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. and 10:45 a.m.)

Old Testament: Job 5:17-23

Gospel Lesson: John 5:1-11, 17-18

"His Hands Make Whole"

Pastor John Fitch 

"How a Christian can Survive in Today's Culture"

Philippians 2:15



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

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

There will be a Concert of Prayer in the Chapel on Saturday, March 2nd at 9 a.m.  This Concert of Prayer is leading up to a Pentecost Retreat to be held at Salem First U.M.C. April 20th and 21st.

Our missions committee will be hosting a Taco themed meal following worship services on Sunday, March 11th.  The proceeds from this meal will go to benefit the camp fund.  The camp fund is used to provide scholarships to send kids to church camp during the summer months.

As we continue in Lent, we will be holding a series of Impact Services.  These services will take place of Wednesday evenings

(March 14, 21, and 28) at 6 p.m. in our Youth Room.  These services will include music, fellowship and testimony.  These services will be led by Youth Director Jeff Barton.  These services are open to anyone of any age.

The Easter Egg Hunt is set for Saturday, March 31st at 10 a.m. in the south parking lot.  It will be moved indoors in the case of inclement weather.  So, please gather up your kiddos and come for the fun and fellowship!

Save the date!  Salem First U.M.C. will be hosting the East Ohio Conference Pentecost Retreat.  This event will be held on Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st.  Dr. Peter Bellini and Dr. Luther Oconer will be the featured speakers and session leaders.

Our men will be traveling to Rally in the Valley on Saturday, April 28th.  The church van will provide transportation to the all day event at the Covelli Center in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sunday, February 25, 2018 

Everyone Is Welcome

Verse of the Week:

"And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new.  And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful."

Revelation 21:5


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