Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church
Nestled in the Shenandoah valley, we are a church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. This faith comes through the good news of Jesus Christ and gives us the freedom and the courage to wonder, discover and boldly participate in what god is up to in the world. Welcome to a community of faith that is warm, inviting, and eager to follow where the holy spirit leads. During this time of social distancing we are gathering every Sunday morning in the church parking lot to receive our worship message over FM radio, with the Pastor and assistants delivering the message from our picnic shelter. Summer worship time begins at 10:00 AM; please come to share this time with us.
We are planning to begin holding worship in the Imagine Center on October 11th. There will be a welcome table as you enter where you may pick up a bulletin before entering. We will have a basket for your offering. Also on the table will be hand sanitizer and...
I consider myself a patient person. Most of the time, I think I’ve been fairly good on the “patience scale” when it comes to being a father, pastor, fisherman, and Washington football fan. But one area where I’ve never had much patience is learning a musical...
What to expect on Sunday morning
When do we worship together?
How should I dress?
What is worship like?
Can I take communion?
Will my children be welcome in worship?
“Faithful participation in society is integral and vital to the mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America”
As children of God and followers of Jesus, each of us is a part of the body of Christ and individually members of it. For the sake of God’s mission and ministry, God’s people gather together to share their gifts and to work together to share in God’s mission to love and bless the world.