Salvation Army teams are mobilizing to provide support to thousands impacted by the devastating tornado and storms in Oklahoma.
"Things like this don't happen in Kake."
Ripples of shock, disbelief and grief spread through the entire state of Alaska following the Feb. 5 murder of 13-year-old Mackenzie Howard in the small town of Kake.
The community was already mourning the recent promotion to Glory of Tlingit elder and Salvationist, Clarence Jackson.
While the Army's spiritual ministry might often go unnoticed outside the doors of its corps, The Salvation Army has a unique ministry and responsibility, particularly in Southeast Alaska where officers frequently serve as pastors for the entire community.
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