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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

The 25th annual Estate Planning Institute

Wednesday, September 27

Join the Rochester Salvation Army on September 27, 2017, for our 25th Annual Estate Planning Institute, where professionals in our community can earn the following continuing education credits: CFP, CTFA, CPE, CLE, CIMA, CIMC, and CPWAs.

To register for the institute, please contact Anne Bashaw-Meyer at 507-288-3663.…

Designer purse sale for a cause

Thursday, September 28

Each year, the Rochester Salvation Army Ministry organizes a purse sale of name brand and designer purses to support Salvation Army missionary work...

2017 Harvest Festival Auction

Friday, October 20

This annual event supports the Rochester Salvation Army youth and music programs. Auction items and baskets are donated from nearly 100 local businesses and individual supporters. A bake sale compliments of The Salvation Army Women’s Ministry begins at 5 p.m. with an auction starting at 6 p.m. If interested, please arrive around 5 p.m. to receiv…

The Hy-Vee Soft Open

Thursday, November 9

Join the Rochester Salvation Army for the official start of the 2017 Red Kettle Season. Hosted by Hy-Vee Crossroads, this evening event will feature the Seeds of Wisdom Children’s Choir and The Salvation Army band, as well as a recitation of the proclamation by a representative of the Mayor of Rochester and a check presentation from Think Mutual Bank…

The Lighting of the Sharing Tree

Friday, November 17

Join the Rochester Salvation Army as we celebrate the annual lighting of the Sharing Tree just outside the Apache Mall entrance to Herberger’s. The Seeds of Wisdom Choir and The Salvation Army Band will sing and play Christmas carols, while KTTC’s Matt Benz will broadcast live. This event is open to the public. All are welcome to attend.…

Rock the Red Kettle

Saturday, November 18

This is the kettle event to kick off all kettle events. Groups representing businesses and families across the Rochester community come together for the first full day of bell ringing at nearly all of our red kettle locations...

The 6th Annual Gobble Wobble

Thursday, November 23

Every year on Thanksgiving morning, Autumn Ridge Church hosts a 5K and Family Fun Run from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. 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.

We also need volunteers willing to help prepare and serve this meal. Click here to sign up to volunteer. Please direct any questions to Rebecca 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.…

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...

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