Some Key Dates

2011 AGM vote to become a Mission Community.
2011 Opening of the Wilson Carlile Centre by His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex
2011 Brian McLaren speaks at Church Army Conference
2011 Spring appeal highlights diary of an Evangelist
2011 Regeneration Youth Summit launched
2010 Church Army relocates from Sidcup to Sheffield
2010 Launch of Church Army Ambassadors
2010 Ethos film launched 
2010 President of Church Army launches Love Changes Everything appeal  
2010  Church Army launches Now a Christian
2009 Xplore Gap Year programme moves to Sheffield
2009 Church Army partner with Christian Enquiry Agency
2009 Church Army launches Make Jesus Famous
2009  Church Army launches Twitter profile
2009  Tenth anniversary of Encounters on the Edge 
2009  Church Army votes to explore becoming an Order
2008 Spring appeal campaign launched
2008 Church Army ONLINE launched
2008 Misson-based training piloted
2008 Partnership with rejesus launched
2007  Archbishop Desmond Tutu becomes the President of Church Army
2007 Church Army's 125th anniversary
2007  Xplore Global gap year programme launched
2007 DVD Making History Bringing Hope launched to commemorate 125th anniversary of Church Army
2007 Church Army YouTube page launched
2007 hopeinfo.co.uk launched
2006 Partnership with Inspire Magazine launched
2006 Mark Russell becomes Chief Executive
2006 Philip Johanson becomes International Secretary, Church Army International
2006  Inspire Magazine partnership launched
2005 Get OUT More campaign launched
2004 Making a Difference on the Cutting Edge process launched
2003 1-2-1 club launched - Patron His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, KCVO
2002 Philip Johanson awarded OBE
2002 Move to new offices in Sidcup
1999 Word-on-the-Web launched
1995 Focus Area launched by Church Army
1993 Launch of People to People Initiative
1992  College of Evangelism moves to Sheffield
1990 Capt. Philip Johanson appointed Chief Secretary
1984 Rev. Michael Rees appointed Chief Secretary
1982 Centenary Year
1980 Headquarters at Independents Road opened by HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
1975 Rev. Michael Turnbull appointed Chief Secretary
1972 First Church Army officers elected members of the board
1965 Wilson Carlile Training College opened in Blackheath 
1964 Headquarters at Marylebone Road opened by Her Majesty the Queen
1960 Prebendary Donald M Lynch appointed as Chief Secretary
1959 Founding of the Church Army in Eastern Africa
1957 Founding of the Church Army in Jamaica
1951 December 9th death of  Marie Carlile
1949 Rev. Edward Wilson Carlile appointed Chief Secretary
1942 First Church Army youth centre opened
1942 September. Prebendary Hubert Treacher appointed Chief Secretary
1942 September 26th. Death of Wilson Carlile
1935 Founding of the Church Army in New Zealand
1934  Founding of the Church Army in Australia
1929 Founding of the Church Army in Canada
1927  Founding of the Church Army in the USA
1924 Establishment of Church Army Housing Ltd
1921 First group of sisters admitted to the "Office of Mission Sister"
1910 First Church Army film
1906 Womens day centre opened
1905 Headquarters at 55 Bryanston St, Marble Arch
1897 First Prison Mission, Wandsworth
1892 First mobile mission, Kidbrooke
1891 Commencement of Women's Social Work
1889 Commencement of Men's Social Work
1888 Founding of the Women's Work
1886 Church Army Gazette published
1885 First Church Army campaign
1885 First Conference
1883 Training of Officers commenced at Oxford
1882 Founding of Church Army
1873 Conversion of the Founder
1861 November 24th - Birth of Marie Carlile
1847 January 14th - Birth of Wilson Carlile, founder of Church Army

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