Salem United Methodist Church
Serving our community for over 200 years making disciples for Christ

Serving our community for over 200 years making disciples for Christ

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A Note From Our Pastor

Posted on March 26, 2020 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (1)

March 26, 2020


Salem Methodist Church Family - Sisters and Brothers.Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord.
“They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.”



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A message from the Admin Council

Posted on March 24, 2020 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Here is a message from our Admin. Council Chair

The church sanctuary and nursery have been cleaned and disinfected. The carpet and pew cushions were cleaned last Saturday. We will not meet this week to put the sanctuary “back together” due to the recommendations to stay home. I pray that all will comply with the recommendations to stay home...

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And Now a Word From Thad Collier

Posted on March 22, 2020 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear friends - Brothers and Sisters of Salem.
I am Thad Collier, the interim pastor at Salem UMC.

Greetings and Grace in our mighty Redeemer, Jesus Christ!!

As you are aware we and many other churches are practicing “social distancing” during these days.
Our Bishop ...

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A message from Bro. Thad Collier

Posted on March 18, 2020 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Salem Sisters and Brothers:

Easter Sunday is April 12 this year. Only four more Sundays. One of our Scripture readings for Tuesday 3-17-20 is
1 Corinthians 10:1-4,(NIV) Warnings From Israel’s History “For I do not in want you to be ignorant of the fac...

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A message from the Admin. Council

Posted on March 16, 2020 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

A message from Beryl Pixley (Admin Council)

The church and Belew house need to be cleaned and disinfected as per CDC guidelines.
This will require soap and water and bleach (Clorox wipes), buckets, Lysol spray, and cleaning rags.
Dana, Tw...

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Church update

Posted on March 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

There is no way to sugar coat this...
The Coronavirus has reared it's ugly head here at Salem...

One of our members has been exposed to the virus within
the last 2 weeks and has been asked to self quarntine for 2 weeks...

Currently this individual is symptom free and doing fine...

The individual who ...
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Statement from Bishop McAlilly (Coronavirus)

Posted on March 13, 2020 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Guidance for Churches with Regard to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Statement from Bishop McAlilly on March 13, 2020

These are confusing, uncertain times.
Our Episcopal Area is still responding to devastating tornado damage and now we are advise...

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Pastoral Visits

Posted on March 8, 2020 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Rev. Thad Collier has set aside Monday
afternoon for church visitation...

Of course, shut ins and hospitalized members
will be priority, however, he would like to visit
you and your family when the schedule allows...

There will be a sign up sheet so that you can
choose a Monday for Thad to visit...

A Storm Update From Rev. Chip Hunter

Posted on March 3, 2020 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Storm Update


I know you are praying for those impacted by last night’s storms. Please add to your list the folks at Dodson Chapel and East End. Preliminary reports indicate that both churches suffered significant damage. Bishop McAlilly and Cumberland River District Superintendent, Scott Aleridge are reach...

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Stuffed Animals For EMS Crews

Posted on March 2, 2020 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Salem UMC will be collecting
NEW or GENTLY USED stuffed animals
every Sunday during the month of March...

These stuffed animals will then be given
to our local Rutherford County EMS crews
who at some point will have a call that
involves a small child...

What better way to calm a distraught child???

If you can donate one (or a...
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