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Who we are and what we do


Our History

St. John's Citadel, the largest Corps in Canada, is the spiritual home of about 600 families. We have been officially serving in Newfoundland since 1886. Our Corps community is proud of its heritage, and we celebrate the faith of the Salvationists who devoted their lives to ministry and service here in St. John’s.


Mission, Vision, & Values

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Our Mission

The Salvation Army St. John’s Citadel exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Our Values

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.

Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.

Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Our Vision

We are an innovative partner, mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship,building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus


Our Doctrines

We follow eleven core doctrines of faith which form the basis for all our other activities and beliefs. You can read a full list of our doctrines at

Majors Wade and Linda Budgell

Corps Officers

Ern Budgell

Corps Ministry Assistant

Kayla Marsh

Youth Pastor

Meet the Team

Glynn Andrews

Sergeant Major

John Pike

Assistant Sergeant Major

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