Salem Lutheran Church of Montevideo, MN
Worship Times: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays Summer Worship (May 22 - Sept. 4); 9:30 a.m. Sundays (Sept. - May)
Phone: 320-269-7624; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Scroll down for more information, news & events!
Salem is a Christian congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
We are dedicated to living out and sharing God's grace and forgiveness made known to all through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
No office hours on Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
Salem's Summer Worship Schedule (May 22-Sept 4): Salem will be replacing Sunday worship with Wednesday evening worship to accommodate our members' busy Summer weekend schedules. It is Salem's hope that by holding worship on a weekday evening throughout the Summer, it will be easier for our congregation members to attend worship in the Summer months. Please mark your calendars for WEDNESDAY evening worship at 6:30 p.m., to begin May 22
ELCA Community Vacation Bible School will be hosted by Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo from June 2-6. Open to all kids in Grades PreK-4th. Cost is $10/child ($20 family max). A meal will be served at 5pm (optional) and programming will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Please click here to register.
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: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. (May 22-Sept. 4)
Sundays at 9:30am (Sept-May)
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. - May, 8:30am to 9:15am
Salem's Weekday Office Hours:
Mondays: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Salem's office will be closed on the following dates in recognition of the respective Summer holidays:
Monday, May 27, 2019 (no office hours)
Friday, July 5, 2019 (no office hours)
Monday, September 2, 2019 (no office hours)
Salem's Daily Schedule
A monthly calendar can be found in Salem's newsletter; our newsletter is also made available here on our website.
WEDNESDAY MAY 1
SUNDAY MAY 26 - No Sunday Worship
No office hours on Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
TUESDAY MAY 28
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, and dates/times of Holiday & other special event services.
SALEM'S SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE (MAY 22-SEPT 4):
Salem will be replacing Sunday worship with Wednesday evening worship to accommodate our members' busy Summer weekend schedules. It is Salem's hope that by holding worship on a weekday evening throughout the Summer, it will be easier for our congregation members to attend worship in the Summer months. Please mark your calendars for WEDNESDAY worship at 6:30 p.m., to begin May 22
SALEM'S DAYS/TIMES ON CABLE ACCESS CHANNEL 180
CONGRATULATIONS TO SALEM'S HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AS SHE PREPARES TO GRADUATE: MACKENZIE HOIDAL!
MONTEVIDEO COMMUNITY VBS: VBS (Vacation Bible School) will be hosted by Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo on June 2-6. Each night, a meal will be served at 5 p.m. (optional) and programming will be from 5:30 - 7:30p.m. All PreK - 4th Grade students are welcome to attend; cost is $10/child (family max of $20). Please click here to register online, or you may stop into Salem's office for a paper registration form.
SALEM'S ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL: Please save the date- Tuesday, June 18, for Salem's annual Ice Cream Social.
SALEM IS SELLING BRANDED APPAREL: Please contact Salem or stop into the office for more information about ordering!
'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.
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 (email@example.com).
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, REHEARSALS & GATHERINGS:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Poster information corrections: Programming concludes at 7:30 p.m. each night and max family cost is $20
Thank you to everyone who helped 'Salem and Friends' RELAY on Friday, May 17th at the 2019 Chippewa Yellow Medicine Counties Relay for Life in Montevideo. A special thank you goes to our team captain, Carol Westberg, for all of her organizing and fundraising efforts over the last year. We also want to recognize Ann Nordstrom for selling the most luminarias. Thank you to all of our team members, everyone who walked with us, and all those who made purchases or donations through us for the American Cancer Society. Salem raised about $2,100 this year and qualified as a "bronze donor."
Thank you to Allan VanRavenswaay of Hope Reformed Church in Montevideo for joining us at Salem on Sunday, May 5 to speak about mission work in Haiti.
Our Sunday School year came to a close on Sunday, May 5 - we want to thank all of our students for another great year and thank you to our Sunday School parents for teaching!
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