About Worship at Salem
Each Sunday, we have a worship service at 9:30 a.m. followed by coffee fellowship in our social hall. With a yearly average Sunday worship attendance of around 100, Salem is a place where you will get to know people and they will get to know you.
The Sunday Volunteer list is posted to the daily schedule on our home page; click here to redirect to our homepage.
Below is Salem's typical monthly worship schedule:
When there is a fifth Sunday of the month, those will be dealt with individually.
Every Sunday is different! And there are many unique services throughout the year as well! Our Sunday morning worship services are at 9:30 a.m. and we hold worship on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. during Lent and for select Holidays. Below are dates of other Holiday and special services:
Rally Sunday (1st Day of Sunday School):
Members of Salem take turns serving Sunday morning coffee, serving at funerals, and other events through assignment to a SOS (Servants of Salem) Family. There are three SOS "families" and each family is assigned certain serving tasks for the duration of three years. Refer to a Salem SOS Booklet (available in the church office) for more information.
Milestones take place during the school year as a special part of the worship service. Together with their parents and the congregation, children (babies-High School Seniors) are recognized for having reached a special milestone in their life of faith. There is usually a special gift associated with each Milestone.
Salem E-Offering Available:
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!
About Sunday School at Salem
On Sundays in September-May, Salem offers Sunday School at 8:30a.m. for children age 3-Grade 6. Our Sunday School calendar coordinates with the Montevideo Public School's calendar, so Sunday School is not held during school vacations.
First day of Sunday School (Rally Sunday) for Fall 2018 is September 16
To register for the 2018-19 Sunday School year, please click the grey "Sunday School Registration" button above.
Confirmation classes begin in the Fall of the 7th Grade year and students are Confirmed in the Spring of the 9th Grade year.
Click here for more information about how we do Confirmation education.
SCHEDULE & CLASSES
At 8:30 a.m., children meet in the Sanctuary with Pr. Matt for music and a Bible lesson. At 8:45 a.m., children go to their classes which are taught by parent volunteers. At 9:30 a.m., worship begins and parents are reminded that it is important for their family to worship together regularly in addition to attending Sunday School.
Throughout the year, each Sunday School grade participates in a special faith learning/recognition event called a Milestone.
Salem's Sunday School students practice and perform a Christmas Program each year. Practices take the place of a Sunday School lesson for about 1 month. This year (2018), Christmas Program Practice will begin on November 11. The performance will take place during worship time (9:30 a.m.) on Sunday, December 16.
SUNDAY SCHOOL REMINDERS
Sunday School will begin on September 16, 2018
As part of the continued effort to improve communication, Pr. Matt has added the option of "remind texts" as a way of getting important messages about Sunday School out to you.
• Reminders (singing in worship, milestones, etc.)
• Teacher ill, help needed
In order to take part in this, you need to do the following:
Text this: @salemsu
To this number: 320-334-2145
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
A Community Vacation Bible School was hosted by Our Savior's Lutheran Church on June 3 - 7 (2018), at 5-8 p.m. for grades K-4 (completed). The theme was "Splash Canyon."
Salem's 2018-19 Sunday School Calendar will soon be posted here.
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