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: Genesis 6:9-13

Gospel Lesson: Matthew 11:11-15

"Holy Violence"

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 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.  Set up for the event begins at 4:30 p.m. on October 25th.  This is a great ministry opportunity and we are appreciative of those that are working hard to make this event happen.

Collection for Operation Christmas Child is underway.  The items list is located in the Sanctuary.  Packing Day is Sunday, November 11th.

Hanging of the Greens is planned for Saturday, November 17th at 9 a.m.  Please come help us decorate the church for the Advent/Christmas season.

The Community Thanksgiving Meal is planned for Thursday, November 22nd.  It will be held at the Memorial Building in Salem.  Volunteer and food lists are in the church office.  Please see Nancy Miller for more information.

Sunday, October 21, 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: ​office@firstumcsalem.org

244 S. Broadway Ave. 
Salem, OH 44460
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First United Methodist Church

Salem, Ohio