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Celebrating God's Call

October 31, 2016 - On Sunday October 30th, our morning worship service was a celebration of God's Call to ministry. Kevin Hoddinott,Corps, was accepted into the Aux-Captaincy program with The Salvation Army and appointed to Paradise Pathway Community Church. A capacity congregation sang with great enthusiasm the old song, "So We'll lift up the Banner on High", as the Army flags were brought in. Kevin spoke from God'... Read More

Maestro of the Maritimes

October 6, 2016 - This past Weekend (Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2016) the Citadel Band held their annual band retreat her at the church under the leadership of Bandmaster Peter van der Hordon from Halifax Citadel. All weekend, the band conducted numerous rehearsals and gathered for worship times led by Major Judy Mayo.Peter is a noted composer and had a long career as a musician/conductor in the Canadian Armed Forces.The wee... Read More

A Great Big Heart

October 6, 2016 - Elina wanted to get together with her friends to celebrate her 9th birthday, but she wanted to do something different. She didn't a pile of gifts, so she decided to ask everyone to bring non-perishable food items for The Salvation Army Food Bank.This past Tuesday, she presented over 200 food items to the Food Bank. Way to go Elina, we are proud of you!Joining Elina in the picture are her Mom and p... Read More

There is Power in Prayer

September 26, 2016 - Here at the Citadel, we believe in the ministry and power of prayer to impact our lives and community. Every week our groups have a prayer focus, and we offer two special opportunities for prayer -  9:45am every Sunday and 11:00am every Thursday.Our prayer room is open whenever there is someone in the building. You can spend time alone, or with a prayer partner. Read More

There is Joy in the Lord

September 26, 2016 - Sunday September 25th was a Women's Ministry focus here at the Citadel, our guest speaker for the morning was Major Loretta Fudge. She shared from God's Word that we need to be people of Joy! Happiness is circumstantial and fleeting but joy is constant - no matter the circumstance we face. Using John 15, she showed that the secret to joy is found in Jesus (vine) and staying connected to Him.L... Read More

Going Deep at VBS

July 29, 2016 - This past month, the Citadel hosted over 120 young people and 44 volunteer Leaders for a week of VBS. Every day a different Bible story was featured such as Jonah and the whale, and Jesus and the disciples in the storm. As in previous years, during the week those attending brought non-perishable food items for The Salvation Army Food Bank. This year a love offering was received to s... Read More

Thanks for a Great Year of Bible Study!

June 1, 2016 - The Corps Cadet/ Youth Bible Study program has concluded for the summer, and by all accounts, it has been another great year of fellowship, and study. Every Monday evening, 20 plus young people come together for 60-90 minutes of Bible exploration and discussion around current topics of faith.We are thankful for our leaders, Cavelle, Brian and Veronica.See you all in September! Read More

Commissioning Celebration

June 1, 2016 - This Saturday, June 4, 2016, Mike and Rebecca McGee will be ordained as Salvation Army officers (pastors) in Atlanta Georgia. Rebecca is the daughter of Jim and Annette Hedges and she grew up in this congregation before moving to the USA an few years ago.You can view the commissioning services as follows: Commencement is Friday June 3rd at 11:30 am NL time. "Strike the Light" program Saturday... Read More

Brighter Futures

May 27, 2016 - Brighter Futures, The Salvation Army Children's Sponsorship, is a ministry that very family can participate in. For $300 a year, your family can support a child, school, and family in a Partner Territory.Here at the Citadel, we sponsor the Home for Joy in Uganda; this is a home for physically disabled children. We also support the Tororo Home that supports youth as they prepare for High School.Ple... Read More

New Leadership at Citadel

May 27, 2016 - John Pike was recently commissioned as the new assistant CSM of St. John's Citadel. John has been active in all areas of ministry here at the Citadel and exemplifies a strong faith in God. Read More