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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMC.org) — The Salvation Army’s red kettles and ringing bells are part of the Christmas season. British Methodist preacher William Booth founded the organization in the 1860s, determined to bring lost souls to Christ and care for their basic needs. United Methodist Communications draws on the expertise of Dale Patterson, of the United Methodist Board of Archives and History, for a video on Methodism and the Salvation Army.

Watch the video here