14 June 2022

Spotlight: Episode 1

Lieutenant Ian Hammond

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Host Matt Perkins is joined by Lieutenant Ian Hammond for the first Spotlight interview with a local youth worker.

Lieutenant Ian Hammond is from Ivybridge Corps in the Devon and Cornwall Division, where the corps has created a drop-in space for young people in the LGBTQ+ community.

Watch this month's video to find out more.

Feedback on this episode

  • 'Thought provoking, helpful, eye-opening.'
  • 'Really helpful – a good mix of input, conversation and opportunity to think about specific issues.'
  • 'The drop-in space for young people in the LGBTQ+ community has been a lifeline for so many who struggle to be themselves at school or even at home. In this town, the safe, inclusive, and affirming space is The Salvation Army. They simply love God and love others.'

Further reading

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Children & Youth

Working alongside young people is central to the mission of The Salvation Army.

Children's work | Youth work

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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Youth ministry resources

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The 2023 Youth and Children’s Leaders Conference.

Conference | Children & Youth
Mar 2023

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