PENDEL FAMILY CAMP MEETINGS AUGUST 24-26, 2012 窶｢ LADORE CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER
Commissioners Israel L. & Eva D. Gaither Majors Josﾃｩ & Hilda Santiago
LT. COLONELS DONALD AND RENﾃ右 LANCE DIVISIONAL LEADERS
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Ladore Lodge Leadership I & II Annex I & II North Amphitheater North Boat Dock Waterfall Ai-Yuk-Pa Village North Beach Challenge Course Cayuga Village Mohawk Village Mohawk Field & Playground Low Ropes Course Upland Pool
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Hilltop Apartments Laundry (South) Dry Storage Carousel Dining Hall South Boat Dock The PARC Pavilion Health Lodge Harvey Lane Cottages Staff Lounge Seneca Village Seneca Amphitheater Playground Arts and Crafts Pavilion Rainy Day Pavilion
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Oneida Field Horse Paddock South Beach DYS House Camp Office (South) Nature Lodge Gate House Maintenance South Camp House Farm Administrator House Pioneer Wilderness Camp
FROM OUR DIVISIONAL LEADERS
Dear Pendel Family, We are delighted to welcome you to the Pendel Division’s Family Camp 2012! Our guests are Spirit-filled dynamic servants of God who will lead us in studying God’s Word as we worship Him together. Most of us don’t think much about covenants. We sing “Standing on the promises of God” and we all love to see a rainbow which was a visible sign of God’s promise. The world tells us promises are made to be broken. But God wants to have a relationship with you based on His covenant love and grace, not on any promises the world offers. His promise is an everlasting covenant for everyone and He offers you eternal life! Our prayer for you this weekend is that the Holy Spirit will minister to your soul, that you will experience the joy of Christ living in you and that you will receive His promises for your life. In His Name,
Don and Renée Lance, Lt. Colonels
FRIDAY, August 24, 2012 5:00 pm
Dinner / Orientation / Prayer for Guests & DHQ Staff at Lodge
5:00 – 7:45 pm
Trade Store Open – PARC
Various rehearsals (See leaders for Information)
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Registration at PARC (dinner not provided)
Children’s Meetings* (Infants – 12 years)
8:00 – 9:30 pm
United Session I (Keynote) at PARC
Snacks and Fellowship (Carousel Lakefront)
9:30 – 10:30 pm
Trade Store Open – PARC
Fireworks by the Lake (Carousel Lakefront)
10:30 – 11:30 pm
Late Night Swim at South Pool
SATURDAY, August 25, 2012 7:00 – 8:00 am
Early Coffee (Lodge & Carousel)
8:00 – 9:00 am
Breakfast at Carousel
8:30 – 9:15 am
Trade Store Open – PARC
9:15 am – 12:00 pm
Children’s Meetings* (Infants – 12 years)
9:30 – 10:30 am
United Session II (PARC)
9:45 – 11:45 am
Hispanic Worship Service – (Staff Lounge)
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Teen Adventure (13 – 18 years)
Break (Light snack – Outside PARC & Staff Lounge)
10:45 – 11:45 am
United Session III (PARC)
12:00 – 12:30 pm Dedication of the “Harvey Lane Cottages” (Staff Housing) Shuttle bus available 12:30 – 3:00 pm
Lunch/Ministry Fair – Oneida Field (proceed up Seneca Hill)
Ministry Tables Slip-n-Slide Horse Rides (Oneida Field)
Bounce House Balloons/Face Painting Pontoon Boat Rides
Trade Store Open
12:30 – 7:00 pm
3:00 – 5:00 pm Free Time Pendel Singers Rehearsal – 3:30 (PARC Break-out) Swimming (South Pool) Slip-n-Slide Pontoon Boat Rides/Paddle Boats/Canoes Sand Volleyball 5:00 pm
Silver Star Dinner – Lodge (by Invitation)
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Dinner (5:00 - 1st Seating - red/ 5:30 – 2nd Seating- blue)
7:15 – 9:15 pm
Children’s Meetings* (Infants – 12 years)
Evening Program – Mr. Gregg Hurley – “Wrestling with Dad”
Snacks and Fellowship outside PARC
9:30 – 11:00 pm
Late Night Swim at South Pool
Coffee House at Staff Lounge
SUNDAY, August 26, 2012 Early Coffee (Lodge & Carousel)
6:00 – 7:00 am 7:00 – 9:00 am
Breakfast at Carousel (Serving line closes at 8:45)
9:15 – 10:00 am
Family Sunday School (SS) at PARC After SS, the youth team will escort children to their meeting.
