The Salvation Army Pontiac Corps Community Center Welcomes New Officers
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (March 8, 2021) — The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division is pleased to announce new officers to the Pontiac Corps Community Center.
Captains Will and Larisha Richardson serve as administrators and pastors overseeing business operations, programs, ministries and social services. Their pastoral responsibilities include preaching and visitation at the corps.
Both graduated from The Salvation Army College for Officer Training, located in Chicago, in 2012, where they cultivated their knowledge, capabilities, spirit and character to sustain and advance the mission of The Salvation Army at the community level.
"We look forward to serving as a resource for the community, as well as a light of hope for all those who walk through our doors,” said Captain Will Richardson. “We seek to help this community continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and provide consistent services for anyone who needs us.”
Prior to this appointment, Captains Will and Larisha Richardson served as the Midtown Corps Officers and Regional Social Services Chaplains for the Midland Division. The Richardsons have served as officers for nearly nine years and reside in Waterford Twp., Michigan.
The Salvation Army Pontiac Corps Community Center is located at 469 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Pontiac. For more information, visit salmich.org.
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Founded by William and Catherine Booth in London, England in 1865, The Salvation Army is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to serving people in need without discrimination. This past year, The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit was involved in providing 2,535,013 meals and 579,920 nights of shelter for the homeless. The Salvation Army uses $.87 of every dollar raised to provide direct services to people in need each and every day of the year. For more information about The Salvation Army, please call 877-SAL-MICH, or visit us at salmich.org.