The Salvation Army's Wisconsin and Upper Michigan Division is located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. It is home to 26 Worship and Community Centers (Corps), 67 service extension units, a camp, as well as multiple homeless shelters, thrift stores and food pantries. Service extension units are branches of The Salvation Army in communities where Corps are not located but service is provided by committees of volunteers. Find locations here .
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Contact us here.
Major Steven Merritt - Divisional Commander | Major Christine Merritt - Director of Women's Ministries
Majors Steven and Christine Merritt were appointed to the Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division in July 2016.
Steven and Christine were both born to Salvation Army officers. They met as children while both families were stationed in Omaha, Nebraska.
They were married in 1986 and were commissioned and ordained in 1993 after attending The Salvation Army College for Officer Training in Chicago.
Prior to the Merritt’s appointment to Milwaukee, they were appointed to the Rockford Temple as Corps Officers.
The Merritt’s have three children Benjamin, Matthew and Abigail.
Additional Officers at Divisional Headquarters