Adult Spanish Sunday School at Staff Lounge Prayer Room Available (PARC Break-out Room)
Children’s Meetings* (Infants – 12 years)
United Morning Worship at PARC
Dinner (12:30 - 1st Seating-red / 1:00 - 2nd Seating-blue)
*PLEASE PICK UP CHILDREN WITHIN 15 MINUTES AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE MEETING.
F E AT U R E D S P E A K E R S
Commissioners Israel L. & Eva D.
Commissioners Gaither retired as active Salva-
National Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia
tion Army Officers, November 1, 2010.
and International Headquarters, London, United
Commissioner Israel Gaither, born and raised in New Castle, Pennsylvania grew up under the influence of godly parents. The eldest of five children, he describes his childhood as ‘rooted in the Word of God’. The Commissioner first met The Salvation Army as a teenager following the forging of a friendship with a boy, who with his family, moved into the neighborhood. That
Kingdom where Commissioner Israel served as the first African-American Chief of the Staff since the founding of the Army in 1865. He is also the first African-American to serve as the USA National Commander.
Among her key senior
executive leadership appointments, Commissioner Eva also served the international position of World Secretary for Women’s Ministries.
friendship resulted in his attending Salvation
The Gaithers were married July, 1967 during
Army youth activities.
the midst of America’s turbulent civil rights era.
Commissioner Eva Gaither claims Sidney, Ohio as her hometown. She too was nurtured in a
They are the Army’s first interracial marriage officer couple to serve in America.
home with deep faith. The Commissioner, unlike
The Commissioners have also served as the
her husband, was ‘born into the Army’ as a fifth
Territorial Leaders for both the Southern Africa
and USA Eastern territories. But their first love
During the time of their active service the Commissioners were privileged to address thousands of Salvationists, and Christians of other denominations, worldwide. In retirement,
has always been corps ministry having served (each) as single officers-in-charge prior to corps commanding officer appointments as a married couple.
they continue to undertake invitations to serve
They are proud of their two adult children, Mi-
as guests for various Army events and other
chele Gaither Sparks of Wilmore, Kentucky and
Mark Gaither of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Israel and Eva were ordained and commis-
Commissioners Gaither now enjoy renewed life
sioned as Officers from the Army’s School for
in retirement in the beautiful city of Pittsburgh,
Officer Training in June, 1964 in New York City.
Pennsylvania, pursuing many opportunities to
They each have served more than 47 years as
serve God and the Army while also preserving
Salvation Army Officers, which has included
time to spoil their four grandchildren – Isaiah
senior leadership positions at both the USA
(Sparks); Matthew, Virginia and Andrew (Gaither).
