What is The Salvation Army?
The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church with its own distinctive governance and practice. The Army's doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God's saving purposes.
Its religious and charitable objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion ... and, pursuant thereto, the advancement of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole'.
Mission statement of the salvation army
The Salvation Army is an integral part of the universal Christian Church.
Its message is based on the Bible; its motivation is the love of God as revealed in Jesus Christ.
Its mission is to proclaim His gospel, to persuade people of all ages to become His disciples and to engage in a programme of practical concern for the needs of humanity.
Its ministry is offered to all, regardless of race, creed, colour, age or sex.
Divisional Vision Statement
BY THE GRACE OF GOD WE WILL:
▪ Dedicate all our energies and resources to developing strategies that build a division that is God glorifying.
▪ Declare faith goals that reflect an agreed agenda for mission and set the Division's direction for the next generation.
▪ Mobilise for mission, as together we strive after personal holiness, seek effectiveness in evangelism and serve human need.
Celebrate our diversity and stand together, united through our shared calling to make disciples of all nations.
"But each one should be careful how he builds. For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ" (1 Corinthians 3:10 - 11)