Welcome Bishop Rinehart – Aug. 27

We welcome Bishop Michael Rinehart of the TX-LA Gulf Coast Synod to Salem this Sunday!  Bishop Rinehart will lead us in worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. He will also join us for our Mercy and Justice Speaker Series at 4:00 p.m. Let’s all give Bishop Rinehart a warm Salem welcome!

Vocations Blessing – Aug. 27

As we begin a new school year, we will celebrate and affirm all vocations — our callings from God to serve others and this world in our everyday lives.  So bring your backpacks, your phones, your laptops, your keys or whatever you use in your daily life to serve God so that it can be […]


Due to threatening weather, our Aug. 27th event with DA Kim Ogg has been postponed.   Check back for the rescheduled date.     District Attorney Kim will be speaking at Salem on Sunday, Aug. 27, at 4:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Bail Bond Reform is sorely needed because unfortunately, people with money almost always have […]

Salem Serving Day Collection

Salem Serving Day is an opportunity for every member of Salem (and friends of Salem) to be involved in some act of service during the  morning of Saturday, Oct. 14. Listed below are the items we are collecting for this year’s Salem Serving Day.  Each week we focus on collecting specific items, but you may […]

Hymn Fest – July 16

Are you ready for a fun-filled afternoon?  Join us on Sunday, July 16, at 4:00 p.m. in the nave as we explore “Texas and the ELW” at our Hymn Fest. Check back again for more details

A Celebration of Song – Oct. 29

The Salem Choir, soloists Julia Fox and Robin Angly, and orchestral musicians from HSPVA will present a complete performance of the much-loved and delightful oratorio “GLORIA” by Antonio Vivaldi.  This event is given in “wonder, thanks and praise” as we mark the 500th anniversary of The Protestant Reformation. The words we sing most every Sunday […]

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.