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: Isaiah 55:6-7

Gospel Lesson: Luke 23:22-25

"Delivered to our Will"

Pastor John Fitch 

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

Pastor John is doing missionary work in Africa this summer.  He will be back in mid-August.  Please pray that God's work be done through him and his wife Krista.



Sunday, July 15, 2018

Everyone Is Welcome

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

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

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

The next Clothes Pantry is planned for Thursday, July 12th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Also, the Clothes Pantry will be a part of Second Saturday's in Salem.  They will be distributing clothing outside in the North Parking lot on Saturday, July 14th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. We are in need of summer clothes.  All sizes and styles will be accepted.

The next American Red Cross Blood Drive is planned for Tuesday, July 31st from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please come and give the gift of life.

Mark your calendars!  We will be observing National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7th from 6 to 8 p.m. The free meal is at 6 p.m. and will be served Luau Style complete with a roasted pig.  Please sign-up today for this event via the bulletin board across from the church office.  The deadline to sign-up is July 24th.  There will be many outdoor activities planned.  Please join us in honoring our local police officers and fire fighters.

Salem First U.M.C. will be hosting the Banquet of Salem on Monday, August 20th at the Memorial Building.  Volunteers are needed!  Please see Connie Sanor of Lynn Popa for more information.

Verse of the Week:

"Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one."

Colossians 4:6