Christmas in July!

  Join us for a “Christmas in July” celebration to benefit Braes Interfaith Ministries.  We will be gathering toiletries and diapers (age 6 month through toddler size) beginning July 1 and celebrate July 28th.  Start shopping sales! Items to purchase: diapers (age 6 month–toddler size) shampoo conditioner soap deodorant chap stick lotion floss tooth brushes […]

LGBT Pride Celebration

Salem has partnered with Zion, Celebration, and Kindred this year to sponsor an entry in the 2019 LGBT Pride Celebration. We will have a float in the parade as well as a booth at the festival. When is the Pride Celebration? It is on Saturday, June 22. Plan to be at the float by 6:30 […]

Immigration Changes – July 28

Join on Sunday, July 28, at 4:00 p.m. for our Mercy and Justice Series:  Changes in Immigration. We are very pleased that immigration attorney Javier Rivera and Bishop Michael Rinehart of the the Gulf Coast Synod of the ELCA  who has recently served on the board of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services will speak […]

Journey Through Holy Week with Us!

Palm Sunday — April 14 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. — A palm processional from outside into nave leading into worship. 9:45 a.m. — Palm Exchange at St. John’s Presbyterian Church with parade through the neighborhood — The Three Days — Maundy Thursday — April 18 7:00 p.m. — A community service commemorating the Last […]

Easter Sunday – April 21

Celebrate the risen Christ with us at 10:30 a.m.!  Our Easter Brunch is served from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  All are welcome!  Bring family and friends! (There will be no 8:30 a.m.  service.)

Lenten Soup Suppers

Calling all Chefs and Cooks! Would you like to cook a pot of soup (8-10 servings) for one of our Lenten Soup Suppers?   We would like to have 3 different pots of soup each Wednesday night in Lent (March13, 20, 27, April 3 and 10).   Please pull out your favorite soup recipe and let the office know […]

[email protected]: Houston Forensic Science Center Board Chair to Discuss Importance of Crime Lab Independence on March 3

How the city of Houston’s crime lab went from being arguably the worst in the nation to one of the best will be discussed by Nicole Cásarez, board chair of the Houston Forensic Science Center, at 4 p.m. on March 3 at Salem. Cásarez, who is a professor of communication at the University of St. […]

Ash Wednesday – March 6

A brief devotional service with the imposition of ashes will be offered at noon on Ash Wednesday.  A fuller Ash Wednesday liturgy will be at 6:30 p.m. which will also include the imposition of ashes and Holy Communion. Ashes are a rich symbol rooted in ancient customs and practices of biblical people.  The Bible speaks […]

Christmas at Salem

Christmas at Salem We hope that you can make plans to join us in worship as we praise God for the greatest gift of all, the gift of Jesus! Dec. 24, 7:30 p.m.  Christmas Eve Service  will be a candlelight service with Holy Communion. Dec. 30, 10:30 a.m.  The First Sunday of Christmas we continue our […]

Year-End Matching Funds

There is no formal year-end campaign, but there is still a need for extra giving with an expected deficit of around $100,000.  Special offering envelopes are in the baptistry on the table and the kiosk for extra giving.  An offer has been made to match all year-end gifts up to $60,000.  Please make sure your […]