Salvation Army welcomes new leaders

Salvation Army welcomes  new leaders
August 07
09:30 2020

The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem is pleased to welcome new leaders, Major Andrew and Major Hazel Wiley. They assumed their position on June 29 and are looking forward to getting to know the community and continuing the ministry of The Salvation Army in the Greater Winston-Salem Area. 

The Wileys come to Winston-Salem from Atlanta, Ga., where they served on the staff at The Salvation Army Southern Territory Headquarters. Major Andrew oversaw all social services programs across the southeastern United States, and Major Hazel was the territorial director of Older Adult Ministries. 

Major Andrew is a native of North Carolina and Major Hazel is a native of Maryland. Major Andrew has been a Salvation Army officer for over 36 years, and Major Hazel for more than 33 years. The Wileys have two adult children who both serve in Salvation Army ministry with one serving as the assistant divisional music director for the Georgia division, and the other serving as a lead child care worker at a residential foster care program. 

When asked about their appointment as area commanders for The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem, the Wileys state that they are very excited to be here and are honored to have been selected to lead the Army’s ministry in the Greater Winston-Salem Area.

The couple is responsible for all the church programs and social services at The Salvation Army, including the Center of Hope Family Shelter, the Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club, food pantries in Winston-Salem and Kernersville, emergency assistance services, and churches in Winston-Salem and Kernersville. The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem serves a four-county area that includes Forsyth, Davie, Stokes, and Yadkin counties. 

For more information about the programs and services of The Salvation Army, or to make a donation, call 336-723-6366 or go to 

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem offers many programs including the only emergency shelter for homeless families in Winston-Salem and the only on-site breakfast feeding program in the community. The Salvation Army is a participating United Way agency.  

Connect with us on Facebook at ,  Twitter at and Instagram at The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem is located at 1255 N. Trade St., phone: 336-723-6366.

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