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Salvation Army Founder's Day

April 10 is the day on which William Booth (1829-1912), founder of the international religious and charitable movement known as The Salvation Army, was born in Nottingham, England. With the help of his wife, Catherine, he established the East London Revival Society, which soon became known as the Christian Mission and later The Salvation Army. Although Booth's birthday is observed to varying degrees at Salvation Army outposts around the world, a major celebration was held on the organization's centennial in 1965. More...
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William Booth, a man of vision and a man of God.
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Salvation Army Founder's Day
- William Booth was the founder of the international religious and charitable movement known as the Salvation Army
- He was a Methodist lay preacher and an independent evangelist.
- His wife helped him to establish the East London Revival Society, which soon became known as the Christian Mission and later the Salvation Army, characterized by its military ranks, uniforms, flags, bands, and regulation books.
- The Salvation Army landed in the United States in 1880, and today it has outposts in more than 80 countries.
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The Salvation Army
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Classification Protestant
Orientation Holiness movement
Theology Wesleyan
Structure Quasi-military
Leader General André Cox
Region Worldwide
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Founder General William Booth
Origin 2 July 1865[1]
London, England, UK
Separated from Methodism
Congregations 15,409[2]
Members 1,150,666[2]
Ministers 26,359[2]
Official website www.salvationarmy.org.uk
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion. The organisation reports a worldwide membership of over 1.5 million,[2] consisting of soldiers, officers and adherents known as Salvationists. Its founders Catherine and William Booth sought to bring salvation to the poor, destitute and hungry by meeting both their "physical and spiritual needs". It is present in 127 countries,[3] running charity shops, operating shelters for the homeless and disaster relief and humanitarian aid to developing countries.

The theology of the Salvation Army is derived from that of Methodism although it is distinctive in institution and practice. The Army's doctrine is typical of evangelical Protestant denomination. The Army's purposes are "the advancement of the Christian religion ... of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole".[4]
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