About Us



Corps Officers: Captains Xavier and Heather Montenegro

Business Administrator: Hannah Reynolds

Pathway of Hope/Social Service Director: Melissa Potrawski

Caseworker/Emergency Assistance: Lilibeth Rapley

316 Douglas Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120-4110
Tel: 847-741-2304  |  Fax: 847-741-2311

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.

Vision Statement

The Metropolitan Division is a fully equipped and empowered Army of Christ’s followers passionately and effectively engaged in holistic ministries that are restoring people spiritually, emotionally and physically.