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The Gathering 2012 is underway right now in Pasadena, California!

Submitted by on June 7, 2012 – No Comment

The Gathering

More than 5,400 Salvation Army officers, soldiers, and staff from The Salvation Army Western Territory are converging on Pasadena, California to worship and fellowship together, hear dynamic preaching from General Linda Bond and Commissioner Jim Knaggs, and grow in the love and service of Jesus Christ for the next four days.

Here are a few resources and tips you can use to stay updated and informed and share your experience at The Gathering 2012:

‘Friend’ The Gathering 2012 page on Facebook so updates from the next four days’ events will automatically be added to your news feed.

Click on this link to and watch the festivities live from the comfort of your couch! Grant Whitehead will host a live show from the lobby of The Gathering 2012 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM each evening, so tune in to watch things as they happen!

Download The Gathering 2012 app to your iPhone to get information about the schedule of activities, view photos, check out the prayer wall and more.

Please visit TheGatheringPix, the website set up to organize and display event photos. Several of our best staff photographers are working the weekend event to provide great coverage for all of us to enjoy, so please have a look.

If you’re in Pasadena for The Gathering 2012 or following along at home, please use the hashtag #gathering2012 for your Twitter updates and photos on Instagram. We’ll share updates to #gathering2012 feeds on both social networking sites on this blog as the weekend progresses.

Our Salvation Army Western Territory newspaper New Frontier will provide ongoing coverage of the event. Check out their website and Facebook feed for more.

And finally, if you’re in Pasadena for the event, be sure to check in to The Gathering 2012 on Foursquare to let people know you’re here.

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