Wood Green Salvation Army
Wood Green Salvation Army is an intercultural, multigenerational church which has been serving the local community for over 139 years. We are passionate about sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in ways that will connect with a new generation.
Where we are
24 Lymington Avenue
020 8888 9466
SUNDAY GATHERING 10:30am - 12 noon every Sunday followed by refreshments and a play corner for under 5s in the lounge until 1pm.
Autumn Teaching Series 2023: Waiting on God
Special guests: Sunday 26th November - Liz Hall and Debbie Juster from the Family Ministries Department Sunday 3rd December - Major Elwyn Harries
CHRISTMAS: SUNDAY 10th DECEMBER - COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION @ 10:30am with Christmas Craft in the community hall from 12 noon onwards.
SUNDAY 17th DECEMBER - CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT @ 5pm with special guests: THE AFRICAN PRAISE FELLOWSHIP CHOIR
SUNDAY 24th DECEMBER - CAROLS ROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE @ 10:30am (half an hour of worship in the main hall followed by half an hour of carol singing round the Christmas Tree on Wood Green High Road).
25th DECEMBER - CHRISTMAS DAY Cooked breakfast @ 10am followed by CHRISTMAS DAY CELEBRATION @ 11am (please book your breakfast in advance).
GOOD NEW KIDS (GNK) for children aged 5 - 11 years. 12:15 - 1pm. Music, Games, Craft and Bible Stories with Paula, Wendy and Sylvia. Every Sunday from 8th October to 26th November 2023 (8 weeks).
CHOSEN DISCUSSION GROUP on different Sundays throughout the year from 1:30 - 3:30pm. An opportunity to talk about the Christian faith in a relaxed and informal atmosphere using videos from the popular series The Chosen.
Next Session: Sunday 21st January 2024
Future sessions: Sunday 4th February 2024 and Sunday 25th February 2024.
We follow a simple format: lunch - video - discussion. Children are welcome and will be supervised in the community hall by our Children's Ministry Team while the adults watch the video and participate in the discussion in the lounge.
WOOD GREEN SALVATION ARMY YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Teaching and worship videos that were recorded during the Covid Pandemic lockdown are available on our Youtube channel which can be accessed via the following link:
OPEN EVERY TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY DURING TERM TIME.
Our community centre will be open every week until 20th October 2023. Then we will be closed for the school half term week. We will be open again from 31st October to 7th December 2023.
OUR COMMUNITY PROGRAMME:
PEEC (Polish and Eastern European Community) Parent and Toddler Group every Tuesday, 9:30 - 11:30am during term time. Cost: £3.50 per child (£2.50 for a second or third child) The P&T team speak polish but welcome people from all cultures. The session begins with free play as well as organised activities, ending in circle time with stories and songs. Website: peec.org.uk
SENIORS LUNCH CLUB Senior citizens share a light lunch of sandwiches and cake followed by a varied programme of quizzes and invited guests. Tuesdays, once a month, 12.30 - 3pm during term time. £3 per person. Contact Major Paula Knight for more details (email below).
SALLY ANN'S STORE CUPBOARD Every Wednesday 1 - 3pm during term time. We are able to offer practical support to people who have been referred to us through other agencies including schools and the NHS. This service is accessed by appointment only. Contact Major Paula Knight for more details (email below).
FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC Every Wednesday 1 - 3pm during term time. Two solicitors are available every week to give advice and offer help on legal issues. They are supported by Law Students from the North Middlesex University. No appointment needed - just turn up. Please note they cannot give advice on immigration or debt issues at present. This is a branch of the St James Legal Advice Clinic (SJLAC). Leader: Mrs Clare Manuel. Website: www.stjameslegaladvice.org/home
FAMILY LIFE PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP Every Thursday 1 - 2:30pm during term time. No cost. The session begins with free play and a craft activity in the lounge, followed by active play with scooters and pushchairs in the community hall. After running around, the children return to the lounge where they sit down in a circle, eat fruit, listen to a story and sing songs. Leader: Mrs Sylvia Leach.
For more information contact us on:
Office answer machine: 020 8888 9466 - please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
We are extremely grateful for all donations that we receive from the community and general public.
Unfortunately, we cannot collect items but we are able to receive donations at the following times during term time: Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30am, Wednesdays 12 - 3pm and Thursdays 1 - 2:30pm.
