Spiritual Services Available
4849 Holister Ave.
Santa Barbara Ca. 93117
Sunday School 9:30am
Sunday Worship 10:45am
Adult Bible Study - Wednesday - 6:30pm
VISITORS WELCOME - For more information, contact Maj. Phil Smith at 805-964-8738 x14
Phil & Lawry Smith
David & Shanon Harth
Lieutenants David and Shanon Harth are both California natives who are excited to serve in beautiful Santa Barbara. They have been married for a little over a year and have a daughter, Abigail, who is four months old. Both David and Shanon are first generation Salvationists who love the Lord and seek to serve Him in all they do.
Located at 4849 Hollister Ave. in Santa Barbara, The Salvation Army's mission is to meet human need wherever it is found in the name of Jesus Christ without discrimination.
We provide emergency and rehabilitation assistance, youth development services, and community programs targeting families of all ages. Food distribution to the needy is accomplished once a month in our Drive Thru Pantry! Additionally, holiday assistance is conducted seasonally to over 350 families helping with toys and food. Our Activity Center hosts a variety of community groups providing other programs that complement our mission to serve our surrounding community. Our spiritual services offer family style fellowship every Sunday with additional programs for all during the week. Adult services include our Hospitality House Transitional Residential Stabilization Program. For more information see Adult Services on this site.
You are encouraged come by and visit the Santa Barbara Corps. It is truly a mixture of church activities and social service programs for families and individuals of all ages!
**UTILITY ASSISTANCE AND CALFRESH -see Family Resource Center page
The Salvation Army, IN THE NEWS
November 13th, 2013 -- The Salvation Army of Santa Barbara would like to come before you with a special request, and that is a request for some special people to be volunteered Bell Ringers during the 2013 Kettle Season!!
The season will start at the end of November, so act fast!! Individuals and Groups are encouraged to volunteer! We are scheduling now and want you and/or your group to have first choice of dates & locations!
If you are interested in volunteering and helping us with this year's Kettle's Season -- please contact the Family Resource Manager, Maridelle Acero, via message, or by phone at 805.964.8738 ext. 11
The Salvation Army is featured prominently in a Christmas feature film called "Silver Bells," starring Bruce Boxleitner (Tron, Scarecrow, Mrs. King) and Antonio Fargas (Everybody Hates Chris), and produced by PureFlix Entertainment (PFE), the largest producer and distributor of faith-based and family films.
"Silver Bells" is a feel good Christmas movie that reflects positively on The Salvation Army and provides audiences a unique opportunity to learn more about the various types of services/programs The Salvation Army provides - as well as where the money in those red kettles goes!
A quick synopsis...
When an ambitious businessman gets in a scuffle with a ref at his son's basketball game, he is suspended from his job and sentenced to community service -- manning a red kettle and ringing bells for the Salvation Army for the rest of the Christmas season. At first he finds this humiliating, and in his self-pity determines to be the world's worst bell ringer; but as he encounters the people behind the kettle, his life -- and especially his relationship with his son -- is changed by something as simple as ringing a bell.
The movie is also available now on Blu-Ray and DVD; and is scheduled for nationwide broadcast on UPTV on Saturday, November 30. CLICK HERE to check out the trailer!
Bart Tarman - Friend of The Army in Santa Barbara
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