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.

For Such a Time As This

For Such a Time As This

Conference encourages participants to “live right, lead right.”

In the Neighbourhood

In the Neighbourhood

Learning to see Jesus in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Opinion & Critical Thought

Beyond the Birds and the Bees

Beyond the Birds and the Bees

Is sex education best taught at home or in the classroom?

Losing My Religion

Losing My Religion

What to do if your child walks away from the church.

Territorial News

Army Magazines and Website Win 17 Awards

Army Magazines and Website Win 17 Awards

Salvationist, Faith & Friends and Foi & Vie, as well as Salvationist.ca, are recognized by Canadian Church Press.

Northern British Columbia Welcomes Cadets

Northern British Columbia Welcomes Cadets

Two brigades of cadets from the College for Officer Training celebrate Easter at regional congress.

International News

The Salvation Army is #UpForSchool

General André Cox calls Salvationists to sign education petition.

UPDATE: Salvation Army Assists Remote Communities in Nepal

UPDATE: Salvation Army Assists Remote Communities in Nepal

Response team reaches Sindhupal and Ramechhap, assists camps near Kathmandu.

Faith & Friends

Transplanted Love

Transplanted Love

When her ailing cousin, Betty, needed a liver, Elaine came to her rescue.

Film Review: Last Days in the Desert

Film Review: Last Days in the Desert

Just in time for Easter, a new film offers a refreshing look at the Son of God.