Our mission, vision and values

Our mission, vision and values

Our International Mission

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.

Our message is based on the Bible. Our ministry is motivated by the love of God. Our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination.

Our Mission in the United Kingdom Territory with the Republic of Ireland

Called to be disciples of Jesus Christ, The Salvation Army United Kingdom Territory with the Republic of Ireland exists to save souls, grow saints and serve suffering humanity.

Our Vision As disciples of Jesus Christ, we will be a Spirit-filled, radical, growing movement, with a burning desire to lead people into a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, actively serve the community, and fight for social justice.

Our Values

Our identity and God-given mission as disciples of Jesus Christ are shaped by the values of the Kingdom of God. We love God with all our heart, soul, strength and mind, and we love our neighbour as ourselves.

  • We have Integrity in everything we do, being reliable, trustworthy, transparent and honest in our personal and business relationships.
  • We are Accountable to God in every area of our lives and to others in all our dealings.
  • We have Compassion for all people.
  • We are Passionate about unconditionally demonstrating God’s love to everyone.
  • We have Respect for people and planet, seeing the God-given potential in every person and being stewards of the environment.
  • We are Bold in proclaiming the gospel in everything that we do and in fighting for social justice. Read our Doctrines here.

About us

For over 150 years, The Salvation Army has been transforming lives at the heart of communities.

Our faith

The Salvation Army is a Christian Church and charity. Learn more about our faith.

Our leadership

Meet the Territorial Leaders of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Salvation Army Doctrines

Learn about our beliefs and lifestyle, still based on the Scriptures.