H I S PA N I C S E R V I C E S P E A K E R S
majors José & Hilda
Santiago Majors José and Hilda Santiago came to know
as well. After years of faithful Corps ministry,
their Lord in 1975 at the Guayama Corps in
they received staff appointments to New Jersey
Divisional Headquarters as Divisional Secretary
The Santiago’s began working with The Salvation Army, Arecibo, Puerto Rico Corps, in 1979. Their service eventually carried them to York, Pennsylvania as Sergeants in charge of the Hispanic work and in 1984, they were privileged to open a children’s home on Santa Cruz Island. Upon hearing the call of God to serve as Officers in The Salvation Army, José and Hilda attended the School for Officers’ Training and were ordained and commissioned in 1987. Upon Commissioning they served as Corps Officers in Bayamon, Puerto Rico for 5 years, then in San Juan and Elizabeth, New Jersey
and Divisional Secretary for Women’s Ministries respectively. In 2009, they were challenged to travel to the Latin America North Territory where they served as the Divisional Commander and the Director of Women’s Ministries. Currently they are appointed to the Pastoral Care Department at Territorial Headquarters. Majors Santiago have been spiritually blessed in their service to the Lord. They thank God and the leaders of The Salvation Army for entrusting them with exciting and varied ministry opportunities throughout their lives.
F E AT U R E D P E R F O R M A N C E
H urley I n M otion
HurleyInMotion is a collaborative performance group that strives to build bridges and connect communities through the medium of song and dance. Founded by the husband and wife team of Gregg and Susan Hurley performing Solitary Duet at a local coffehouse in the fall of 2005, HurleyInMotion has gone on to perform for numerous church services, benefit concerts, fundraising events, dance festivals in venues such as the Baltimore Museum of Art, The Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Franklin & Marshall College, and Millersville University. HIM’s latest program, Wrestling With Dad explores humanity’s struggle to control relationships with each other and our Heavenly Father. Gregg Hurley is a graduate of Hofstra University and the University of Arizona School of Dance. He has performed internationally in the musical revue, The Best of Broadway and nationally in The 50th Anniversary tour of Oklahoma! More recently, he performed as the Cow Skull in the world premiere production of Georgia O’Keefe: A Woman On Paper. He spent over eleven years as the resident choreographer and assistant director at Sight and Sound Theatres where he was creatively involved in the premiere productions of Abraham and Sarah, Daniel, Ruth, Psalms of David, In the Beginning, and Voices of Christmas. Hurley is the artistic director and co-founder of the performance group, HurleyInMotion. He is also an adjunct dance professor at Messiah College and Lancaster Bible College and a free-lance choreographer. Gregg proudly and joyfully collaborates in life and on stage with his wife, Susan. Their two favorite works in progress are Keegan and Nathan Hurley. Susan Hurley is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and The American Musical & Dramatic Academy, (NYC). She is currently working as a swing performer in Jonah for Sight & Sound Theatres in Lancaster, PA. Susan had the honor of portraying the role of
Georgia in the world premiere performance of Georgia O’Keefe: A Woman on Paper. Other notable works include: European tour; The Best of Broadway, NYC; Anything Coles, River Stixx (Samuel Beckett), Around the World in 80 Days (Fulton), Sweeny Todd, Big River, The Magic Flute and Voices of Christmas The Movie. She is an active member/co-founder of the performance group HurleyInMotion and a certified teaching artist for Opening Minds Through the Arts. Most importantly, Hurley stars in her own real life drama titled, Mother of Two Boys! Alisa Bair (Pianist/Arranger) is a graduate of East Carolina University and NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Her music and words have been published by Columbia Pictures Publications, CPP/Belwin, Hope Publishing, Heritage Music Press, Guideposts and Good Books. She currently freelances as well as serves as Director of Worship and the Arts at First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster. Stephen Lavender (Cellist) graduated from Castleton College in Vermont where he studied cello with Bettina Roulier. After graduation, he continued his cello studies with David Wells and also participated in chamber music workshops and master classes given by the New Arts Trio and the Raphael Trio. Steve has done graduate work at the Hartt School of Music and at George Mason University. He has been a cello instructor at Messiah and Lebanon Valley Colleges and directed the string program at Holy Name of Jesus School in Harrisburg for twenty-five years. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Outstanding Private Teacher Award presented by the Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association. Besides maintaining a large private teaching studio, Steve freelances extensively in the Lancaster, York, and Harrisburg areas. He is also on the faculty of the Elizabethtown College Music Camp, Strings Excell and serves as a string instrument consultant for the Lower Dauphin School District.
