Category «pastor’s desk»

A Necessary Decision

Hello Everyone,Recently our Church Council decided by consensus that we would be holding off on in-person worship until after the holidays on Jan. 10th.Yes, we know that other churches might not be taking such precautions, but we do believe the possible risks and difficulty with managing mitigation efforts serve to do this nonetheless.We pray that …

Re-Opening the Church Building

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am writing to you today to let you know that the leadership of Salem United Methodist Church has voted to allow our church building to be reopened on Sunday, October 4, 2020 for the 9 AM service. After six months of attempting to contain of the spread of COVID-19 …

Moving Forward

First, thank you for being extremely patient and understanding as we continue to decide and plan how to move forward as a local Body of Christ. All of us have missed meeting together and worshiping together for these past four months. We have needed to learn new ways of living through this time together and …

Psalm-A-Week: Psalm 1

Prayer: Father, Thank you for not letting me continue to live as those who do not believe in your love and grace. Thank you for blessing my life as I continue to walk in your counsel and in your ways. Help me to continue to receive joy as I meditate on your Word. Please, Lord, …