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

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. and will include different projects to […]

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 […]

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 […]