Welcome!

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.


Porter County Social 

    
Help protect the tax deduction for charitable donations
Originally Published On: Western Michigan & Northern Indiana
16 November 2017
Call your senator at 202-224-3121 & tell them you support the @Stabenow + @Wyden universal charitable deduction amendment.
Third Annual Red Kettle Game with the Grand Rapids Griffins
Originally Published On: Western Michigan & Northern Indiana
14 November 2017
Join us on Friday, December 1, for the annual Red Kettle Game. Tickets on sale now!
2017 Red Kettle Campaign Kick-Off Event with SpartanNash
Originally Published On: Western Michigan & Northern Indiana
07 November 2017
Join us at the Knapp's Crossing D&W at Noon on Friday, November 10, as we kick off the Christmas Kettle season.
Salvation Army night at Culvers on East Beltline
Originally Published On: Western Michigan & Northern Indiana
07 November 2017
Visit the Culver's Beltline location on November 14 between 5:00 and 8:00 PM!

Each week, The Salvation Army of Porter County provides assistance to those who need it, and spiritual support to anyone who seeks it. Please come in and find out what opportunities we have for you!

Weekly Schedule

SUNDAY
9:45AM Sunday Bible Class
11:00AM Sunday Worship/Holiness Meeting
Noon Salvation Meals (first Sundays each month)
MONDAY-FRIDAY
  Daily Bread Distribution (call for details)
TUESDAY
10:00AM Women's Bible Study/Craft
11:00AM Women's Home League
1:00PM Food Pantry Day (please call for information on what you need to bring)
4:30PM Guitar & Brass, Beginners & Advanced (school year, by appointment)
THURSDAY
10:00AM Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
THURSDAY (SCHOOL YEAR ONLY)
4:30PM Youth Character Building:
Moonbeams (preschoolers)
Suneams (girls, grades K-5)
Girl Guards (grades 6-12)
Adventure Corps (boys, grades 1-7)
5:00PM Corps Cadets Teen Discipleship (1st/3rd weeks)
5:00PM Junior Soldiers Elementary Discipleship (2nd/4th weeks)
5:00PM Children's Singing Company
5:00PM Kid's Club - SONday's Cool
5:30PM Supper Club
7:00PM Women Today (last Thursday each month)
FRIDAY
6:00PM Young Adult Bible study (1st Fridays each month)
6:00PM Adult Fellowship (movies, geames, etc., last Fridays each month)
SATURDAY
10:00AM/
6:00PM
Men's Ministries (location varies; 1st & 3rd Saturdays; call for details)


The Porter County Salvation Army provides many types of assistance programs to the people facing crisis situations. We offer spiritual, social and budget counseling along with rent assistance, mortgage, utility, fire & disaster victims, and other emergency needs. Our Pathway of Hope program provides support to families seeking to make positive changes toward specific goals. Please call to make an appointment.

Our Food Pantry is available (Tuesdays and Thursdays) to anyone in our community who needs to supplement their groceries (please make an appointment to access the food pantry).

We also distribute bread, milk & pizza daily, 10:00AM to Noon (donors include Panera Bread, Lewis Bakery, Bob Evans and Starbucks).

There are a variety of seasonal assistance programs for those who need help at special times of year.

 

Client Service Hours

Mondays - Fridays
9:00AM to Noon
1:00PM to 3:00PM

Food Pantry

Tuesday & Thursdays
1:00PM to 3:00PM

The Porter County Corps Community Center is located at
799 Capitol Road, Valparaiso, IN 46385
Phone: 219.762.9191 
Email: [email protected]

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

Porter County
Corps Officers


Majors Jonathan & Kim Welch


Area Thrift Store

600 W 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN, 46410
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Phone: 1-800-SA-TRUCK (Store and Donation Pick-up)


Links & Resources

The Salvation Army International Headquarters
The Salvation Army USA National Headquarters
The Salvation Army Eastern Territory
The Salvation Army Southern Territory
The Salvation Army Western Territory

The Salvation Army Central Territory
Officer Candidates (USA Central)
Central Connection Newsletter
World Missions Bureau (USA Central)