Salvation Army's unique way of celebrating Chirstmas

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Mumbai, Dec 24 (UNI) The Salvation Army Church organised week-long activities here to celebrate Christmas in a unique way, starting from December 17.

The activities started with candle light marches for peace at Sion and Byculla, and youth carols with a brass band.

Salvation Army Church Territorial Commander Commissioner Mary Rajakumari paid a visit to the commercial sex workers at Red Light Square, Kamathipura. She also visited Aruna Home for commercial sex workers and 'Hostel for the Blind' at Byculla, where a musical programme was organized followed by dinner for the blind.

The Salvation Army also collected old clothes for the poor from various localities of the city.

Founded in 1865 by William Booth in London, the Salvation Army is both a charity and social service organisation that works for the poor and the destitute.


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