WRESTLING WITH DAD
SATURDAY 7:30 PM
Trade Store BOOKS, MUSIC, AND MORE
Visit the USE Trade Store featuring: + Uniform Shirts & Blouses, Sweaters & Cardigans, Coats & Jackets, Uniform Accessories including ties, belts, epaulet loops, pins and much more.
+ Books & Bibles
+ SA Casual & Corporate Apparel, Polo Shirts, New Performance Polos for Men & Women, Many different T-Shirt options, Baseball Caps
+ Save on Shipping!! Stock up on SA Gifts for Donors, Employees and Volunteers
+ Select $5 T-Shirts plus Select SA Gifts for $5 & Less
OUR MISSION IS YOUR MINISTRY!
+ Spanish Resources + Sheet Music, Corps Materials & CDs
+ PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!
Hours of Operation:
F R I D A Y, A U G U S T 2 4 T H
Inside the PARC
5:00 - 7:45PM 9:30 - 10:30PM
S AT U R D A Y, A U G U S T 2 5 T H
We gladly accept all major credit cards, cash & checks; also, can bill to your SA Account (authorized personnel)
8:30 - 9:15AM 12:30 - 7:00 PM
To a Special Dedication Service for
HARVEY LANE COTTAGES These facilities are dedicated to the memory of
Lt. Colonel William H. Harvey It was his vision as Divisional Commander That set in motion what LADORE has become. Not only was Lt Colonel Harvey a great visionary but he also invested tremendous energy in the development of the young people and candidates of the PENDEL Division. Dedicated August 25, 2012
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE: Should you need medical assistance during your time here this weekend please call Major Bonnie Snyder on Friday and Saturday. After dinner on Saturday through Sunday you may contact Jack Ryan. PRAYER ROOM: The prayer room is located in PARC breakout room 2. Prayer tables focus on topics such as Jr. Soldier Covenant, Sr. Soldier Covenant, Adherents, Marriage Covenant, and Stewardship Covenant. We encourage everyone to participate in this prayer experience. “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” Mark 11:24. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HELP: Text “FAMILYCAMP” to 27138 to receive updates throughout the weekend. Scan the QR Code you see around camp to have access to the Family Camp schedule and brief on your smartphones, ipads, or ipods. You must first download any free scan app for access. CHILDRENS MEETING LOCATIONS:
Ages 0 to 2 (Nursery)
Ages 3 to 5
Seneca Activity Building
Ages 6 to 8
Arts & Craft Pavilion
Ages 9 to 12
Rainy Day Pavilion (Oneida Field)
Drop children off at designated locations 15 minutes prior to the start of Adult Meetings. They must be picked up within 15 minutes at the conclusion of the meetings. Thank you for your cooperation. CAMP ITEMS FOR SALE: Camp Ladore items will be sold outside the PARC. Check it out. You may find something you like! Thank you for your support. CANTEEN: The Boyertown Corps will be hosting a canteen selling food items for your convenience. They will be operating most of the time except during meetings and during the night. They will sell hotdogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks, coffee, etc. Stop by to support them in this endeavor.
MEALS: In order to efficiently feed and serve everyone, we have developed a seating plan for several meal times. Please abide by this so that everyone has a chance to find a seat during their meal.
