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MAJORS SINOUS & MARIE THEODORE
DIVISIONAL COMMANDER & DIVISIONAL DIRECTOR FOR WOMEN'S MINISTRIES
from Haiti, Sinous and Marie Theodore studied at The Salvation Army Territorial
Training College in Kingston, Jamaica and were commissioned as ordained Offices
of The Salvation on June 28, 1981 as Cadets of God’s Soldiers Session with the
rank of Lieutenant.
Marie Theodore was appointed assistant Commanding Officer to the Blue Fields
Corps in Westmoreland (Western Jamaica Division), and then Commanding Officer
of the Morant Bay Corps and Trinityville Outpost in the Eastern Jamaica
Sinous Theodore was appointed as Training Officer at The Salvation Army
Territorial Training College.
were joined together in holy matrimony on July 10, 1982, and welcomed their
first child, Marie Theodine on April 20, 1983 while serving on the College
Staff. Lieutenant Marie served there as
Assistant Home Officer and Librarian.
were transferred in July 1983 to the Cave Mountain Corps in the Western Jamaica
Division to minister. Their second
child, Louise Vanessa was born at Savanna-la-Mar on January 20, 1986 before
they were appointed in Haiti to the Vieux Bourg Corps and Primary School, with
the responsibility for the Lozandieu Outpost and school and primary
school. In July of that same year, they
were promoted to the rank of Captains.
were assigned in July of the following year to the Port-au-Prince Central Corps
(Church) to which was added the Carrefour outpost and pre-school in 1988. As Commanding Officers of the Central Corps,
they automatically became Chaplains to The Salvation Army Children’s and Senior
Citizens’ Homes in Port-au-Prince. During their ministries to that community, they served as spiritual
mentors at The Salvation Army primary and secondary schools in Port-au-Prince.
serving at the Central Corps, Captain Sinous Theodore was appointed as
Divisional Youth and Candidates’ Officer for the Haiti Division in July 1990. On June 12, 1991, their son, Hance Roosevelt
was born in Port-au-Price, Haiti.
July 1991, they were fully appointed at Divisional Headquarters. Captain Sinous Theodore continued with the
youth ministries and assisted with school matters, while Captain Marie Lourdes Theodore
was given the responsibility of League of Mercy Secretary.
July 1993, Captain Sinous Theodore was appointed as Divisional Secretary and
Captain Marie Theodore as Divisional Secretary for Women’s Organizations.
1997, they were appointed to the Barbados Division as Commanding Officers of
the Wellington Street Corps (Church), with Captain Sinous Theodore serving as
the Divisional Secretary as well for the Barbados Division, including St.
Lucia. They were promoted to the rank of
Majors in 2001.
left Barbados in 2003 for Guyana where they were appointed as Divisional
Leaders. In 2011, they were transferred
from Guyana to Trinidad and Tobago as Divisional Leaders of that Division,
including St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada.
2006, Major Sinous Theodore attended The Salvation Army International College
for Officers (I.C.O.) in London, England and Major Marie Theodore
attended in 2011 the Brengle Institute in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
were appointed to Barbados in July 2014, with Major Sinous Theodore being the
Divisional Officer for Business Administration and Major Marie Lourdes
Theodore, Divisional Officer for Women’s Ministries.
March of this year, they were appointed by the Territorial Commander, on behalf
of the General of The Salvation Army as Divisional Leaders of the Barbados
Division, including St. Lucia, which became effective on August 1, 2015.