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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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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.
Community Shows Their Support
13 May 2016 | Author: Chris Vallette
The Salvation Army was blessed to have over 80 community members come and support their efforts during their 2016 Annual Dinner and Silent Auction.
Salvation Army Hosts Summer Camp Sign Up Night
05 May 2016 | Author: Chris Vallette
The Salvation Army will host a Summer Camp Sign Up Night event on May 10th, 2016 from 6pm-8pm at 325 Linden St. Big Rapids.
Wolverine World Wide Donates Items to Fresh Start Baby Pantry
05 May 2016 | Author: Chris Vallette
Wolverine World Wide in Big Rapids shows it's support for the community by donating items to The Salvation Army of Big Rapids' Fresh Start Baby Pantry.
Amazon.com Wish List for Charity Program Announced
11 March 2016
Amazon.com is inviting customers to purchase items to benefit The Salvation Army from May 11 to May 31. Shop today!
A Snowy Partnership
25 January 2016 | Author: Chris Vallette
While not testing at school, 8th graders from the Big Rapids Middle School partnered with The Salvation Army to shovel sidewalks in the neighborhood.
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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

SUNDAY
10:00AM Adult/Children Sunday School
11:00AM Worship Service
MONDAY
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
1:00PM - 5:00PM Summer Drop-In Community Center
TUESDAY
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
WEDNESDAY
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
THURSDAY
9:00AM - 3:00PM Fresh Start Baby Pantry
7:00PM Women's Ministry
FRIDAY
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)