Salem Lutheran Church of Montevideo, MN
Worship Time: Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Phone: 320-269-7624; E-Mail: email@example.com; Scroll down for more information, news & events!
Salem is a Christian congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Our mission is to bring the message of Jesus Christ to our members and the community through preaching, teaching, evangelism and service.
Adult Bible Study Sessions, lead by Pastor Matt, begin on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Salem Sunday School begins on Sunday, September 15 at 8:30 a.m. - parents are asked to also attend on the 15th
CLICK HERE TO OPEN OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHING SIGN-UP SHEET! Sunday School parents and any confirmed member may sign-up to lead a class!
Noisy Offering on Rally Sunday: We did not have noisy offering in August, we will be doing it 2x in September, on the 15th and 29th
Please note the slight change in office hours; see hours below
Salem has paired with Vanco to make giving easier! Click the button above to open Salem's online giving page. Vanco receives a small fee for providing the service. Thank you for your stewardship!
Salem Contacts & Schedules
Salem's Pastor is Pastor Matt Philaya. Reach him at Salem's number; his cell number is provided on the answering machine for emergencies when no one is available to take your call at Salem.
Worship: Sundays at 9:30am
1st & 2nd services of each month are a traditional service;
3rd & 4th services of each month are a more contemporary service
Holy Communion: 1st & 3rd service of every month
Sunday School: Sept. - April, 8:30am to 9:15am
2019-20 1st Day of Sunday School: September 15
2019-20 1st Day of Confirmation: September 11
Salem's Weekday Office Hours:
Mondays: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Salem's office will be closed on the following dates:
Friday, October 18 (no office hours)
Friday, November 29 (no office hours)
Tuesday, December 24 (no office hours)
Wednesday, December 25 (no office hours)
Wednesday, January 1 (no office hours)
Click the grey button above to view Salem's latest worship bulletin.
Salem's Daily Schedule
A monthly calendar can be found in Salem's newsletter; our newsletter is also made available here on our website.
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 3
Below is Salem's latest newsletter.
Scroll down to see more information in the SLC Announcements column!
WORSHIP & EDUCATION NEWS:
Click here to open our Worship & Education page with more details about Salem worship, Sunday School and Confirmation
FIRST DAY OF SUNDAY SCHOOL: SEPTEMBER 15 8:30AM
Rally Sunday (Sept. 15) Milestones: 3yr. olds entering Sunday School and 7th Graders entering Confirmation. There will be an all-student back to school blessing during worship.
ROLLing into Rally Sunday: The Christian Education Committee is excited to kick-off the new year will 'Rolling into Rally Sunday' on September 15. Please contact Heather G. if you would be willing to help by making rolls, serving at fellowship or cleaning up after fellowship: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOISY OFFERING ON RALLY SUNDAY: We did not have noisy offering in August, so we will be doing it 2x in September, on the 15th and 29th
SALEM CONFIRMATION: Salem confirmation classes for grades 7-9 will begin with orientation on Wednesday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m. Students, parents and mentors are all asked to attend on orientation night. Confirmation will meet on Wednesday evenings at Salem at 6:15 p.m.; a meal is provided at 6:15 p.m. and class time will follow. Please click the link provided below to view Salem's 2019-20 confirmation class schedule:
Milestone for 8th Grade: There will be an 8th Grade Milestone on Sunday, September 22. Students and parent(s) or other able adult family member should attend a short class with Pr. Matt at 8:45 a.m. on the 22nd. A blessing will also take place during worship time.
PASTOR MATT WILL BEGIN LEADING ADULT BIBLE STUDY AND DISCUSSION SESSIONS ON WEDNESDAY EVENINGS AT 6:30PM BEGINNING WED. SEPTEMBER 18
SALEM'S DAYS/TIMES ON CABLE ACCESS CHANNEL 180
SALEM'S CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE IS CALLING FOR MORE MEMBERS: Please contact the Salem office if you are interested in joining this group!
PASTOR MATT IS IN SEARCH OF TWO USED FLAT SCREEN TVS (ANY SIZE) TO BE USED FOR CONFIRMATION
'THE TABLE' IS A MINISTRY OF SALEM! The Table is a free community breakfast at Salem on the last Saturday of every month, 8:30 - 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome! The Table is also looking for volunteers to help prepare and serve the meals. Click here to open our "Community" page to see what dates volunteers are needed. Sign-up by contacting Salem's office, or use the sign-up sheet provided at Salem on Sunday mornings.
FERMAN WOODBERRY, FRIEND OF SALEM AND FORMER SALEM EMPLOYEE, ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF SWMN SYNOD! CLICK HERE TO VIEW ARTICLE AND VIDEO.
SALEM AND FRIENDS RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM CAPTAIN: Salem and Friends Relay for Life team is looking for a new team captain as our current team captain, Carol Westberg, would like to retire from this role. Carol is happy to help train and guide the new captain, or co-captains. If you are interested in more information about fulfilling this role, please contact Carol: email@example.com
AMAZON SHOPPERS: Many of us do some (or all) of our shopping online, and shopping with Amazon allows you to complete your shopping list AND help Salem (or other non-profits) for no extra cost to you! All you need to do is start at the AmazonSmile homepage (smile.amazon.com) and choose to shop in support of "Salem Lutheran Church of Montevideo" and a portion of your purchase price will be donated to Salem!
SALEM PRAYER CHAIN: The Salem Prayer Chain is a volunteer group of Salem members who pray by request for the needs of others. Prayer requests may be for yourself or someone else, and may be for healing or other challenges in life. Requests can remain anonymous if you wish, and privacy of individuals is always respected. Please contact Ruby Flickinger at 269-2220 or 226-8591 with any requests you may have. This is different from the Sunday prayers listed in the bulletin. To be included in the Sunday prayers, please call the Salem office (269-7624) or e-mail us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
HOMEBOUND VISITS: If you are interested in visiting our homebound, others who would like a visit, or if you yourself would like a visit, please contact Robin Schwaegerl at 269-7576 or Meredith Brown at 269-5676.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & GATHERINGS:
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