Red Lanyards – First seating in carousel
Blue lanyards – Second seating in carousel
DRIVING: We encourage you to park your vehicle and eliminate traffic on campus; however, if driving, please abide by the one way signs. When coming from the Lodge (north side) please exit left on South Street and turn left on Belmont. Drive through town turning left on Owego Turnpike to enter the South side of camp. When leaving the PARC (south side) to the North side of camp, you may travel the service road around the lake. MINISTRY FAIR: You won’t want to miss the Ministry Fair on Oneida Field under the BIG tent! Enjoy your lunch and browse the many tables full of ideas. Learn about the different opportunities you can be involved in at your Corps and in your communities. Leaders and participants in those ministries will be available to discuss the how-to’s of getting started and show you how rewarding it can be to share the love of Christ with others around you. Get your picture taken with Captain Cares as you enjoy the fair. A bounce house and slip-n-slide will be available for the young and adventurous. Should you need a restroom you are welcome to visit the bathhouse or any of the portable outhouses near the fair. CHECK-OUT: For those of you staying in the Lodge you will want to check-out before the meeting on Sunday morning. Camp Staff will need to do a quick turn around with the rooms to welcome a new group. Thank you for your cooperation.
FRIDAY SNACKS Hot dogs Chips Cookies Drinks
SATURDAY BREAKFAST Juice Hot and Cold cereals Yogurt Bananas Fruit Bagels/cream cheese Sausage Scrambled eggs SNACKS Snack bars Fruit Drinks
SATURDAY LUNCH BOX LUNCHES Fruit Sugar free Pudding cup Sun Chips Drink Choice of: Pulled Pork Sandwiches Turkey Wraps PBJ Crustables
SATURDAY SUPPER Meat Loaf Mashed potatoes Broccoli Cole Slaw Rolls Cake
SILVER STAR DINNER (LODGE DINING ROOM) Salad Beef Tenderloin Roast baby potatoes Asparagus Rolls Cake SNACKS Cheese Sticks Ice cream sandwiches Drinks
SUNDAY BREAKFAST Juice Hot and Cold cereal Yogurt Bananas/oranges French Toast Bacon Scrambled eggs
SUNDAY DINNER Cucumber Salad Ham Scalloped Potatoes California Mix Corn bread Variety of Pies
8:00 PM - Friday Evening Session (Keynote)
PARTICIPANTS GATHER FOR PRAYER IN GREEN ROOM AT 7:30 PM Leader: Major Tonie Cameron Pianist: Major Suzanne Saunders Preliminary Music
Pendel Brass and Singers Entrance of: Captains Michael & Debra Laro Commissioners Israel L. and Eva D. Gaither Candidates with Flags carried by Corps Officers Lt. Colonels Donald and Renée Lance Majors José and Hilda Santiago
Welcome and Introduction of Candidates and Guests Prayer for the Weekend Celebration of Praise The Deep Deep Testimony – CAST Member Zachary Smith Philadelphia Gospel Choir Testimony A/Candidate Francisca Garcia Tripari Sacred Dance - You Set Me Free Philadelphia Tabernacle Testimony – Summer Service Team Member A/Candidate Jeremiah Eisley Philadelphia Gospel Choir Phalanx Drama Song The Soldiers Hymn Pendel Brass Scripture
Exodus 19:5; Psalm 103:1-5
A/C Sara Barney
DEVOTONAL Covenanted: Keeping the Praise Commissioner Eva D. Gaither Song #825
Christ for the World The Deep Deep A/C Jonathan Lewis Pendel Brass
9:30 AM - Saturday Session 1 PARTICIPANTS GATHER FOR PRAYER IN GREEN ROOM AT 9:15 AM Leader: Major Kathryn Avery Pianist: Major Suzanne Saunders Welcome & Introduction Song #99 - Tell Me the Story of Jesus Scripture – Jeremiah 31:31, 32
