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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'.

Our Mission Statement

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 the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


William Booth embarked upon his ministerial career in 1852. His crusade was to win the lost multitudes of London to... »Read More

Our Structure

International Headquarters, in London, England, is the international administrative center of The Salvation Army. »Read More


We believe that...

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments were given by inspiration of God... »Read More


The Salvation Army's membership consists of adherents (regularly attending non-members), soldiers... »Read More

Evangeline Booth College

The Evangeline Booth College, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is comprised of three member schools: »Read More

Southern Historical Center

The Southern Historical Center is a comprehensive museum, research facility...
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This site is designed to provide it's users with valuable information about employment...
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Advisory Organizations

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Territorial Soldiers Ideas Needs and Concerns - Guidelines
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