SALVATION ARMY WELCOMES NEW RELIGIOUS & BUSINESS LEADERS TO WISCONSIN & UPPER MICHIGAN 12/02/2013
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wauwatosa, WI (February 10, 2013) The Salvation Army welcomes ecclesiastic (clergy) leaders Major Dan Jennings and Major Dorene Jennings to Milwaukee. Major Dan Jennings has been appointed as the new Divisional Commander of the Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division & Major Doreen Jennings has been appointed as the Director of Women's Ministries.
Together, Majors Dan and Dorene Jennings began their officership in 1994 as officers of the Watertown South Dakota Corps; where they served for six years.
A move to Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Divisional Headquarters followed in 2000. The then Captain Dan Jennings was appointed as Divisional Youth and Candidates Secretary and Officer for Leadership Development. Captain Dorene Jennings served as Divisional Youth Secretary, Divisional Community Care and Older Adult Ministries Secretary. In 2004 the Jennings were appointed to the Kansas & Western Missouri Division as Divisional Secretary for Program and Divisional Community Care Secretary and Divisional Volunteer Director, respectively.
Appointments to Territorial Headquarters followed in 2009, along with promotion to the rank of Major. Major Dan Jennings served as Territorial Assistant Secretary for Programming and Major Dorene Jennings as the Territorial Community Care Ministries Secretary and Veterans Administration Volunteer Services Representative.
In February 2011 a unique opportunity came for the Jennings to oversee a new and vibrant ministry. Majors Dan and Dorene Jennings were appointed as Senior Kroc Officer and Officer for Congregational Life of the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Quincy, Illinois. During this time, Major Dan Jennings also gave leadership to the regionalization of the Hannibal, Missouri and Quincy, Illinois service areas.
The Jennings both graduated from Olivet Nazarene University. Major Dan Jennings is an instructor for The Salvation Army Continuing Education Program; teaching Preaching and Worship. Together they share a passion for missions and global ministry.
Major Dorene Jennings is an avid gardener and loves to read; while Major Dan Jennings enjoys woodworking, making fountain pens, riding motorcycles and Kansas basketball.
The Jennings have two daughters and two grandchildren.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org.