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

Old Testament: Numbers 24:15-19

Gospel Lesson: Matthew 2:1-12

"Herod in Your Life "

Pastor Doug George

Pastor John Fitch 

(11 a.m. "Hearts on Fire")

Luke 2:16

"And they came in haste, and found

Mary and Joseph and the Babe

lying in a manger"



8:30 a.m. in Chapel & 10:45 a.m. in Sanctuary | Sunday

11:00 a.m. - "Hearts on Fire" Fellowship Hall | Sunday

Monday, Dec 17 is the UMW cookie delivery day for shut-ins.  Any cookie donations should be at the church by Sunday the 16th.

Saturday, Dec. 22 Hearts of Fire will be  doing Outreach Christmas Caroling from 1pm-3pm.  Meet at Church, car pool out together.  This is a church wide event. All are WELCOME!!


6:45 pm - Prelude

7:00 pm - Service

11:00 pm - Acoustic Service

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Everyone Is Welcome

Verse of the Week:

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"

Philippians 4:13


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

244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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