An Enduring Mission

December 2008
Victorian Homes;Dec2008, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p68
The article provides information on the Salvation Army, founded by William Booth, a former Methodist minister, in England in 1865. He wanted to help the destitute people of London and to minister to the city's other outcasts. According to Major George Hood of the Salvation Army, their main converts were at first alcoholics, drug addicts, prostitutes and other undesirables of society. Eliza Shirley, an Army volunteer, started the Army's ministry in the U.S.


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