UP COMING EVENTS
FOOD, FELLOWSHIP, AND FAMILY GATHERINGS
Food, Fellowship, and Family gatherings will be held at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm. We gather on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. These events will focus on drawing closer as a church family, community, and family. Come join us for good food, fellowship, and an opportunity to grow closer in community. Especially highlighting participation from our children and youth. Our vision is to draw interest from our Smash and Preschool ministries. Our simple meals will be prepared and minimally priced geared toward families. Our staff will be present for these gatherings in an effort to increase our children and youth participation.
Please come out and support this ministry. We look forward to good times together.
$6.00 per adult $3.00 for children (12 and under)
ANNUAL BBQ FUNDRAISER
Friday, February 28th Salem will be hosting its annual BBQ fundraiser. Join us for some good food, fellowship, and opportunities to serve.
Plates will be served from 11:00am - 6:30pm
Tickets are $8.00
Join us on the second and fourth Fridays of the month for Open Gym! We will have the gym open for basketball from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Invite your friends, family, and your neighbors! It's a great opportunity to build a community.
All are welcome!
MAUNDAY THURSDAY SERVICE
Join us for our Maunday Thursday service. We will be celebrating the Last Supper and remembering the meaning behind that night. The service will begin at 7:00 pm.
Join us for our Palm Sunday Service at 11:00 am on Sunday, April 5th. We will be celebrating the Triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and the impact this week made on Easter.
Join us for our sunrise service on April 12, at 7:00 am. It will a time of celebration and fellowship as we praise the risen King. We will meet in our dining hall after the sunrise service for breakfast.
Join us for our Easter Service. We will be celebrating the risen King! The service begins at 11:00 am. We would love to have you join us!
PENTECOST IN THE PARK
We will be having our Pentecost service at the Eastover Ball Park. We will be meeting at 11:00 am on May 31st. Come join us for service at 11:00 am with Lunch to follow immediately after the service.
In the event of inclement weather we will be hosting Pentecost in the Park at the Salem United Methodist Church Gym.
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.