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New leaders appointed for Salvation Army in UK and Republic of Ireland

by Tola Mbakwe

Commissioners Lyndon and Bronwyn Buckingham attended a ceremony in Nottingham at the weekend, which saw them officially installed into their new roles.

Based at the church and charity's headquarters in London, the Buckinghams will take responsibility for more than 800 Salvation Army churches and social work centres, as well as many thousands of members, 4000 employees and volunteers in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Serving vulnerable people across the country, the work of The Salvation Army spans everything from supporting victims of modern slavery, people who are homeless and finding employment for job seekers to caring for older people, treating addictions and helping families in poverty.

Commissioners Buckingham take over from Commissioners Clive and Marianne Adams, who served as leaders between 2013 and 2017. Commissioners Adams moved to leadership roles in The Salvation Army's territory of Sweden and Latvia.

Commissioners Lyndon and Bronwyn Buckingham are originally from New Zealand. Their previous appointment with The Salvation Army saw them lead its mission and work in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar for five years.

The couple have served 27 years within The Salvation Army, working in appointments across New Zealand and Canada before taking leadership roles in Southeast Asia.

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