BIBLE STUDY Covenanted: The Old Commissioner Israel L. Gaither 15 MINUTE BREAK
10:45 AM - Saturday Session 2 Leader: Major Kathryn Avery Pianist: Major Suzanne Saunders Scripture – Jeremiah 31:33, 34
BIBLE STUDY Covenanted: The New Commissioner Israel L. Gaither Prayer
7:30 PM - Saturday Evening Session DHQ STAFF TO GATHER FOR PRAYER IN GREEN ROOM AT 7:15 PM Leader: Major Kathryn Avery Pianist: Major James Gingrich Opening Song
“WRESTLING WITH DAD” MR. GREGG HURLEY, HURLEY IN MOTION
Period of Reflection
10:30 AM - Sunday United Worship PARTICIPANTS GATHER FOR PRAYER IN GREEN ROOM AT 10:15 AM Leader: Lt. Colonels Donald and RenĂŠe Lance Pianist: Major Suzanne Saunders
Pendel Brass and Singers
Call To Worship In the Love of Jesus Pendel Singers PSALM 23 Worship in Song The Deep Deep Period of Prayer Sacred Dance
A/C Janelle Lewis
OFFERING Jeff Henry Scholarship Fund Offertory
I Know a Fount
Our God is God
United Reading of Doctrines Junior and Senior Soldier Enrollments Congregational Song Scripture
Deuteronomy 1:6- 8
Jesus Paid It All The Deep Deep
Commissioner Eva D. Gaither
Special Item Nothing But Thy Blood
MESSAGE Keeping Covenant Commissioner Israel L. Gaither Period of Commitment / Call to Officership / Prayer for Cadets Song They Shall Come From the East Benediction
A/C Martin Tripari
9:45 AM - Saturday Hispanic Worship MANTENIENDO TÚ PACTO
Capitán Omar Rolon
Oración de Apertura
Capitana Susana DeLa Rosa (Wilmington)
Alabanza y Adoración
Capitán Luis DeLa Rosa (Wilmington)
“Con gratitud mi vida hoy te ofrendo” Himno 250 Himno Enviada Jackie Pontón
Saludos y Lectura Bíblica
Soldada Jaritza Irizarry (Lancaster Templo)
Mayora Hilda Santiago
MENSAJE Tiempo de Meditación Mayor José Santiago Himno
Capitán Edwin Lorenzo
Bendición Capitana Narcisa Mino
9:15 AM - Saturday Hispanic Bible Study Música Preliminar
Filadelfia Tabernáculo Mayor José Santiago
Oración de Apertura
Capitana Gloria Lorenzo
Wilson Matos (Wilmington Templo)
ESTUDIO BÍBLICO Mayora Hilda Santiago Bendición
Capitana Teresa Valverde
Candidates and Cadets THE DISCIPLES OF THE CROSS (2012-2014) A/C Luke Barney – York Citadel A/C Sara Barney – York Citadel A/C Jeremiah Eisley - Carlisle A/C Larry Fulmer - Scranton A/C Ashley Fulmer - Scranton A/C Jonathan Lewis – Philadelphia West A/C Janelle Lewis – Philadelphia West A/C Samantha Lockard - Berwick A/C Martin Tripari – Philadelphia Tabernacle A/C Luz Francisca Garcia – Philadelphia Tabernacle
PROCLAIMERS OF THE RESURRECTION (2011-2013) Cadet Staci Ferreira – Boyertown Corps Cadet Dabiel Valdes – Philadelphia Tabernacle Corps Cadet Cristina Valdes – Philadelphia Tabernacle Corps
Save the Dates! September 13, 2012
Beth Moore Live Simulcast in Reading – see Major Brenda DeVault
September 14-15, 2012
Overnight Divisional Music Rehearsals at Ladore
September 18-20, 2012
Women Officers Spiritual Retreat
September 22, 2012
NYSB at Kroc Center
September 24, 2012
September 25, 2012
Brengle Institute for Hispanic Officers
October 12-13, 2012
Prayer and Fasting Gathering and Jr. Soldier Encampment
October 27, 2012
Bible Bowl Kick-Off in Allentown Divisional Music Rehearsals
October 28-31, 2012
Territorial Social Services Conference at THQ “Bridges of Compassion, Bridges of Hope”
March 12-14, 2013
Officers Couples Retreat
March 15-17, 2013
Divisional Soldiers/Adherents Couples Retreat
April 5-7, 2013
Territorial Worship Arts Convocation at Ladore
April 19-21, 2013
Doctrines of The Salvation Army 1.
