Ascension Day – May 25

Ascension Day, the 40th day of Easter, is observed this year on Thursday, May 25.  On this day we remember the account of Jesus’ ascension into heaven as told at the end of Luke’s Gospel, and again in the opening chapter of the book of Acts. The ascension account has often had Christians wondering about […]

Wear RED on June 4

Pentecost Sunday is on June 4.  The color for the day is red, and our Worship and Music Committee urges you also to wear red that day. Ten days after the Ascension and 50 days after Easter comes Pentecost.  We often called Pentecost the birthday of the Christian Church and celebrate the coming of the […]

Blood Drive – June 11

The next blood drive at Salem will be on Sunday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the blood mobile on the circle drive. The number one excuse for not donating is “No one asked me to!” so we need Salem members to sign up and ask friends and family to donate. It’s easy to […]

Partnering with a School – May 7

Join us on Sunday, May 7, at 9:15 a.m. as Michael Kraxberger from Loving Houston will be with us to present the Case for Action and what a church can do to partner with a school.  Our Social Ministry Committee would like to partner with a local elementary school for the 2017-18 school year by […]

Pastor Marvin’s Installation

  Please join us on Sunday, April 30, at 4:00 p.m. as Pastor Tracy Braeshears-Shultz, the Dean of the Central Houston Conference of the Gulf Coast Synod, will install Pastor Marvin Havard as Salem’s Pastor.  All clergy are invited to attend and process.  Following the installation, refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall.

Easter Message from Bishop Eaton

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) shares an Easter message.  Please click on the following link:  Easter Message  

Holy Week and Easter at Salem

Palm Sunday (8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.) – Celebrating Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem TRIDUUM Maundy Thursday (7:30 p.m.) – Remembering Jesus’ command to love one another, his Last Supper and his arrest.  This begins our Triduum (The Three Days)  Good Friday Tre Ore (12:00 noon) – A three-hour service which focuses on the words […]

Pastor Marvin Havard

On Sunday, Feb. 12, our congregation overwhelmingly voted to issue a call to Pastor Marvin Havard!  We look forward to his arrival at Salem in April.

Wednesday Evenings in Lent

Each Wednesday evening in Lent we gather for Evening Prayer (Compline) at 7:30.  Our Lenten theme this year at Salem is “At the Crossroads.”  Our evening prayer service will include a dialog with a Biblical character that reveals in some way how Christ and his cross lead us to decide the path of God’s will […]

Meet and Greet Pastoral Candidate – Feb. 11

After seven long months of work by the Call Committee and after meeting with Church Council on Jan. 22, the Call Committee and Council are unanimous in their recommendation of an outstanding candidate for Call to our ministry. The next step in the process is to introduce the candidate to the congregation at an informal “Meet […]