In 2002, MCM adopted the following mission statement:
All have the right to authentic participation in community. Montreal City Mission enables the journey from exclusion to community.
MCM Values Statement:
Who are we?
We are an open, diverse, inclusive and interfaith community of risk takers which advocates and empowers “from the edge” to those most vulnerable in society.
What do we value and embrace?
We value being a community without borders, a mission without walls...
Nurturing talents and gifts, we make connections through outreach to the wider community by means of our programs and partnerships.
We value social and global justice...
We advocate and use our individual and collective energy, ability, compassion and will to effect change and to adapt to future needs as in “making a difference” and connecting across barriers.
We value empowerment and collegiality...
We challenge ourselves and others and are willing and committed to assist each other in creating a compassionate, empathetic and safe environment.
We value inclusivity, harmony, honesty and respect in our relationships...
We work towards widening the circle of inclusivity and diversity to serve, to act and to love and to be in right relationship with each other.