The Church Army, a volunteer Anglican organization, was founded in 1882 by Wilson Carlile in the slums of Westminster, England, on the model of the Salvation Army. Organized for evangelistic purposes, since 1889 its activities have included social and moral welfare work among the poor in cities, and missions in prisons and workhouses.
The Church Army in Canada started in January 1929. They trained many evangelists and sent them out to work on Mission Vans, in Missionary Dioceses, and social service ministries in Canada.
Fonds consists of a small printed leaflet entitled, The Church Army in Canada : Christianity applied; with short facts and statistics on the Church Army in Canada.
Program fonds. Theological Education
GSA also holds the periodicals and newsletters of the Church Army of Canada, which changed its name to Threshold Ministries in 2010.
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