The Salvation Army Sweden and Latvia territory
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Our mission

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We not only help people in their time of need, the Salvation Army is a Christian church – a community of people who come together to worship Jesus, pray together and also work together for the good of the people around us. We call our churches corps – our actions come from our faith in Jesus. In this section you can find out more about what we believe and what motivates us to do what we do. You can also find out about the history of the Salvation Army in Latvia which started in 1923.

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We believe that the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments were given by inspiration of God, there is one God; here are three persons in the Godhead: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost; Jesus Christ is truly and properly God and truly and properly man.Read more

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Finding God. When the world was created, man and God were truly friends and nothing faulted their relationship. But one day the man decided, that it will never change and thoughtlessly…Read more

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Join the Salvation Army as your church if you do not belong to a church yet. When Jesus in his prayer to his Father said: “let them be one, as we are one” (John 17:22), he did not mean a crowed of individual fighters. He called us to be together in fellowship, faith, prayer and thanksgiving… to be united with other believers. Read more

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Our Heritage is our history that started in 1865 and since then, day by day has formed us into who we are today. It all started with preaching on the corners of the streets and then gradually understanding the need to serve people in all aspects of human life. Read more

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Prayer Ministry is one of least noticeable ministries, however, it can be done in any time and at any place with any resources. The Salvation Army is collaborating with an inter-domination organization ‘Latvian Prayer Network’. Its aim is to inform about the prayer projects in Latvia and to ensure continuity of 24/7 prayer. Read more

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Children and Youth Ministry is carried out in almost all corps (churches) of the Salvation Army. Children are our future and it is important to make them feel loved and accepted, so that they could reach their full potential and use all of their talents. Read more

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Training and Education Centre started its activities in 1st April, 1997 when the first six cadets (students) where accepted into training. The Centre initially was called the School for Officers Training where future officers (leaders) underwent full time studies. In January of 2006, when the new session of cadets starting their training, the Centre was renamed to the Training and Education Centre as its services expanded to providing seminars, conferences and courses to different target groups. Read more