American Rescue Workers

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: American Rescue Workers
Denomination type:
Year Reporting: 2007
Website: Visit Website
Description: Major Thomas E. Moore was National Commander of Booth?s Salvation Army when a dispute flared between Booth and Moore. Moore resigned from Booth?s Army and due to the fact that Booth?s Army was not incorporated at the time, Moore was able to incorporate under said name. The name was changed in 1890 to American Salvation Army. In 1913 the current name American Rescue Workers was adopted.
It is a national religious social service agency which operates on a quasimilitary basis. Membership includes officers (clergy), soldiers-adherents (laity), members of various activity groups and volunteers who serve as advisors, associates and committed participants in ARW service functions.
The motivation of the organization is the love of God. Its message is based on the Bible. This is expressed by its spiritual Ministry, the purposes of which are to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination. It is a branch of the Christian Church . . . A Church with a Mission.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: 25 Ross Street
Address line 2:
City: Williamsport
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 17701
Country: United States
Phone: (570)323-8693

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Phone: n/a
Email: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Col. Robert N. Coles, Rev.
Position: National Information Secretary
Phone: (717)762-2965

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 3,500
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 3,500
Total Churches: 5
Average Attendance: 0
Membership Calculation Method: Estimate

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 20
Other Service to the Church: 3
Retired: 6
Total Clergy: 29

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 6
Pupils: 300
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 300

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $0.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $0
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures