Salem First United Methodist Church currently has a display of some of our artifacts at the Salem Historical Society.  The exhibit is called "Sunday Go to Meeting".  This exhibit runs from now until October 31, 2017.  Please contact the Salem Historical Society for exhibit times and details.

Community Vacation Bible School is planned for June 25th thru June 29th.  This year St. Paul's Catholic Church will be hosting V.B.S.  Salem First U.M.C. will be serving the meal on Monday, June 26th.  We will be serving Walking Tacos. It's not too late to register for V.B.S.  Registration forms for this free event are located on the table in the Sanctuary outside the church office.

The King's Brass will be in concert on Sunday, July 9th at 6 p.m. at the Salem High School Auditorium.

The "Holy Rollers" have a bike ride planned for Sunday, July 16th at 2 p.m.  We will meet at the Leetonia Trailhead of the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail.  Everyone is welcome.  Helmets are recommended.

Mark your calendars!  The tent revival is planned for July 21st and July 22nd.  Each service is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.  Pastor John Fitch will be our evangelist for this time of spiritual renewal.

The next American Red Cross Blood Drive is planned for Tuesday, August 1st from 12-5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

Our church will be hosting the Banquet of Salem on August 14th.  This meal is served at the Memorial Building in Salem.  Please see Lynn Popa or Connie Sanor for details on how you can get involved in this ministry.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Everyone Is Welcome

Verse of the Week:

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God."

Matthew 5:9

Pastor John Fitch 

(11:00 "Hearts on Fire")

"Now then," said Joshua, "throw away the foreign gods that are among you and yield your hearts to the Lord, the God of Israel."  Joshua 24:23

Phone: (330) 337-9531
Fax: (330) 337-0278
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244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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Salem, Ohio

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

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


First United Methodist Church

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.)

Old Testament: Genesis 14:14-16

New Testament: Ephesians 6:21-24

"Holiness with a Heart"