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244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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Salem, Ohio

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

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

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The next American Red Cross Blood Drive is set for Tuesday, September 25th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please come and give the gift of life.

Cub Scout Pack 2 will begin for the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30 p.m.  Please see Mike Popa for information regarding registering your child.

A.L.I.C.E. Training is planned for Saturday, September 29th at 9 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  This training will be building specific.  It will be conducted by a Salem Police officer.  Lunch will be served following the training.  Please see Nancy Miller or Pastor George for more information.

The dates for the free Clothes Pantry are: October 11th, and October 25th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the balcony.  The Clothes Pantry will also be participating in Quakerfest on Saturday, October 13th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the North Portico.  There will also be pumpkins and cidar and donuts.

The annual Boy Scout Troop #2 Spaghetti Dinner is set for Saturday, October 20th in the Fellowship Hall.  They will serve from 4 to 7 p.m.  Carry Out is also available.

Trunk or Treat is planned for Thursday, October 25th from 5 to 6 p.m. in the North Parking Lot.  This event is held prior to the Community Parade.  We need a minimum of 10 trunks to make this event possible.  Please sign-up today and indicate your Bible theme.  Set up for the event begins at 4:30 p.m. on October 25th.


First United Methodist Church


Everyone Is Welcome

Verse of the Week:

"Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established."

Proverbs 16:3

Pastor P. Douglas George

Old Testament: Psalm 27:1-9

Gospel Lesson:Acts 19:11-20

"Second Hand Smoke"

Pastor John Fitch 

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

"Understanding God through what He has made"

Romans 1:20

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".