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Norwich Corps

262 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 889-2329
Fax: (860) 889-2329

Corps Officers: Captains Jerry & Mindy S. Uttley

Proud to Serve: Griswold, Jewett City, Norwich, Preston, and Taftville!

Captains Jerry & Mindy S. Uttley

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Programs and Schedule

Home League and Men’s Fellowship - Thursdays – 6:30 PM
Home League is a group designed to influence women in the creation and development of Christian standards in personal home life. The four-fold aims of worship, fellowship, education and service have been immensely empowering to women worldwide.

Men's Fellowship is for men 16 years of age and older and meets weekly. The program has a three-fold purpose: evangelism, fellowship, and service. All are welcome to join us.

Food Pantry - Tuesdays to Thursdays – 1:00 to 3:00PM
The Salvation Army is known for providing a broad array of services and feeding people has always been a major part of its mission. The Army serves men, women and children. Many of the adults are single parents. The Army is always there to help!

Feeding Program - 2nd Sundays – 1:45 to 2:45PM

Music Program - Tuesdays – 5:00PM
For children ages 7 to 12. The program features a youth choir, instrument instruction, and puppet shows. Music has always played an important part in the organization, providing both an expression of a joyous faith and a form of recreation.

Life Skills Learning Program - Times Vary – Call for Information
This program provides a host of educational and developmental services for the success, empowerment, growth, and advancement of individuals. A variety of free classes and workshops are offered each year.

Sunday Services - Sunday School – 10:00AM
Holiness Meeting – 11:00AM
Both have a relaxed atmosphere, and can include singing, Bible readings, and presentations by worship or drama groups. As well as services on a Sunday, there are often weekday and evening activities, such as prayer groups, family events, lunch groups, youth clubs and meetings for seniors. Please call for more details and to see what is offered!

Recent News


Norwich Salvation Army Marks 130th Birthday

NORWICH - With a yellow plastic shopping bag full of groceries, Norwich resident John Moore left the city’s Salvation Army post Thursday with a sense of contentment.

He receives just $189 a month in disability payments from the government and is also on food stamps — a financial mix that he can’t live on without outside help.

"I've been coming here for a long time. I need help," Moore, 57, said inside the small 262 Main St. headquarters of the nonprofit, which on Wednesday celebrated 130 years of assisting needy people in the greater Norwich area. "And I love it. I love that they are people helping people." An update on Norwich via The Bulletin...


Auto Show(Kathy Delaney, Auto Show Committee Member [CM] and Hair Unique Salon Owner; John Kaechel, CM; Dave Wigfield, Auto Show Chair and Stadium Motors Owner; Captain Jerry Uttley, Salvation Army; and Larry Eiden, CM.)

Norwich Chamber Gives Back to Community

Auto Show Funds Go To Deserving Local Non-Profits

NORWICH - Organizers of the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce's Auto Show held a presentation ceremony on March 13 at Chamber Headquarters on Main Street to present almost $2,500 to six deserving local charities. Ellis and Grasso Technical High Schools, The Salvation Army, Norwich Arts Center, St. Vincent de Paul Place, and Center for Hospice Care Southeast Connecticut were among the recipients of his year's awards. Norwich Corps Officer Captain Jerry Uttley attended the ceremony and accepted the check on behalf of The Salvation Army.

Captain Jerry commented, "The Chamber and its members are so good to us. They are dedicated supporters of the needs of the local community and are always looking for ways to give back. Captain Uttley's comments continued...

Parade(Norwich Corps Officer Captain Jerry Uttley [AKA: "The Mayor of Dublin"] waves to the crowd along the parade route.)

Norwich Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Paints the City Green!

NORWICH - An estimated crowd of 2,000 "Irishmen" lined the streets of Downtown Norwich on Sunday, March 9 for the City's First Annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade. God and the weatherman fully cooperated and provided a beautiful early Spring Day on which to celebrate this special occasion. There were marchers, politicians, floats, trucks, bands, dignitaries, and plenty of spectators dressed in green, all cheering and applauding along the route.

Salvation Army Norwich Corps Officer, Captain Jerry Uttley road "shotgun in one of The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services vehicles, or mobile kitchens as they are often called. Captain Uttley reflects and an Irish Blessing...

Norwich Food Pantry(Excerpt from The Reminder. Please follow link to read full story by Janice Steinhagen.)

Food Pantry Helps Bridge the End-of-Month Gap

NORWICH - Lori, a client at Reliance House, was running short on groceries as the last days of January stretched ahead and her food stamps ran low. “The end of the month is tough,” she said.

Lori was at The Salvation Army at 262 Main Street, with Reliance House service coordinator Janet Cartell, taking care of some paperwork so that she could receive a bag of groceries from the agency’s food pantry. The three-day supply of non-perishables like canned vegetables and boxed mixes would help tide Lori and other food pantry clients over for a while. More details on this food pantry and meet its volunteers...

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