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West Midlands Division
United Kingdom Territory

The Salvation Army Corps
(C/o The New Baptist Church)
Derby Street,
Burton upon Trent.
DE14 2LE
Tel. 01283 517116

Commanding Officer :

Majors Michael & Carole Loveridge

Tel. 01283 563627

Everyone is welcome to join us.
You do not have to be a member of
the Salvation Army
or wear a uniform.
Worship meetings ever Sunday at 10am & 5pm
crestThe Salvation Army opened fire in Burton
        in 1886 as Corps number 827.

We are a thriving Corps serving the town and surrounding community.
we have 117 soldiers and 42 adherents on the roll.

How to find us in Burton

  • There is a variety of activities going on at our Corps,
    click here for the Weekly Programme.
  • Our aim is to show practical concern and care for the needs of people regardless of race, creed, status, colour, sex or age.
  • Our social/welfare work in Burton and the surrounding communities includes :
    • Hosting a drop-in Soup Kitchen,
    • Supplying food parcels and clothing for those in desperate need,
    • and at Christmas time, 'toys' for disadvantage families.
  • We have been in our present building since 1948,
    Take a look at our Corps History
  • The hymn tune 'Mosley Street' which is named after the address of our hall
    was composed by Bramwell Houghton.

The Musical Sections

The Senior Band (Brass Band) of 16 members and Songster Brigade (Adult Choir) of 18 members, perform every Sunday during the meetings, to accompany the hymns, enhance the meetings and bring the message of Our Lord.
(note :- statistics as of April 2012)
Throughout the year the Band & Songsters with the assistance of the Senior Timbrel Group, also perform outside of our place of worship, at other churches, nursing homes, hospitals, fetes and garden parties etc. as a form of evangelism.

Mission Statements

Mission Statement of Burton Corps
The Burton Citadel Corps of the Salvation Army is a Christian fellowship who meet to worship God, believing that the Holy Spirit will enable an individual to grow continually in the faith and use fully their gifts and talents in his service.

Our aims are :

  1. to provide both a place for friendship and worship of God for all regardless of race or circumstances.
  2. to communicate the gospel of Jesus Christ and to bring others to acceptance of Jesus as their personal Saviour.
  3. to provide wherever possible practical help and understanding to those in need.

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.


Wheel chair access.
Overhead Projection.
Large Print Song Books and Bibles Available.