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Welcome to the High Council to be live streamed

Welcome to the High Council to be live streamed

Welcome to the High Council to be live streamed

15 February 2018

Westminister Central will be the veune for the formal welcome of the High Council who will meet to elect a new General in May.

By IHQ Communications

The formal welcome of the High Council that will elect a new General and Retirement Salute for General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World President of Women’s Ministries) will be live streamed for Salvationists around the world on 19 May.

Westminster Central Hall in London will be the venue for the gathering, which will bring together the 111 senior officers who are responsible for leading The Salvation Army at International Headquarters and in 128 countries worldwide, and who will meet to elect the next General. 

Music will be provided by the International Staff Band of The Salvation Army, the International Staff Songsters and special guest soloists.

Reflecting the internationalism of the event and the General’s Zimbabwean links, African Praise will bring the fervent, eclectic rhythms that are the signature of a vibrant worship style which combines dance and song. Timbrels from Boscombe (United Kingdom) will round off this uniquely Salvation Army event in traditional form.
Half an hour of preliminary music will begin at 3.30pm, ensuring that each music group has ample opportunity to prepare the congregation for the celebratory yet sacred moments ahead.

The Welcome to the High Council serves as an opportunity for Salvationists worldwide to pray for and worship with those tasked with electing the next world leader of The Salvation Army over the subsequent few days.

The ministry of current international leaders General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox will also be honoured, as they prepare to enter retirement in August.

Read more about the process to elect a new general HERE.


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