NEW Adult Class Begins Oct. 27!

  Beginning on Reformation Sunday, Oct. 27, we will begin reading and discussing Lenny Duncan’s book, “Dear Church:  A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the U.S.”  Lenny address several concerns regarding theological and structural issues that continue to keep the ELCA the whitest denomination in the United States.  This […]

Set Your Clocks Back Nov. 2!

Remember to set your clock back one hour before going to bed on Saturday, Nov. 2, so you will have have an extra hour of sleep before coming to celebrate all the saints in our lives on All Saints Sunday!

All Saints Sunday – Nov. 3

The festival of All Saints calls us to rejoice in all the saints: those who have died and now rest in Christ, those who live now, and those yet to come. We are reminded that in holy baptism God unites all the faithful — in our church on earth and in heaven. A special service […]

Stephen Ministry is Forming at Salem!

Stephen Ministry is a Christ-centered, confidential one-on-one active listening ministry serving adult individuals experiencing a crisis such as the loss of a loved one, significant relationship, job, health, etc.  It was active here at Salem in the 1990s. Due to a renewed interest, it is returning to Salem this fall under the guidance of Pastor […]

Salem Serving Day Collection Is Underway!

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. 12. Listed below are the items we are collecting for this year’s Salem Serving Day. We are collecting material and supplies for lap quilts.  The quilts […]

Salem Serving Day – Oct. 12

“What is Salem Serving Day?” Salem Serving Day is a day that is set aside for every person in the congregation to participate in some form of service activity in and around the community. Salem Serving Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. We will be doing the following […]

Blood Drive – Aug. 25

Since we have teamed up with St. John’s Presbyterian Church we have had wonderful drives at each church.  On Sunday, Aug. 25, St. John’s will be hosting the next drive.    To make an appointment, visit the Blood Center and use sponsor code 0677.  [St. John’s is located right next door to Salem at 5020 W. Bellfort.] Those who […]

Fall Choir Starts Aug. 28th

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 […]

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 […]