Mission and Values


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

There are three core values of our faith – Salvation, Holiness and Intimacy with God. Rooted in these three values are seven core operational values that guide all aspects of The Salvation Army in Canada & Bermuda.

Compassion: We reach out to others and care for them.

Respect: We promote the dignity of all persons

Excellence: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.

Integrity: We are honest, trustworthy, and accountable.

Relevance: We are committed to the pursuit of innovation and effectiveness.

Co-operation: We encourage and foster teamwork and partnerships

Celebration: We give thanks by marking milestones and successes.

 

 

For a video explaining each of our values, click here.

Mission Matters Most

Mission Matters Most

As they prepare for new IHQ appointments, Commissioners Brian and Rosalie Peddle reflect on their time as territorial leaders.

Run for Your Life!

Run for Your Life!

A Salvation Army program builds bodies and community in Calgary.

Opinion & Critical Thought

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

The Salvation Army has made great strides for women in ministry, but there’s still work to be done.

The Bible With Boots On

The Bible With Boots On

How our first doctrine helps us walk the talk.

Territorial News

Bermuda Divisional Band Holds Festival

Bermuda Divisional Band Holds Festival

Event celebrates Army’s history as a force for the salvation of souls.

Salvation Army Shelter to Display Student Art

Salvation Army Shelter to Display Student Art

Art students partner with Salvation Army shelter to provide comfort and hope.

International News

International Conference of Leaders Ends in Unity and Thanksgiving

Conference filled with rich conversation and debate on issues facing The Salvation Army in the 21st century.

Chief of the Staff Emphasizes Accountability at ICL

Commissioner William A. Roberts calls Salvation Army to higher standards at day six of International Conference of Leaders.

Faith & Friends

Thirty-Three Summers of Service

Thirty-Three Summers of Service

Generations of Salvation Army campers at Jackson’s Point, Ont., have learned that they can rely on Isobel Watkinson.

More Than a Cooking Lesson

More Than a Cooking Lesson

A Salvation Army healthy eating program in Vancouver helps vulnerable newcomers.