We believe that the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments were given by inspiration of God, and that they only constitute the Divine rule of Christian faith and practice.
We believe that there is only one God, who is infinitely perfect, the Creator, Preserver, and Governor of all things, and who is the only proper object of religious worship.
We believe that there are three persons in the Godhead â€“ the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost, undivided in essence and co-equal in power and glory.
We believe that in the person of Jesus Christ the Divine and human natures are united, so that He is truly and properly God and truly and properly man.
We believe that our first parents were created in a state of innocency, but by their disobedience they lost their purity and happiness, and that in consequence of their fall all men have become sinners, totally depraved, and as such are justly exposed to the wrath of God.
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ has by His suffering and death made an atonement for the whole world so that whosoever will may be saved.
We believe that repentance towards God, faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, and regeneration by the Holy Spirit, are necessary to salvation.
We believe that we are justified by grace through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ and that he that believeth hath the witness in himself.
We believe that continuance in the state of salvation depends upon continued obedient faith in Christ.
We believe that it is the privilege of all believers to be wholly sanctified, and that their whole spirit and soul and body may be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
We believe in the immortality of the soul, the resurrection of the body, in the general judgement at the end of the world, in the eternal happiness of the righteous, and in the endless punishment of the wicked.
alvation Arm S e y Th School For Officer Training
Called by God to proclaim the Gospel of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ
As an Officer of The Salvation Army I bind myself to Him in this solemn covenant: to love and serve Him supremely all my days; to live to win souls and make their salvation the first purpose of my life. to maintain the doctrines and principles of The Salvation Army, and, by Godâ€™s grace, to prove myself a worthy Officer.
Done in the strength of my dear Saviour, and in the presence of the Territorial Commander, the Officers on the Staff of the School for Officer Training and Comrade Cadets. This Covenant Day_______________________________ Signed_______________________________________ Cadet
____________________________________________ Training Principal
____________________________________________ Territorial Commander
Articles of Marriage We do solemnly declare that, although we enter into this marriage for reasons of personal happiness and fulfillment, we will do our utmost to ensure that our married status and relationship will deepen our commitment to God and enhance the effectiveness of our service as soldiers of Jesus Christ in The Salvation Army. We promise to make our home a place where all shall be aware of the abiding presence of God, and where those under our influence shall be taught the truths of the gospel, encouraged to seek Christ as Saviour, and supported in the commitment of their lives to the service of God. We declare our intention to be to each other, by the help of God, true Christian examples and, throughtimes of joy, difficulty or loss, to encourage each other to ‘grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ’.
Promise Will you take ____________ to be your wife/ husband, to live according to God’s ordinance in holy matrimony? Will you love her/him, comfort, honour and sustain her/him, and, forsaking all others, be faithful to her/him as long as you both shall live?
Declaration I call upon these persons here present To witness that I ____________ Do take thee _______________ To be my lawful wedded wife/husband, To have and to hold From this day forward, For better for worse, For richer for poorer, In sickness and in health, To love and to cherish, Till death us do part, According to God’s holy ordinance; And this I declare upon my honour As a true soldier of Jesus Christ.
A Covenant Prayer I am no longer my own, but thine. Put me to what thou wilt, rank me with whom thou wilt; Put me to doing, put me to suffering; Let me be employed for thee or laid aside for thee, Exalted for thee or brought low for thee; Let me be full, let me be empty; Let me have all things, let me have nothing; I freely and heartily yield all things to thy pleasure and disposal. And now, O glorious and blessed God, Father, son and Holy Spirit, thou art mine, and I am thine. So be it. And the covenant which I have made on earth, let it be ratified in heaven. Amen. JOHN WESLEY
Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Division LT. COLONELS DONALD AND RENﾃ右 LANCE DIVISIONAL LEADERS