The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

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Breaking the Cycle of Human Trafficking
09 February 2017
The Salvation Army is deeply committed to the modern-day fight against human trafficking all around the world.
Focus on Mission: Sharing the Warmth
09 January 2017
The Salvation Army's Energy Assistance programs stand ready to help those in need, especially at this time of year.
A New Year's Message
03 January 2017
A New Year's Message from General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army.
Merry Christmas from The Salvation Army's General André Cox
22 December 2016
General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army, delivers a Christmas message for 2016.
Isabella Bank Donates Time and Money to Red Kettle Campaign
16 December 2016 | Author: Chris Vallette
On December 10th, Isabella Bank donated time and money to the Red Kettle Campaign.
2016 Season Pass Pins Now Available!
21 October 2016
Make your yearly Christmas Kettle donation easily with a Season Pass pin!
Leaning Forward Against the Storm
05 October 2016
The Salvation Army prepares for Hurricane Matthew.
Focus on Mission: Pathway of Hope
12 September 2016
Our Pathway of Hope program is successfully helping families set and achieve their own goals.
New Salvation Army Family Store Opening Soon!
05 September 2016
Donations are being accepted for the NEW Big Rapids Family Store, opening mid-September.
Focus On Mission: Emergency Disaster Services
06 June 2016
The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services program ministers to those in need when a disaster strikes.
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Each week, The Salvation Army of Big Rapids provides assistance to those who need it, and spiritual support to anyone who seeks it. We provide many community programs as well. Please come in and find out what opportunities we have for you!

Weekly Schedule

10:00AM Adult/Children Sunday School
11:00AM Worship Service
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
1:00PM - 5:00PM Summer Drop-In Community Center
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
1:00PM - 5:00PM Summer Drop-In Community Center
3:00PM - 5:00PM Deep Sea Discovery Vacation Bible School
7:00PM Adult Bible Study
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
7:00PM Women's Ministry
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
1:00PM - 5:00PM Summer Drop-In Community Center

The Big Rapids Corps Community Center is located at:
325 Linden Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307  
Phone: 231-796-5597

Use the interactive map below, or click here to open in Google Maps.

General Office Hours
9:00AM to 4:00PM

Social Service Office Hours
9:00AM to 4:00PM

Community Center Hours
1:00PM to 5:00PM

serving lake, mecosta, newaygo & osceola counties

Our Corps Officers

Lieutenants Chris & Brianne Karlin

Advisory Board Members

Peter Kent
Jeanne Bergelin-Murphy
Nick Campau
Michelle Rasmussen
Diane Scarpelli
Angela Roman
Robert Teeter
Scott Whitney
Dale Doepker
Jonathan Eppley
Chris Jane

Links & Resources

USA National Headquarters (Virginia)
 Central Territorial Headquarters (Chicago, IL)
West Michigan/Northern Indiana Divisional Headquarters (Grand Rapids)
Little Pine Island Camp (MI)
Officer Candidates (USA Central)