First United Methodist Church- Salem, OH
Sunday Services
8:30 a.m. (in Chapel)   10:45 a.m. (in Sanctuary) 
11:00 a.m. (Hearts on Fire service in Fellowship Hall)

Welcome to Worship!
8:30 a.m. in the Chapel and 10:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary
The Praise Team begins at 10:40. 

 So if you hear music please feel free to come on in!

"Hearts on Fire" begins at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.   

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Summer Sermon Series Begins!
Old Testament: Ezekiel 36: 25-27
New Testament: I Corinthians 6:1-11
"Living in Integrity" - Pastor P. Douglas George (8:30 & 10:45)

"Hearts on Fire"

Proverbs 22:6

"The Hugeness of Vacation Bible School"  Pastor John Fitch (11:00 a.m.)
Pastor George has started a Young Adult Bible Study.  This study will be held each Wednesday evening at the Parsonage.  The study will begin at 7:00 p.m. 
Please plan to join us.

Bible School is planned for June 26th - 30th.  It will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 each evening.  This is a joint V.B.S. and we are hosting it this year.  Volunteers are needed in all areas.  Information sheets are available at the Welcome Center. 
Please plan to volunteer and make V.B.S a great experience!

Our Annual Summer Block Party ("Free for All") is planned for Saturday, July 16th from 1 to 3 p.m.  Broadway Avenue will be closed off for this event.  This is a joint effort between Salem U.M.C. and Emmanuel Lutheran Church.  We are hoping to serve 300 people this year.  Please see Pat Mosley for information on how you can help.  There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board across from the church office.  Please invite family and friends and come and support this event!

Our Youth Group is busy planning a mission trip to Niagara Falls, N.Y. This trip will take place July 29th - 30th.  Please see Jeff Barton for more information on how you can get involved.

Summer Sermon Series!

Pastor George has prepared a great summer sermon series for 2016:

June 26th: "Living in Integrity: The Need of a Savior"
I Corinthians 6:1-11

July 3rd: "Living in our Nation: The Need of a Sanctuary"
Deuteronomy 28:1-16

July 10th: "Living in our Homes: The Need of the Spirit"
I Corinthians 7:17-24

July 17th: Living in Triumph: The Need of a Sacrifice"
II Corinthians 2: 9-17

July 24th: This will be a special day in the life of the Church.  Our youth, under the leadership of Jeff Barton, will bless the congregation with music and Word at the Chapel service (8:30 a.m.).  We will welcome the return of Pastor Wayne and Pat Clark that Sunday with Pastor Wayne preaching at the sanctuary service (10:45 a.m.).  Pastor George will be baptizing their youngest granddaughter, Magdalene Joy, at the Calvin Presbyterian Church in Elwood City, P.A. that morning.

July 31st: "Living in the Church: The Need of a Servant"
I Timothy 5: 16-22

Recorded Sermons are now under "Worship" or "Resources"

244 S. Broadway Ave. Salem, OH 44460 | 330-337-9531 | Fax: 330-337-0278 | email:

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