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Rochester Calendar

Weekly Schedule
Click the links below to reveal the schedule for each day.

Sunday


  • 9:45 a.m. – Sunday school
  • 11 a.m. – Morning worship service
  • 11:30 a.m. – Children’s worship and junior soldiers
  • 5 p.m. – Five O’clock Outreach

Monday


  • 8 a.m. – Bread distribution (first-come, first-served)
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Emergency assistance
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Caring Partners adult day program
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Noon meal program
  • 6 p.m. – Monday evening meal program

Tuesday


  • 8 a.m. – Bread distribution (first-come, first-served)
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Emergency assistance
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Caring Partners adult day program
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Noon meal program
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Supplemental food shelf
  • 4 – 7 p.m. – Children’s after-school programs

Wednesday


  • 8 a.m. – Bread distribution (first-come, first-served)
  • 8 a.m. – Noon – Emergency assistance
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Caring Partners adult day program
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Noon meal program
  • 6 p.m. – Worship arts ministry and praise team
  • 7 p.m. – Songsters
  • 8 p.m. – Sr. band practice

Thursday


  • 8 a.m. – Bread distribution (first-come, first-served)
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Emergency assistance
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Caring Partners adult day program
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Noon meal program
  • 7 p.m. – Women’s ministry

Friday


  • 8 a.m. – Bread distribution (first-come, first-served)
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Emergency assistance
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Caring Partners adult day program
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Supplemental food shelf
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Noon meal program

Saturday


  • 8 a.m. – Men’s ministry

Volunteer bell ringing at Salvation Army red kettles

November 17 - December 24, 2017

The bell ringing season starts each November and runs through Christmas Eve, when the red kettles are packed away for the season. Volunteers are the difference between an empty kettle and one that raises about $30 per hour - enough to provide a family with...

The 6th Annual Gobble Wobble

Thursday, November 23

Every year on Thanksgiving morning, Autumn Ridge Church hosts a 5K and Family Fun Run. All proceeds from this race support the Rochester Salvation Army food and meal programs, including our food shelf, bread pantry, and daily served hot meals. Register to run, volunteer or donate.…

Thanksgiving Meal

Thursday, November 23

The Rochester Salvation Army invites you to attend our annual Thanksgiving Meal. Families are welcome to attend this free and open to the public event.

Please direct any questions to Rebecca at 507-288-3663.…

Ring Day

Friday, December 1

Realtors from across the nation come together on Ring Day to support The Salvation Army by taking shifts to bell ring in their local community. If you are a realtor in the Rochester area, and you are interested in ringing the bell for a day with members of your office, please call 507-288-3663 to select your location.…

Ring Day for real estate professionals

Friday, December 1

Ring Day is a day when real estate professionals across the country unite to ring bells at Salvation Army kettles in their local communities...

Toy & Joy Shop: Volunteers needed, assistance available

December 20 - 21, 2017

At our annual Toy & Joy Shop, parents are paired with a volunteer that takes them "shopping" for Christmas presents for their children...

Christmas Day Meal

Monday, December 25

Christmas day is a particularly special holiday for The Salvation Army. In celebration of our Savior’s birth, we hold a Christmas service and a Christmas day meal at the Rochester Salvation Army every year on Christmas day. Both the meal and service are open to the public. Families are welcome.

We also need volunteers each year to help prepare and serv…