Blessing of Animals – Oct. 14

Salem is joining with Grace Episcopal Church, St. John’s Presbyterian Church and Westbury United Methodist Church to host a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 4:00 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church (4040 W. Bellfort).   A collection of pet food will be taken to benefit AniMeals which is in conjunction with Meals on Wheels for […]

Blood Drive – Oct. 28

In an effort to continue hosting blood drives at Salem and St. John’s Presbyterian Church, we are “teaming up” in 2018!  Our next drive is on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Salem’s circle drive.    To make an appointment click www.giveblood.org and use sponsor code 0954. Future blood drives for our churches […]

All Saints Sunday – Nov. 4

Join us for Holy Communion at 10:30 a.m. as we 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 the sacraments — Baptism and Communion — God unites all the faithful on earth and in heaven. […]

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

Theater Repaired from Hurricane Harvey!

We have finally begun to make some visible progress in rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey.  The theater foundation was leveled, some remaining wood paneling and insulation was removed, rigid foam insulation was blown and dry wall was installed and painted.   Company OnStage has a lease on the theater and is currently in production. According to the conditions […]

Salem Serving Day – SATURDAY, Oct. 6

Salem Serving Day is a time set aside for all members and friends to work in our community.   Below are some Q’s & A’s.  If you need additional information, please contact [email protected] When is the event? Saturday, Oct. 6 Worship service is at 9:00 a.m. in the Nave, followed by volunteer service (maps will be […]

Pride Parade Float

Salem is partnering with several other Reconciling in Christ congregations to have a float in Houston’s LGBT Pride Parade.  To prepare for the event several work days are planned.  The first will be on June 3 at 1 pm.  (Please contact the church office for location of this event ([email protected]). The second work day will […]

Clear Plastic Bottles Needed for ELCA Gathering

As part of a large art project being done for the ELCA Youth Gathering, Kindred Lutheran Church is collecting clear plastic bottles. They need the type of bottles where it narrows down to a smaller mouth — like a water bottle.  A Gatorade type bottle will not work as the mouth is almost the same […]

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale Speaker – Jan. 11

The Salem Keenagers (those 50+) meet on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 11:00 a.m. in McPhail Hall at St. John’s Presbyterian Church located at 5020 West Bellfort.    Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale will be the guest speaker at the luncheon.

Advent at Salem

Advent is the beginning of each new liturgical year. Like Lent, Advent is a reparatory season. The word “Advent” is from the Latin “adventus,” which means “coming.” It is a hopeful season of looking forward and preparing for the One who is to come. Advent begins on Dec. 3. There are always four Sundays in […]