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Vision, Mission and Values

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National Vision Statement

Wherever there is hardship or injustice,
Salvos will live, love and fight alongside others
to transform Australia one life at a time
with the love of Jesus.

National Mission Statement

The Salvation Army is a Christian movement dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus. We share the love of Jesus by:

Caring for people
          - Being there when people need us most
          - We offer care and compassion as a sacred encounter with transformative potential

Creating faith pathways
          - Taking a holistic approach to the human condition that values spirituality
          - We graciously share the Good News of Jesus and grow in faith together

Building healthy communities
          - Investing ourselves in relationships that promote mutual flourishing
          - We find the wholeness God intends for us in community

Working for justice
          - Tackling the social systems that harm creation and strip away human dignity
          - We join God’s work to build a fairer world where all can thrive

National Values

Recognising that God is already at work in the world, we value:

          - Being honest and accountable in all we do

          - Hearing and responding to pain with love

          - Affirming the worth and capacity of all people

          - Embracing difference as a gift

          - Creating partnerships in mission

Our Commitment
          - We commit ourselves in prayer and practice to this land of Australia and its people, seeking reconciliation, unity and equity

The Salvation Army acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present.