Course Content:

This foundational module introduces delegates to the main themes evidenced throughout The Salvation Army, influencing its practice, belief and understanding today.

Delegates will encounter the following content:

• Key historical developments in the UK prior to 1865
• Key historical developments in the Evangelical Awakenings
• Tour of London’s East End historical sites relating to the history of The Salvation Army
• Reflection on how the past informs the present.

Delegates will have the opportunity to embed learning through post-course work by completing a timeline of Salvation Army history

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Who Should Apply?

Territorial Envoys and employees at any level who have an occupational requirement or are committed to the Christian ethos and values of The Salvation Army

Venue & Dates

William Booth College
15-16 May 2018

Day One: 09.30-17.00
Day Two: 09.30-16.00

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the module, delegates will be able to:

1. recount the essentials of Salvationist history
2. demonstrate skills in the research of history
3. reflect on the key characteristics of The SA, in an on-going historical context


Paul Hilditch


Kevin Avis

Learning Hours:

20 hours, including 8 hours work-based learning

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