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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.

A Healing Place

A Healing Place

The Salvation Army and an Indigenous correctional facility partner to restore women’s lives.

Our Priority … the People!

Our Priority … the People!

Partners in Mission spotlights Latin America North Territory.

Opinion & Critical Thought

Rising from the Ashes

Rising from the Ashes

The journey to Easter begins on Ash Wednesday.

How Beautiful

How Beautiful

Bringing good news through the Partners in Mission campaign.

Territorial News

Salvation Army Thrift Stores Pass Christmas Donation Goal

National Recycling Operations raises more than $160,000 in 2015.

Booth University College Announces Appointment of Next President

Booth University College Announces Appointment of Next President

Dr. Marjory Kerr to become fifth president of Booth, effective July 1, 2016.

International News

Video Shows Salvation Army Refugee Response in Norway

Video Shows Salvation Army Refugee Response in Norway

Raufoss Corps provides assistance and a place of community for refugees and asylum seekers.

General’s Visit to India a Time of Joy, Challenge

General’s Visit to India a Time of Joy, Challenge

Thousands gather to worship and praise God as General André Cox encourages Salvationists to tell the world how they have been transformed by God.

Faith & Friends

It Takes Two

It Takes Two

I was disappointed when my husband spent his day off doing chores instead of being with me. But was I any better?

Life Changer

Life Changer

Years of abuse led Jay Kivell down the path of drug addiction. But a new life was waiting for him.