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: Psalm 81:1-3

New Testament: Ephesians 2:1-9

"The Feast Day"



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

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

Everyone Is Welcome

Verse of the Week:

"Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

Psalm 33:12


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

244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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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.

The annual U.M.W. Rose Breakfast is planned for Wednesday, June 7th at 9 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  This is a free event.  All women of the church and beyond are welcome to attend.  Please sign the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board across from the church office.  Thanks!

Graduation Sunday is planned for Sunday, May 28th.  We will honor our graduates and scholarship recipients that morning.  Please come to celebrate Memorial Day and salute our students all in the same morning!

The Faithful Hearts will be hosting a concession stand the morning of June 3rd for the Super Kids Soapbox Derby.  This events kicks off at 8:30 a.m. on S. Broadway Avenue.

Sunday, June 4th is the Day of Pentecost.  Please join us in worship and wear red that morning as a celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the church.

The next American Red Cross Blood Drive is planned for Tuesday, June 6th from 12-5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please come and give the gift of life.

The "Holy Rollers" will ride on Sunday, June 11th at 2 p.m. We will meet at the Leetonia Trailhead of the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail.  Everyone is welcome.  Helmets are recommended.  Please come!

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.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Happy Memorial Day!)

Pastor John Fitch 

(11:00 "Hearts on Fire")

First United Methodist Church

Salem, Ohio