The Salvation Army College for Officer Training in Suffern, New York, purposes to develop men and women with the theological understanding, street-level skills and Salvationist spirit required to advance the mission of the Army expressed in its international statement.
Commencement & Commissioning 2014, June 6-8
Majors Ronald & Dorine Foreman, Principals
Hershey Lodge in Hershey Pennsylvania
"Strikepoint" combines Commencement and Commissioning of the "Disciples of the Cross", Class of 2014, with sessions on leadership and empowerment.
Meet Damon Bethel, 2nd year student
"Why are the cops always picking on me? Once again I found myself in the back of the squad car arrested for DUI. I tried earlier to seek help at The Salvation Army, but the officer could not help me …"
Meet Patricia Edwards, 2nd year student
"I was raised the youngest of seven children and suffered abuse, sexually and mentally, by the adults I was suppose to trust. I was able to prevail above the abuse and go on to lead a somewhat normal life of working and raising my own children. All while staying afloat in a sea of abuse from my spouse …"
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.
201 Lafayette Ave, Suffern, NY 10901 ~ www.sfotusa.org ~ 845-368-7200