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.)

"What's in Your Hand?" 

​Old Testament: Psalm 70
New Testament: Acts 9:36-43



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

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

Verse of the Week:

"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."

Matthew 11:28


Pastor John Fitch 

(11:00 "Hearts on Fire")


Phone: (330) 337-9531
Fax: (330) 337-0278
Email: ​office@firstumcsalem.org

244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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First United Methodist Church

Salem, Ohio

October 27th -

Trunk or Treat from 5-6 p.m. prior to the Salem Halloween Parade

(North Parking Lot)

November 20th -

A community Thanksgiving Service will be held in the Fellowship Hall at 4:30 p.m.  Pastor John Fitch will be giving the message.  Please come and give thanks to the Lord for your many blessings.

December 4th -

Our children will be presenting their Christmas Program during the Fellowship Meal following services on Sunday, December 4th.  This program is always delightful and should not be missed!

December 4th -

The Annual Choir Festival will be held in the Sanctuary beginning at 3 p.m.  This gathering of local choirs is the perfect way to kick off the Christmas Season!

December 11th -

The annual Faithful Hearts "Cookie Walk" will be held before and after the 10:45 Sanctuary service.  Please come to worship and take home some delicious homemade cookies for your holiday table.

ALPHA Bible Study!

ALPHA is coming in January.  We plan to start this life changing Bible Study on Wednesday, January 4th.  We will meet every Wednesday evening until the program is completed.  This will also serve as our Lenten Study for 2017.  Please see Pastor George for details on how you can get involved in this amazing Bible Study!

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Everyone Is Welcome