Learning objective: to learn more about the origins of the Salvation Army. Who are the founders? William Booth and his wife Catherine Booth What did William do? As a minister he became aware of others poverty. He started preaching in the streets to encourage others. He wanted to fight sin and the army gradually formed. Lots joined the Salvation Army to fight sin and start a new life. What did Catherine do? She spoke at children and young peoples meetings. She felt that women had an equal right to be heard. She helped alcoholics change their lives. She is known as the ‘Army Mother’. How is it an Army? How is it an Army? using Who We Are And How We Work (www.salvationarmy.org /heritage) find out: Why do they have a uniform? When do they wear their uniform? What is their uniform? anything else that is typical of an Army? What is their uniform? A little bit on fun! Uniform Explained What have we learned today? Who were the founders of the Salvation Army? How is it an Army? What is their uniform?