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William and Catherine Booth began The Salvation Army in July 1865, preaching to a small street congregation in the slums of England. Their spirits were as militant as that of professional soldiers, battling hopelessly against an almost overwhelming enemy.

The Booth's undaunted spirits attracted loyal followers whose numbers grew and grew as the years went by. Thirteen years later The Salvation Army became a legal entity with a military structure.

Today, the Army's religious and social service activities serve millions of men, women and children in over one hundred nations around the world.

Iowa City/Coralville History

The Salvation Army-Iowa City/Coralville Worship and Community Center has been serving Johnson County since October 1988.

We offer a wide range of services: pastoral counseling, emergency assistance, case management through Pathway of Hope, daily meal for the community and many other weekly and special events.

 

 


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