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.

Prepare the Way

Prepare the Way

Recovering the spirit of Lent.

Journey to Forgetfulness

Journey to Forgetfulness

When a loved one has Alzheimer’s, the diagnosis affects the entire family.

Opinion & Critical Thought

Better to Give

Better to Give

Is it time for a generosity pulse-check?

Reality Check

Reality Check

Do we airbrush our image?

Territorial News

600 Young People Attend Music Festivals

600 Young People Attend Music Festivals

YP bands, choirs and timbrel brigades from Ontario Central-East Division gather for annual festivals.

Territorial Commander Makes First Visit to Alberta

Territorial Commander Makes First Visit to Alberta

Tour includes stops in Calgary and Edmonton.

International News

International Day of Prayer for Children 2015 Resources Now Available

International Day of Prayer for Children 2015 Resources Now Available

Annual day of prayer to take place on March 29.

150 Days until The Salvation Army’s 150th Anniversary

150 Days until The Salvation Army’s 150th Anniversary

March of witness along The Mall confirmed as the culmination of the celebrations.

Faith & Friends

Role Reversal

Role Reversal

When David Akers’ daughter was diagnosed with a tumour, the NFL star’s faith was tested as never before.

Full Circle

Full Circle

Just when I thought I’d lost everything—faith, livelihood, a future—I found The Salvation Army.