International Spiritual Life Commission Appointed

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General Paul A. Rader has announced the formation of an International Spiritual Life Commission following the recommendation of the International Conference of Leaders’ meeting in Hong Kong.

The purpose of the Commission is to review the means by which the people of God called “Salvationists” both individually and together cultivate and sustain their spiritual and inner life.

Included in the issues to come under discussion will be: the Study of the Word of God, the Prayer Life of the Army, Worship in the Army, the Sacraments and the Sacramental Life, Salvation Army Ceremonies, the Place of the Mercy Seat, and the Place of Traditional Spiritual Disciplines.

Commissioner Ian D. Cutmore, Principal of the International College for Officers, will serve as chair; Tustin Ranch, Calif., CSM Warren Johnson has been named an attending member. The following members will participate through attendance and/or correspondence. The Commission will hold its initial meeting during the first week of July 1996.

Attending members: Lt. Colonel Linda Bond; Lieutenant Teofilo Chagas; Commissioner Doreen Edwards; Dr. Roger J. Green; Major Margaret Hay; CSM Warren Johnson; Lt.Colonel Kehs David Lofgren; Colonel Emmanuel Miaglia; Lt.Colonel Philip Needham; Major (Dr.) Lyell Rader; Captain John Read; Major Robert Street; Major N. J. Vijayalakshmi.

Corresponding members: Major Ian Barr; Mr. John Bayliss; Commissioner Peter H. Chang; Lt. Colonel David Kim, Chong-won; Lt. Colonel Shaw Clifton; Colonel Douglas Davis; Dr. J. J. de Soet; Mr. Herman J.R. Fyn; Lt. Colonel Stuart Mungate; Envoy William van Graan.

Salvationists around the world will want to join in prayer for the members of the Commission as they commence their work.

The purpose of the Commission is to review the means by which the people of God called “Salvationists” both individually and together cultivate and sustain their spiritual and inner life.

Included in the issues to come under discussion will be: the Study of the Word of God, the Prayer Life of the Army, Worship in the Army, the Sacraments and the Sacramental Life, Salvation Army Ceremonies, the Place of the Mercy Seat, and the Place of Traditional Spiritual Disciplines.

Commissioner Ian D. Cutmore, Principal of the International College for Officers, will serve as chair; Tustin Ranch, Calif., CSM Warren Johnson has been named an attending member. The following members will participate through attendance and/or correspondence. The Commission will hold its initial meeting during the first week of July 1996.

Attending members: Lt. Colonel Linda Bond; Lieutenant Teofilo Chagas; Commissioner Doreen Edwards; Dr. Roger J. Green; Major Margaret Hay; CSM Warren Johnson; Lt.Colonel Kehs David Lofgren; Colonel Emmanuel Miaglia; Lt.Colonel Philip Needham; Major (Dr.) Lyell Rader; Captain John Read; Major Robert Street; Major N. J. Vijayalakshmi.

Corresponding members: Major Ian Barr; Mr. John Bayliss; Commissioner Peter H. Chang; Lt. Colonel David Kim, Chong-won; Lt. Colonel Shaw Clifton; Colonel Douglas Davis; Dr. J. J. de Soet; Mr. Herman J.R. Fyn; Lt. Colonel Stuart Mungate; Envoy William van Graan.

Salvationists around the world will want to join in prayer for the members of the Commission as they commence their work.

 


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