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Camp Sunrise – Holiday Camp

Camp Sunrise is run by The Salvation Army and is a member of Christian Camping International, Fellowship of Christian Camps BC, and is also an accredited member of the British Columbia Camping Association. It offers children a unique opportunity to grow in a safe and nurturing community.

This summer, The Salvation Army Chilliwack sending a group of kids ages 7-12 to attend Camp Sunrise from July 17 – 22, 2017.

Registration/Application forms are available at the church office (46420 Brooks Ave.). For more information, please call the church office at 604 79-0311.

2016 Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards!

Congratulations to The Salvation Army Care and Share Centre! Don Armstrong accepts on behalf of the Care and Share Centre, the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Aware for Not-for-Profit/Service Agencies.

Santa Shuffle 2016

We had a great time at Santa Shuffle and Elk Walk on Saturday, December 3rd at the Townsend Park. A wonderful turnout, raising funds for the Foodbank. Thanks to all who brave the 5 K run or the 1 K walk! Thank you, the Thank you Santa and Rudy (Rudolph), for stopping by and encouraging us!!!

Shred-a-thon December 2016

Great time at the Shred-a-thon on Saturday, Dec 3rd at the Cottonwood Mall! We raised $2121 and brought in many boxes of non-perishable food. Thanks to the City of Chilliwack, Cottonwood Mall and Emterra!!

Headlines from Salvation Army in Canada

Note: These links will take you to the National SA website.

  • The Salvation Army in Fort McMurray: One Year after the Wildfire -

    “The haunting memories of the wildfire are as fresh today as they were one year ago,” says Major Stephen Hibbs of The Salvation Army. “Lots of healing still needs to take place in Fort McMurray.”

    It’s been one year since the northern Alberta city was swallowed by a wildfire, which forced the evacuation of nearly 90,000 people, destroyed 2,500 homes and other buildings, and caused more damage than any other disaster in Canadian history.

    “When the fire started on May 1, 2016, [...]

  • Depression’s Ugly Hold -

    Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, with more than 300 million people suffering.

    “Depression put me in a dark place,” says Rob, 58. “I couldn’t see a future or an answer for any of the problems in my life. Depression affected my whole world and everything in it.”

    The downward spiral

    Rob’s life began to spiral out of control when physical injuries prevented him from working as a roofer.

    “I tore muscles and tendons in both shoulders,” says Rob. [...]

  • Newcomers Learn English and Build Friendships -

    Lonely. It’s a word Evie and Julia use over and over again to describe their experience as new Canadians. The two women travelled a long road before arriving at their new homes in Calgary ―Evie from Albania and Julia from Ukraine.

    In Calgary, both mothers were at home with young children and found their lack of English skills isolating. “When you stay at home, you have no friends,” says Evie. Both women were in a routine of housework and childcare. They did [...]