Salem Lutheran Church of Montevideo, MN
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.
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: Sunday mornings at 9:30am
1st & 2nd Sundays of each month are a traditional service;
3rd & 4th Sundays of each month are a more contemporary service
Holy Communion: 1st & 3rd Sun. of Every Month
Sunday School: Sept. - May, 8:30am to 9:15am
Sunday School will begin on September 16, 2018!
Salem's Weekday Office Hours:
Mondays: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.;
Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
No office hours on Thursdays
Fridays: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Salem's Daily Schedules
A monthly calendar can be found in Salem's Newsletter.
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1
Sunday, November 18 is our special 'Thanks4Giving' Worship Service: We will share stories and pictures of Salem's ministry in the last year and enjoy singing by Sunday School kids and Hand-bells will ring! Following worship (Nov 18) will be our first 'Fall Festival and Offering, Potluck Dinner' - EVERYONE is welcome! Salem Council will provide the main meat course and others please bring side dishes or dessert. There will also be a kids' activity table!
Salem is updating it's member directory! Please send a current individual or family photo to our e-mail address with your name(s) and main phone number.
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.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 IS OUR SPECIAL 'THANKS4GIVING WORSHIP SERVICE: We will share stories and pictures of Salem's ministry in the last year and enjoy singing by Sunday School kids and Hand-bells will ring! Following worship (Nov 18) will be our first 'Fall Festival and Offering, Potluck Dinner' - EVERYONE is welcome! Salem Council will provide the main meat course and others please bring side dishes or dessert. There will also be a kids' activity table!
NEW BIBLE STUDY GROUP: The group formerly known as the "Salem Women's Luncheon and Bible Study" will now be a Coffee Fellowship Bible Study group, open to anyone - men and women of all ages! This group will meet on the second Wednesday of each month at Salem, at 10:00 a.m.
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UPCOMING MEETINGS, REHEARSALS & GATHERINGS:
SALEM IS UPDATING ITS MEMBER DIRECTORY! Please send a current family or individual photo to our e-mail address with your name(s) and main phone number. Our goal is to be able to print an updated member directory this Fall/Winter. Thank you for your help with this!
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 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 on Sunday mornings at Salem.
AMAZON SHOPPERS: If you are an Amazon shopper, please remember to start at the AmazonSmile homepage (smile.amazon.com) and shop in support of "Salem Lutheran Church of Montevideo." It is really that simple and no extra cost; just shop as you normally would a portion of your purchase will support Salem. Here is a direct link: smile.amazon.com
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).
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.
Thank you to everyone who supported the "Walk to End Alzheimer's" fund-raiser at Salem on Sunday, September 23. Salem member Karla Buseman and her Walk to End Alzheimer's team "Janis' Crew" thanks everyone who donated items to the sale, donated money to the cause, and those who purchased items from the sale. All funds are turned over to the Alzheimer's Association in support of Alzheimer's care, awareness and research.
Thank you to Salem's Sunday School families for a great start to the Sunday School year on Rally Sunday, September 16! Thank you especially to the Sunday School parents who have volunteered to teach throughout the year! There are still some teaching spots open for grade groups 1st & 2nd, and 5th & 6th.
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