We provide needed personal care items for the women hosted by our area emergency shelter.
Don’t forget to bring back the complimentary toiletry items you collect as you travel!
The women also need personal care items, such as tissue, cotton balls, toilet paper.
December is Pasta Month!
Pick up a couple of extra boxes as you shop.
Please help us fill the food barrels for those who are needy in our area.
SANTA BREAKFAST & SECRET SHOP
Saturday, December 10
Tickets are $6.00.
Includes breakfast and picture with Santa.
(Adult and Children’s Menu)
Visit the Secret Santa shop
where nothing is over $5.00.
Gift wrapping is free!
Tickets are available in the church office.
The flower calendar for 2017 is now available.
The calendar is on the bulletin board outside the Education Office,
or you may call the church office.
Or you may sign up online by clicking here.
Nov 27 — Advent Festival — 4:30 pm
Love Light Service & Hanging of the Greens — 7 pm
Dec 04 — Coming Home for a Salem Christmas — 6 pm
Dec 11 — Santa Breakfast — 8:30 am-11 am
Dec 11 — Second Sunday Night Worship — 6 pm
Dec 17 — Christmas Caroling to Shut-ins
Dec 21 — Longest Night Service — 6 pm
Dec 24 — Christmas Eve Service — 6 pm
Dec 25 — Christmas Day Service — 10:30 am in the Family Life Center
Dec 27-Dec 30 — Hinton Rural Life Mission Trip
Jan 01 — Worship Service — 10:30 am in the Sanctuary
UMW Love Light Service
Hanging of the Greens
Sunday, November 27
At 7:00 p.m.
Salem UMW will have a Love Light Service and honor or memorialize loved ones followed by Hanging of the Greens
We will put the greens in the Sanctuary and the children and youth will decorate the Chrismon Tree.
Refreshments will follow.
The UMW Christmas Party is Friday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the home of Joe Peabody, Sr. There will be a $5.00 Christmas ornament exchange and please bring a winter hat, scarf and/or socks to donate to Rockdale Emergency Relief.
The UMW will again have the Love Light Service in conjunction with the Hanging of the Greens on November 27 at 7:00 p.m. Candles will be lit in memory of and the outside lights in honor or the names on the honor roll. Donations of $5.00 per name in Honor of or in Memory of. Please submit names before November 21.
Salem United Methodist Church presents an inter-generational Advent Festival
When: Sunday, November 27, 2016
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Where: Family Life Center
Come and join us for our first Advent Festival featuring crafts for all ages, advanced craft demonstrations and a light supper. Afterwards we will process to Sanctuary for the Love Light Service and Hanging of the Greens at 7:00
Admission is a can of food for the local food pantries. Please fill out the form so we can plan for enough crafts and food. Or call the church office, 770-786-6027, to reserve your family.
United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) welcomes all youth from 6th – 12th grades. UMYF meets during the school year. Please see below the schedule of activities for November and December. Come to church, UMYF and Sunday School and invite your friends!
Advent Festival: November 27 from 4:30-6:45. Crafts for children of all ages, advanced craft demonstrations and light supper provided. A can of food for the food pantries is the only admission. Youth are invited to participate in making and/or helping children with their crafts.
Coming Home for Salem Christmas Skit – The youth are participating in a skit for the Coming Home for a Salem Christmas on December 4 at 6:00 p.m. Our dress rehearsal will be Nov. 20 at 4:00 pm.
Hanging of the Greens – Nov. 27. Youth will once again lead the Hanging of the Greens service. We will meet promptly at 4:00 to practice before the Advent Festival.
Ski Retreat – February 20-23, 2017. Signs up are underway. Please sign up and pay $50 deposit. Please make payments due if you have already signed up. We have 5 vacancies if you know someone who would like to go either as a skier or just to hang out. See Carol Rodock for more information.
Progressive Dinner: Dec. 18. We will meet at the church at 5:00 p.m. and progress from host to host to sample the culinary offerings. Please bring a white elephant gift and we will play the exchange game at the last location.
Mark Your Calendars:
Nov. 20 – Dress Rehearsal for the youth skit at 4:00 p.m.; Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov. 27 – Rehearse for Hanging of the Greens at 4:00 p.m.; Advent Festival at 4:30; Hanging of the Greens at 7:00.
Dec. 4 - Coming Home to Salem Christmas – 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 11 – Sunday School Christmas party; Second Sunday Service
Dec. 18 – Progressive Dinner – 5:00 until ?
Dec. 21 – Longest Night Service – 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Service – 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 25 – Christmas Day Service – one service at 10:30 in the FLC
Jan. 1 – Chili Cookoff – 6:00 p.m.
The Church Office seeks to be the hub of information about all activities of the church! Please email your calendar dates and event details to: firstname.lastname@example.org