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New London Corps

11 Governor Winthrop Boulevard
New London, CT 06320
(860) 443-6409
Fax: (860) 444-1764

Corps Officers: Captains Jose and Melissa Borrero

Proud to Serve: Center Groton, East Lyme, Groton, New London, Niantic, and Waterford!

Captains Borrero

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Sunday School - 10:00AM
Worship Service - 11:00AM

WholyFit Devotional Exercise Class - 8:30 - 9:30AM
Food Pantry - 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Corps Cadets - 4:30 - 5:30PM
Sunbeams - 4:30 - 5:30PM
Rangers - 4:30 - 5:30PM

WholyFit Devotional Exercise Class - 8:30 - 9:30AM
Food Pantry - 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Women's Ministry - 11:00 - 1:00PM

WholyFit Devotional Exercise Class - 8:30 - 9:30AM
Food Pantry - 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Teen Club - 6:00 – 10:00PM (During School Year)

The Salvation Army’s New London Corps provides food to those in need from New London and surrounding communities throughout the year, along with food and toys during the holiday season.

Food Pantry – Available by appointment on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 9:00AM to 3:00PM.

Rental, Utility, and Clothing Assistance – Provided as funds are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Holiday Assistance – Food for Thanksgiving dinner and food/toys for Christmas provided for those in need.

Camp CONNRI – Children attend The Salvation Army’s overnight camp in Ashford. Enrollment is based on space availability.

Recent News

Bessie Childs(Captains Borrero recognizing Bessie Childs at their Appreciation Dinner.)

The Glue That Helped Hold The Corps Together

New London Says Goodbye to Bessie Childs

NEW LONDON - Bessie Childs, Office Manager for New London Salvation Army, finished her last day on June 27, as her military family now prepares to move to the West Coast in July. Everyone who knows her is forever grateful for the mark that she has left on The New London Corps. Her entire family will also be missed, including her husband Nathaniel, a U.S. Navy Sailor and cousin of Captain David Childs, and two sons, Nathan and Andrew. Bessie reflects on her time spent in New London...

Robert(Robert and Captain Melissa Borrero.)

New London Recognizes Robert Heal

For Three Years of Dedicated EDS Service!

NEW LONDON - The Salvation Army of New London would like to express its appreciation and say thank you to one of its most selfless volunteers, Robert Heal. He will be stepping down from the position of Director of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS), New London Unit.

Robert Heal has served in this role honorably for the last three years. The New London Salvation Army is truly indebted to the mark he has left on its EDS program. More about Robert...

Montville Fire

Montville Brush Fire Extinguished

The Salvation Army Serves Responders

MONTVILLE - The Salvation Army's New London Emergency Disaster Services Canteen 1 served yet again, this time at a large brush fire off Kittemaug Road in Montville on the afternoon of Monday, April 7. Crews from Montville; CT DEEP; surrounding towns; and CL&P all assisted in fighting the fire, which was located on top of a hill overlooking the Thames River. This task was made difficult by strong winds, dry vegetation, its location, and the high-voltage electrical transmission lines overhead. Details on how The Salvation Army responded...

Recognition(Captains Borrero recognizing their Office Manager, Bessie Childs.)

New London Acknowledges Area Generosity

Paints the City Green!

NEW LONDON - The Salvation Army relies on the help of others to help those in need. On March 26, Captains Jose and Melissa Borrero acknowledged such support by holding The Salvation Army of New London's First Annual Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony! In keeping with the Spirit of "the holidays," the Corps served a traditional Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner, along with all of the trimmings. This included a special dessert of strawberry shortcake with whipped cream!

After dinner was served, Captain Jose gave an eloquent speech about how everyone came together to help give Christmas to so many people who would have otherwise had a much more difficult time getting through the holidays. Who was recognized and a holiday thank you...

New London EDS

When in Need,
You Can Always Count on The Salvation Army

NEW LONDON - One of Salvation Army New London’s most-visible community outreach ministries is its Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) program, including mobile unit “Canteen 1.” It can often be found at large incidents related to fires, accidents, transportation, hazardous materials, police, floods, and other natural disasters such as hurricanes. Read the rest of this detailed story on New London Patch...

New London EDS

New London County Emergency Disaster Services

In Need of Volunteer Team Members!

NEW LONDON – The Salvation Army’s New London County Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) Director, Robert Heal, who himself is a volunteer, is asking for your help. The New London County EDS team is in need of volunteers! Even if you are unable to volunteer personally, you can still help by spreading the word. Read more about this EDS program and the volunteer opportunities available...


Sound Community Services, Inc. Delivers!

Over 200 Toys Collected and Donated

NEW LONDON – This holiday season, The Salvation Army continues to benefit by way of great help from terrific places, run by very generous people! Such is the case for Sound Community Services, Inc. (SCSI)! SCSI is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating and assisting individuals with behavioral health needs to achieve independence and integrate into the larger community. Their recent Toy Drive for The Salvation Army was very successful. In the end, over 200 toys were collected and donated to help ensure many children have happy holidays this year, for which we could not be more thankful!

Seasonal Outfitters

Seasonal Outfitters Touches Many Lives

NEW LONDON - Recently, Seasonal Outfitters made a very generous donation to The Salvation Army in New London of over $6,000 worth of Alpine Jackets, Rainwear, Fleece Jackets, and more for children and adults. Seasonal Outfitters is considered a one stop shop for all seasons in Mystic, Connecticut. Whether it be through volunteering, putting some change into our kettles for Giving Tuesday, or making an incredible clothing donation such as this, it all goes a long way in helping The Salvation Army to meet the needs of the many communities that we serve. We thank you!

Captains Borrero

Meeting Needs in New London

Captains Borrero Making a Difference

NEW LONDON - Captain Jose and Captain Melissa Borrero would like to express their gratitude to everyone who helped make the summer of 2013 a God Glorifying one at The Salvation Army's New London Corps. We would also like to take the time to thank them for all that they have already done since July 1, as they now look ahead into the future. Their accomplishments and plans for the future...

Downtown New London Fire 1

Helping Downtown New London Fire Responders

The Salvation Army’s EDS Team Serves!

NEW LONDON - On August 21, a 3-alarm fire broke out in an apartment building, just down the block from New London's City Hall. This apartment building was located in a very busy business section of downtown, resulting in many surrounding businesses closing for most of the day and surrounding streets being blocked off. How The Salvation Army helped and what they did...

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