The Salvation Army is one of the largest providers of social services in the UK after the Government. It is a church and registered charity that works in 120 countries worldwide, using 175 different languages and has over 1.5 million members.
Hadleigh Farm in Essex, owned by The Salvation Army, is the venue for which 2012 Olympic Games event?
The site includes The Salvation Army Hadleigh Employment Training Centre. It provides employment and life skills for a wide range of vulnerable adults. There are tea rooms run by the trainees and a Rare Breeds centre which attracts thousands of visitors
Which song by The Beatles mentions a Salvation Army orphanage?
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Strawberry Fields Forever
John Lennon is said to have played in the trees behind the orphanage called Strawberry Field in Woolton, England, when he was a boy
How many Corps or Churches does The Salvation Army have in Japan?
Salvation Army Emergency relief teams have been giving out food and fresh water to people affected by Japan's recent earthquake and resulting tsunami
What is the motto of The Salvation Army?
Blood and Bone
Blood and Fire
Blood and Sand
Blood and Thunder
Blood for the death of Jesus which saved Christians from sin and Fire for the power of the Holy Spirit which helps Christians live holy lives
What is the name of the official news publication of The Salvation Army?
The War Cry
The War Horse
The War of the Roses
The War of the Worlds
The first edition of The War Cry was printed on December 27, 1879 in London and it is now Britain's most popular Christian weekly
How many meals does The Salvation Army serve every year at community and residential centres?
Where was The Salvation Army founded in 1865?
Founder William Booth left his pulpit to take the message of salvation to the destitute, homeless and hungry who felt uncomfortable in churches
The Salvation Army has more than 800 local churches in the UK and Ireland. What are they known as?
They are places of worship where Sunday meetings are held. During the week they are venues for programmes and activities for the whole community
Every working day, how many people are reunited with their families through The Salvation Army Family Tracing Service?
It is one of the oldest tracing agencies in the world, having been founded in 1885
How many articles of faith or doctrines does The Salvation Army have?
They are set out in Schedule 1 of The Salvation Army Act 1980
Find more information at the Salvation Army website. Many thanks to Louise Dixon, Schools and Colleges Unit, Salvation Army.