Our mission and vision

Our mission

The Salvation Army has an international mission statement that sets the identity and direction for every command and centre that the Army operates.

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Here in the Philippines, our mission is to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs through evangelical, social and educational ministries. We seek to bring people to a knowledge of and relationship with Jesus Christ. We are motivated to by love to God and compassion for people.

International vision

One Army, One Mission, One Message

One Army
We see a God-raised, Spirit-filled Army for the 21st century – convinced of our calling, moving forward together. We will:

  • deepen our spiritual life
  • unite in prayer
  • identify and develop leaders
  • increase self-support and self-denial

One Mission
Into the world of the hurting, broken, lonely, dispossessed and lost, reaching them in love by all means. We will:

  • emphasise our integrated ministry
  • reach and involve youth and children
  • stand for and serve the marginalised
  • encourage innovation in mission

One Message
With the transforming message of Jesus, bringing freedom, hope and life. We will:

  • communicate Christ unashamedly
  • reaffirm our belief in transformation
  • evangelise and disciple effectively
  • provide quality teaching resources