First United Methodist Church

Salem, Ohio

We are grateful for God's Love and take hope in the Amazing Grace of Jesus Christ


Salem First is a kind, caring congregation that seeks to be in mission. When you attend our services or special events it is our hope that you feel welcomed. We are all in a journey of faith, helping each other see the grace of God, experience the love of Jesus Christ and live in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Wherever you are in your faith journey, whether just starting out or having been at it for awhile, we invite you to come join us at our "Fortress of Faith".

Pastor P. Douglas George

(8:30 A.M. & 10:45 A.M.)

John 19:38-42

"Joseph and the Fence"

Please join us as we partake in the

Elements of Holy Communion.



Pastor John Fitch 

(11:00 "Hearts on Fire")

Job Posting:

Summer Ministry Worker

May 1-August 4

The First United Methodist Church of Salem is looking for a Summer Ministry Worker.  The primary responsibility of this worker will be to lead and direct a daily Christian Ministry in local parks.  Please return a resume, a written Christian testimony and three references.  One of the references needs to be from your pastor. 

Please submit to

8:30 in Chapel & 10:45 AM in Sanctuary | Sunday

11:00 AM- "Hearts on Fire" Fellowship Hall | Sunday

The Men's Rally in the Valley is at the Covelli Center in Youngstown, Ohio on Saturday, April 29th.  We are taking our church bus to the event.  So, if you are interested in going please sign the sign-up sheet located on the bulletin board across from the church office.  Please see Jim Mueller for details.

Time to dust off your bicycle and pump up those tires!  The Salem First United Methodist "Holy Rollers" are gearing up for another season of Fitness, Fellowship and Fun!  We will meet for our first ride of the season on Saturday, April 29th at 1 p.m. at the Leetonia Trailhead of the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Bike Trail.  Everyone is welcome.  Helmets are recommended.  Please see Louis or Cristina Huffman for details.  Please come for the fun!

Please join us for Holy Communion on Sunday, April 30th.  Communion will be served at the 8:30 Chapel Service, 10:45 Sanctuary Service and the 11:00 "Hearts on Fire" Service.  The Peace Ringers will be playing bells at the 10:45 Sanctuary service that morning.

Our Missions Committee has planned a mission trip to the Refuge of Hope Mission in Canton, Ohio on May 3rd.  We will travel there to serve the evening meal and spread Christ's love. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board across from the church office.  Please see Fred Bennett for details.

The annual U.M.W. Rummage Sale is set for Friday, May 12th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, May 13th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Donation items will be received in the Fellowship Hall beginning on May 1st.  Please see Barb Irwin for details.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Everyone Is Welcome

Verse of the Week:

"Rejoice in the Lord always, I will say it again: Rejoice!"

Philippians 4:4


Phone: (330) 337-9531
Fax: (330) 337-0278
Email: ​

244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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