Coronavirus and internal information

coronavirus internal information

The Salvation Army is not in retreat and across the country our corps (churches and community centres) are mobilising to help their communities get through the coronavirus.

Some are opening their worship spaces for the homeless to ‘self-isolate’ and many are ensuring food banks are getting food out to the most vulnerable. 

Over 650 corps and many more Salvationists and volunteers are working out what their community response should be and many of those are working remotely without access to OurHub, The Salvation Army, intranet. To help these people, we have placed here some important coronavirus specific planning documents that corps will find useful as part of their community planning. These documents will help keep their congregation and volunteers safe while working in the community. 

Every Corps Officer and Division Leader have been tasked with putting together their coronavirus response plan, so if you are a corps member, the first place to find out more, is from your local leadership. 

We will be regularly updating this page with documents. 

Information for Corps and/or Salvationists

Please see the message from Territorial Commander Anthony Cotterill.

Below are a number of documents to help with planning and business continuity at this time.

Pandemic Response Planning

Food provision: Support and practical assistance​​​​​
Following guide​lines about social distancing, corps halls should not be open for any activity other than the provision of food banks, take away food and supplies, and night shelters.

We expect demand for food parcels to increase as the pandemic continues. The Salvation Army is in discussions with government, other charities, food wholesale suppliers and businesses to make sure our frontline services have the supplies they need.

Some processes are already in place and others are being developed and finalised. For the latest information, advice and guidance please see the food provision page on OurHub. 

(Remember, if you have access to The Salvation Army network, you can access this page and any OurHub page from any web browser without needing to login to Citrix. When you enter an OurHub web address it will simply prompt you to enter your SA login details.)

Worship and Ministry

Visit our webpage about moving ministry online - with useful tips and examples.

If you are looking for a range of resources to support you in your worship and discipleship during the pandemic, explore our coronavirus response resources webpage.

Prayer resources

Health and Hygiene

Information for Employees

For information and a list of FAQs, please visit OurHub.

Latest news

Salvation Army Debt Advice Service launched on Isle of Man

The island is the latest location to have a free, FCA regulated service to help those in need.

Press release
25 Sep

Salvation Army helps save lives in poorest communities worldwide

The Salvation Army has helped tens of thousands throughout the pandemic.

Press release
24 Sep

Pandemic response wins procurement team national award

Top industry award for procurement's pandemic response.

Press release
22 Sep

Middlesbrough junior soldier Grace named Covid hero

Town Mayor recognises youngster’s voluntary role during pandemic.

Press release
21 Sep