HOLY WEEK FAMILY TABLE DEVOTIONS:  Print and use around your family table during Holy Week - Bible readings, [read more...]

Sr Soldier Preparation Material

New resource coming next year!

New senior soldier preparation material has been under development for a number of months now with the aid of Major Phil Davvison and a working committee from across the territory.  It is my [read more...]

Songbook App for Devices and PC

Easy, free access to songs, authors and historical information!

The USW territory has developed a great mobile apps site and you may like to access it:  visit mobileapps.usawest.org - go to the Song Book tab and click - you'll find this is an easy to use [read more...]

Shelby and Rolls Management

Membership

With the conclusion of Shelby and our migration to Agresso many have asked what will happen to their membership rolls that are currently managed on Shelby.  With the current hold on new programs [read more...]

SAMIS Rolls Updates

Tools to enhance your experience!

If you are trying to update your ROLLS in SAMIS, and didn't get time to complete the SAMIS training, here is a document that will outline for you: -  how to move members between rolls, [read more...]

5 Must Do's to Encourage Your Guests to Return

It's not too late!

Here are 5 easy things you can do, to increase the probability of having guests return again sooner! 1.­ Make sure you have greeters with name tags at your door, to welcome people, and give [read more...]

Senior Soldier Renewal Sunday

Resources for Renewal Sunday!

Here are some resources, developed especially for Senior Soldier Day of Renewal. RENEWAL CARDS Print-ready, four to a page -  print on light card stock and trim to the edge (finished size [read more...]

Soldiership Training Materials

Resources

1. www.salvationarmy.ca/store A DVD called “We Believe” is available through the online bookstore, under “Bible Studies" and then "Salvation Army”. This DVD is a [read more...]

2014 Documents

Now available through SAMIS!

2014 AMR/TMR documents are now posted on SAMIS.   1.  Log in to your SAMIS account 2.  Choose REPORTS -> CORPS REVIEW 3.  Complete all the steps on the 'Preparation' [read more...]

Video Resource - DOCTRINES

Use this in a renewal service!

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ONE ARMY Series

What's it all about?

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Promote Booth College at your Corps/Church

Help your teens find direction for their career

Advertise in your Sunday Bulletin or send out an email blast to your high school students.­ Whether you’re teens are in senior high school years­ – or are thinking about [read more...]

Corps Ministries November News-Blast

Christmas Ministry Resources

Check out the newsletter for November with links to: ADULT - Daily Readings for December - booklet to print and distribute CHILDREN - Advent Calendar - brochure style - a Bible verse and Name for [read more...]

We are on Social Media

LIKE our Facebook page for regular posts.

If you are using FACEBOOK to keep up with friends and family, why not LIKE our Facebook page, and you will see reminders for ministry, ­new resource downloads, and interesting articles you can [read more...]

Advertise Website Resources

Great for bulletin ads or for your local website

To advertise Canadian Army web resources for your leaders, copy and paste all or part of the following information into your Sunday bulletin, Ministry Board meeting outline, or corps/church flyers. [read more...]
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Thanksgiving Music

Looking for something new to sing with your congregation this year for Thanksgiving?­ Then check out this song list... ­ 1.­ Come Into His Presence (Baird) - Hallelujah Choruses, volume 4, #51 [read more...]

Great Clip Art Resources

Find clip art and cartoons for your corps/church bulletin

Check out Ron Wheeler's website, where you will find all kinds of great resources to be used in your corps/church communication.­ Everything from clip art to cartoons - available for an annual [read more...]

Great Stewardship Resource

Looking for a study to raise stewardship awareness?

God’s Family First: Learning to Be Good Stewards Together in Faith, Community and Worship (Leader’s Guide & @home booklet) Produced by Stewardship Resources, Corps Ministries [read more...]

Thanksgiving Program Ideas

Here is a handy list of ideas

Powerpoint Resources: Thanksgiving Powerpoint Slide Backgrounds Give Thanks - Powerpoint Background Readings: God's Harvest - Print Version (Responsive Reading) God's Harvest - Powerpoint [read more...]

Looking for Prayer Ideas

Find resources for prayer

If you are looking for new ways to experience corporate prayer, check out the ideas found on www.MinistryHelps.ca search 'prayer' .­ You will find ideas for Prayer Stations, Prayer Walks, [read more...]

Corps Planning Calendar

Here's a list of special dates!

This is the time to set all your dates for the upcoming season!­ Here's our list of recommended dates to keep in mind, with quick links to hundreds of resources!­ CORPS CALENDAR

Start Getting Ready for BOUNDLESS Prayer!

Starts July 1st, 2014

The wave will hit CANADA & BERMUDA in February - mark your calendar and get your prayer resources from www.salvationarmy.org/csld/boundlessprayer Boundless ... the Whole World Praying is a [read more...]

Let First Steps Enhance Your Cradle Roll

Did you know they work together?

If you thought that First Steps was a new program meant to replace the Cradle Roll program, we have news for you.­ First Steps is an 'umbrella' program - which means it can be used in [read more...]

