Salvation Army Welcomes New Officers

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A familiar organization has a few new faces. The Salvation Army welcomes two new Corps Officers and Pastors.

Lieutenants Erik and Mechelle Henry are the newest members of the Parkersburg Salvation Army. They are taking over the position formally held by Major Vernon Dolby.

The Henry's may be new to the area- but they want to remind the community the Salvation Army has a long standing history in the community and is available to those in need- all year long.

"We deal with social services year round so when people need assistance with utility bills and clothing, that is year round," explains Lt. Mechelle Henry. "We want to remind people that we are here when they need and we're open."

The lieutenants say they want to community to be a part of the Army's Mission.

"We want to make sure that people understand about the Salvation Army that we are a church first and underneath the umbrella of that we offer all these other great opportunities for people to come and feel a part of something," adds Lt. Erik Henry. "To be a part and be belonging to something."

To reach the Salvation Army call 304.485.4529.

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