UP COMING EVENTS
THANKSGIVING POTLUCK LUNCH
As the holiday season approaches, I would love to create a new tradition at Salem. On Sunday, November 24, the church will be hosting a Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch for our children and youth and their families. The lunch will be a time of fellowship for our children and youth here at Salem. The potluck will be held in the dining hall immediately following church service. Please bring enough for your family plus one. A menu will be prepared and printed for families to sign up next to the dish they would like to bring.
*To sign up for a dish, contact Caitlin Craven or the church office.
COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE
Join local community churches as we celebrate what we are thankful for. Tuesday, November 26th at 7 pm we will be meeting at Lebanon Baptist Church in Eastover, N.C. This will be a great night of community for everyone invited! All are welcome!
Our Maranatha service will be held on Sunday, December 1st at 6pm in the dining hall.
Mark your Calendars, more details to come!
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE
Join us on December 24th, for Salem's Christmas Eve service. The service will begin at 6 pm. It will be a great night of worship, fellowship, music, and focusing on the birth of Jesus.
3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
on January 4th, 2020 at 9 am - Till, Salem will be hosting our third Semi-Annual basketball Tournament. It will be a great opportunity for fun, fellowship, and some good competition. The entry fee is 10 canned goods that will go to support our food pantry. If you are interested in participating you can sign up below. Sign up before December 29th so we can hold your spot.
SILVER SNEAKERS EXERCISE CLASS
Silver Sneakers low impact exercise class 9 am -9:45 am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Melody Malcolm leads the class which is designed for older adults. Her mother, Wilma Gamble who celebrated her 89th birthday recently is an inspiration for everyone.
Elvis tunes provide the tempo for the exercises which are designed to improve
flexibility, strength, balance, and general movement. Each person does the
exercises to their ability (whether sitting or standing). Stretch bands, balls, and
weights are used with some of the exercises.
Attendance is not required at each class. Participants may come and go at their leisure. However, any of the participants will assert that the more you can attend
the better you will feel.
Want to participate, just show up on any day that the class meets. Invite your
friends to come and join you. It is open to any person in the community.
WE HAVE A NEW MAILING ADDRESS
We have had a couple of instances of mail being removed from our mailbox which have been reported to the police. While we feel this had been an isolated incidences, we have elected not to take any chances. We have forwarded our mail to the Eastover Mail Depot. This way we have assurance that any mail sent to or from the church will reach its destination. Please note effective immediately to mail any correspondences to:
3947 Dunn Rd., Eastover, NC 28312
Still put the church name or parsonage name on the letter but change the address to the above.
Thank you for your help!
TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY GROUP
Tuesday morning Bible Study Group will move to Upper Fellowship Hall and begin at 9:30 am. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served during a fellowship time from 9:30 - 10. Bible study will begin at 10 and end at 11. New participants are always welcome. Questions, call Sue Black 910-916-1201.
STEPHEN MINISTRY NEWS
With great joy our church will offer Stephen Ministry to members of our congregation and members of our community. These persons are ready to begin their care giving ministry.
If you are struggling and need someone who is filled with faith, compassionate, trustworthy and skilled, I hope you will consider asking for a Stephen Minister. This person will care for you in a confidential manner.
The process for requesting a Stephen Minister is simple. You may contact our Stephen Leader, Sara Piland, and she will begin the steps of assigning you a minister.
Please pray for our Stephen Ministry team. They have answered the call to nurture the needy.
SALEM FOOD PANTRY
Salem’s food pantry offers a wonderful service to many in need in our community. As summer approaches, we find our demands on our pantry will increase. If you are able to donate any of the following items for our pantry needs we would greatly appreciate it. Spaghetti noodles and sauce, Ramen Noodles (Chicken or Beef), Hamburger Helper, Spaghetti O’s, Ravioli, Lasagna, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Mac & Cheese, Cans of Chicken or Tuna, Treet meat, Spam, Vienna Sausage, crackers, children’s juices, children’s apple sauce, jello, and any kind of can foods. Thank you for your continued support!
VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME
Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Volunteer Your Time and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.