When Can We Return to Worship?

While Governor Abbot has proclaimed that churches can begin holding worship services beginning the first weekend in May, recommendations from the CDC, the ELCA, and our own Gulf Coast Synod are that we continue to remain closed for in-person worship until our community has experienced at least two weeks of decline in new cases. There […]

“Happy Hour” on Zoom

Join Pastor Marvin on Sunday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. as he hosts “Happy Hour” fellowship time on Zoom.  Please check back for a link directly to Zoom. Zoom works best if you have a lap top, tablet or smartphone with a camera, but these things are not necessary.  You can call on your phone and […]

Sunday Morning Service

Sunday morning services will be streamed live on Facebook at 10:30 a.m.  www.facebook.com/SalemEvangelicalLutheranChurch/ Join us! Recorded services will also be posted on YouTube. The channel on YouTube is Salem Lutheran Church Houston

Salem’s Response to COVID-19

March 17, 2020   Greetings in Christ, On recommendation of Bishop Mike, the CDC, the city of Houston and other agencies, the council and I have decided to suspend all in person gatherings at Salem for the next three weeks. We will reevaluate as we near Holy Week and Easter. There will be no Wednesday […]

Wednesday Night Service

Wednesday Mid-Week Lenten Service are streamed live on Facebook at 7:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/SalemEvangelicalLutheranChurch/ Join us!

Time Changes This Weekend!

Be sure to set you clocks forward one hour before going to bed this Saturday, March 7.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Sunday!

Join Us on Our Lenten Journey

Lent begins in the wilderness.  The Spirit guides Jesus into the wilderness where he comes face to face with temptation and struggle.  Yet, in his forty days of fasting, resisting, and wandering, Jesus is shaped and formed for ministry.  Similarly, through the wilderness of Lent, we are invited to surrender to the wild leadings of […]

Salem Keenagers Luncheon – March 12

  Salem Keenagers (those age 50+) will meet in McPhail Hall at St. John’s Presbyterian Church located at 5020 W. Bellfort, on Thursday, March 12, at 11:00 a.m. The Scottish Dancer and Bagpipes from St. Thomas Episcopal Church will provide entertainment   Come, join in the fellowship and have some fun!

Concert: Motherhood more than a Muse – Feb. 23

Grace Song, Inc. presents Motherhood:  more than a Muse A Song Recital with Julia Fox, soprano and Keith Weber, pianist   February 23 4:00 p.m. Salem Lutheran Church 4930 W. Bellfort Houston, TX 77035

Ash Wednesday – Feb. 26

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 7:30 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 […]