Tips for Effective Powerpoint Slides

Technology in Ministry

Using slides for congregational singing, responsive and Bible readings is the norm in many places. ­When you create your slides keep the focus where it should be by following these tips: 1. [read more...]

New in SAMIS

If you are doing these programs....

Here is a list of NEW activities that are now available in SAMIS for statistic collection.­ If you are running any of these programs, you need to activate the items in SAMIS so that you can enter [read more...]

Promote Dignity Project in Your Corps

Resources and ideas

Six ways to promote DIGNITY MONTH in your Corps. Link to the Dignity Project website from your local corps website. Purchase some Dignity Project merchandise as promotional items or for recognizing [read more...]

Commissions and Certificates

Where do I find them?

Are you enrolling new leadership this spring? ­Wondering where to find the proper Commission certificate? Here is a list of the Commissions/Certificates available through SP&S: Youth Leaders [read more...]

Fantastic Salvation Army Guitar Resource

Download Songbook Guitar Sheets

The Salvation Army Music and Gospel Arts Department hosts www.saguitarsongs.ca, giving members access to hundreds of transposable lead sheets (melodies with guitar chords) of songbook hymns, popular [read more...]

Slides for Sunday

Office tools for Corps Office secretaries

To save the following slide backgrounds for use in powerpoint presentations, use the link to the right of the thumbnail and save to your computer. Great for February - Psalm 119:11  "I [read more...]

Great Easter Program Ideas

Free downloadable programs

Find lots of great ideas to get ready for Easter on www.MininstryHelps.ca (Helping Every Leader Prepare for Service) At this site you will find over 50 Easter related programs, with ideas for [read more...]

New Advent Series

In powerpoint and/or print

# 1 - 5 now posted on www.MinistryHelps.ca - of a new Advent responsive reading series - available in powerpoint slides or print-ready pdf. NOTE:  If you are having a Christmas Eve/Day service, [read more...]

Remembrance Day Resources

Great powerpoint resource

This Remembrance Day resource contains lyrics for several traditional hymns: Faith of our Fathers, Eternal Father, For the Healing of the Nations, O Canada. It also includes a 'Choral Reading', [read more...]

THANKSGIVING Email Invitation Graphic

E-blast graphic for Corps use.

Does your corps use social media or email blasts to communicate with your members?  Here's a THANKSGIVING service reminder. Great ways to use this graphic: 1.  Email to your members. [read more...]

Right-Sizing Ministry

Video Conversation

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2013 Territorial Christmas CD now available

  "A Christmas Interlude" features almost 80 minutes of quality music from The Canadian Staff Band, North York Temple Band, Meadowlands Corps Band, Mountain Citadel Band and St. [read more...]

Using Social Media in Ministry

Facebook Tactics to Avoid

5 FB Tactics to Avoid A lot of Corps/Churches have developed a FB presence to help promote events and community.  Here are some things to make sure you avoid - so your viewers stay engaged. [read more...]

Corps Ministries Department Newsletters

Find our recent newsletter, subscribe

Find the latest news and reminders from our office, by subscribing to our office newsletter. Use the following links to view current and past newsletters. 2013:  January | February | [read more...]

Men of Integrity

Discount Bulk Orders for Father's Day

Men of Integrity presents short, thoughtful daily devotionals designed to challenge and inspire every man in your church. Order bulk at discount - www.OrderMOI.com/fd

Soldier or Adherent Enrollment

Don't forget to update SAMIS

If you had a Soldier's or Adherent's enrollment this spring, don't forget to update your SAMIS information.  You don't have to wait until the end of the year to do additions and [read more...]

Holy Week Slide Backgrounds

Also for Good Friday!

Looking for a suitable background for Holy Week or Good Friday - check out the new resource on www.MinistryHelps.ca.  Download the powerpoint which contains three layouts.

Where do I find the O & R?

Questions You Asked

Having trouble finding the O & R?  You can access these from the saDashboard, or 'Home' page of your SA Lotus Notes account. Every Salvation Army Location should have a Lotus Notes [read more...]

Where to find Adherent Information

If you are having membership classes, here are some resources you should know about! Senior Soldiership For a list of training materials, visit the page on Soldiership. Certificates for soldiership [read more...]

Decision Materials

Be ready for your decision Sunday

This great resource tool that will help you lead children and youth to Christ has been reprinted and is now available through www.saMinistryCatalogue.ca Order your copy today and find the ministry [read more...]

Soldiership Training Resources

  Without soldiers the Army would die. It depends on soldiers to fight the battle against evil. It needs soldiers who know God’s hand of guidance is on them. It needs soldiers who dare [read more...]

Stock Up on Useful Pamphlets

Available through the Corps Ministries Department websites

The Corps Ministries Department has a number of useful pamphlets that will keep your congregation up-to-date on resources.­ Here is a selection of what is available: ­ In the booklet [read more...]

The Salvation Army Online Locator

Find a location nearest you

  Did you know that visitors to our website can find the corps, social service, thrift store or ministry unit closest to them by using The Salvation Army Online Locator?  Information is [read more...]

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