Address: 24 Lymington Avenue, Wood Green, N22 6JA.
We welcome donations of new or second-hand clothing, books, bed linen, towels, brand new toiletries, nappies, baby wipes, and non-perishable food. All of these items will be given to families in need through the work of Sally Ann's Store Cupboard.
Unfortunately, we are not able to receive or supply any of the following: furniture items, electrical items, prams or pushchairs or baby equipment, or bric-a-brac.
For more information please contact Major Paula Knight on email@example.com or Major Paul Knight on firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR DONATION OUTSIDE OUR FRONT ENTRANCE AT ANY TIME.
If you do this, any bags left outside are usually opened by either people or foxes and the items are strewn around on the pavement causing a nuisance to the centre and the local residents.
If you have any doubt about what time to deliver your donation or whether we will accept the item you wish to donate, please contact us on the email above.
If you would like to make a credit or debit card donation online please go to our Justgiving page to donate by clicking on the following link:
The Salvation Army works with some of the most vulnerable people in society.
Last year, the Salvation Army in Wood Green provided toys, wrapping paper and toiletries to families in need working in partnership with local schools and Haringey Social Services. We will be happy to receive your donation of brand new toys for our 2024 Christmas Present Appeal at any time throughout the year.
If you would like to make a monetary donation towards this Christmas Appeal, please use our JustGiving page by clicking on the link below:
Thank you in advance for being someone's Christmas angel!
INTERCESSORS PRAYER GROUP If you live in Haringey and would like someone to pray for you, please use the contact details on the main page to request a prayer. This request will be passed on to our prayer group who will intercede on your behalf. You do not need to include contact details with your request.
OPEN 1 - 3PM EVERY WEDNESDAY DURING THE SCHOOL TERM.
St James Legal Advice Centre (SJLAC) 1 - 3pm every Wednesday during term time. No appointment necessary, just turn up on the day. Two Legal Advisors are available each week to give advice on legal issues. Unfortunately, they cannot give advice on debt or migration issues at present. For more information email: email@example.com.
To find out more about SJLAC and their other clinics in Haringey, please visit their website::
CHOSEN - an opportunity to engage in conversation about faith using videos from the popular series The Chosen. This event takes place on various Sundays throughout the year from 1:30 - 3:30pm.
Next Session: Sunday 21st January 2024
Future dates: Sunday 4th February 2024 and Sunday 25th February 2024.
We follow a simple format: lunch - video - discussion. Children are welcome and will be supervised by our Children's Ministry Team in the community hall while the adults watch the video and participate in the discussion group in the lounge.
For catering purposes can you let us know if you are planning to come along
WOMEN OF HOPE is an informal discipleship group for women. We meet in the lounge on the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 - 12 noon. Refreshments are served as people arrive, then after an opening prayer, members of the group take it in turns to lead the discussion based on a chapter in our chosen book. Cost: £1.
Our book this year is: 'Women of the Passion' by Margaret Ives.
We do not have a charity shop but we regularly hold sales at our building in Lymington Avenue:
All New Sale - where everything on sale is brand new.
Second Hand Sale - where second hand items are sold at very low prices.
All New Sale: 18th November 2023
Next Second-Hand Sale: Tuesday 7th November 2023 Time: 11 - 12:30pm
Rail of coats: Between now and Christmas there will be a rail of coats on sale on different days £5 per coat.
CONTACT US ON:
OFFICE ANSWER MACHINE: 020 8888 9466 - please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
If you would like to support our work in Wood Green, you can donate to us in the following ways:
Cash and cheques sealed in an envelope can be posted through the letterbox of our building in Lymington Avenue. If you want to help us take advantage of Gift Aid, then please include your address and we'll send you a Gift Aid form in the post.
You can also give online by clicking on this link:
Alternatively, please use the QR code below.
If you would like to make a donation to us via a bank transfer, then please make a BACS payment using these details:
Bank: Reliance Bank Ltd
Sort Code: 60-01-73
Account No.: 00178123
Account Name: SATCO General Income
*Please note the payment reference is essential to make sure the money gets to the right place*
If you would like to give regularly to Wood Green Salvation Army by Standing Order, please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 0208 888 9466