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

(8:30 a.m. - Chapel  10:45 a.m. - Sanctuary)

Pastor John Fitch 

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



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

Our U.M.W. will hold their annual Rose Breakfast on Wednesday, June 6th at 9 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  This elegant breakfast is open to all ladies in the church.  U.M.W. members from area churches will be our special guests.  Shirley Griffin will be the speaker that morning and she will be discussing "Vintage Clothing".  Please see Pat Clark or Barb Irwin for more information regarding this free event.

Vacation Bible School is planned for June 10th to June 14th.  This year V.B.S. is at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Salem.  Registration is free and information is available at the Welcome Center.  Please see Lori Brooks for details.

Mark your calendars!  The Tent Revival is set for June 17th, 18th and 19th at 6:30 p.m. each evening.  Evangelist Mark Hoobler will be our guest speaker.  There will be a combined Sanctuary and H.O.F. Father's Day service on Sunday, June 17th at 10:45 a.m. under the tent.  Please join us!

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Graduation Sunday/Memorial Day Observance

Everyone Is Welcome

Verse of the Week:

"Therefore I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me."

Micah 7:7


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

244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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