8 am EARLY WORSHIP Service
10 am TRADITIONAL Service
11:30 am ALTERNATIVE Service

9 am Classes for all Ages

Announcements for Sunday, May 21, 2017

WELCOME TO OUR WORSHIP SERVICE—Is this your first time at Salem? If so, welcome. We’re so glad to have you with us.  If you’d like for us to get to know you better you can use a connection card located in the seat pocket in front of you and drop it in the offering plate later in the service. Also, be sure to stop at the narthex on your way out for a gift from us. Again, thank you for coming today.

THE FLOWERS ON THE ORGAN Are given by the Women’s Guild in honor of Charlie and Ann Farney’s 50th Wedding Anniversary which they celebrated yesterday.  Congratulations Charlie and Ann!

JOIN US TODAY FOR THE ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC!  We will gather at 4 p.m. and eat at 5 p.m.  Please bring a side dish to share.  We will have a bounce house and slide coming for the kids and a real Ice Cream Truck with frozen treats for everyone!  Your first ice cream is on us, so bring the whole family out!

IF YOU ARE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE we want to honor you in the June Echo.  I will need information like from where you are graduating, clubs, activities or honors and awards you have been involved in or received and what your next move will be.  A photo would be nice too, but it is not required.  Please email your information to Sue Peterson at salemdarmstadt@gmail.com.  Turn all information by Thursday, May 25th.

CAMP SALEM (SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL) has started and will run until August 13th.  We are looking for teachers! A sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board in the entrance to the Fellowship Hall. The material is provided and will be available to review before you teach. Please provide a contact number when you sign up so we can remind you when your weekend is coming up, and to arrange pick up of your lesson materials. Please consider signing up to teach a lesson or two this summer or more if you like. If you have any questions, please contact Tina Dyal at 812-632-1145.

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS NEEDED!—Beginning Sunday, August 20, 2017, we need two volunteers to teach third and fourth grade Sunday School. You do not need to be an educator to teach Sunday School just a love for God and children. Please contact Lori Schmitt at 812-963-3300.

SPECIAL MUSIC is needed beginning June 11 until August 27.  There is a sign up sheet outside of the office.  Or you can sign up by calling the office (812-867-3142) or send an email at salemdarmstadt@gmail.com.  Please let Sue know the title and composer of your selection and the date you would like to sign-up for.  Thanks for sharing your talent. – Gloria

CHURCH SECRETARYSalem is looking for a part-time church secretary.  We are looking for a candidate with strong computer, administrative, organizational, and communication skills.  This is a part-time position, Monday-Friday from 8am-12pm.  Copies of the Job Description can be picked up in the Church Office.

Interested individuals can submit a resume to the following.

Salem Church of Darmstadt

14134 Darmstadt Road

Darmstadt, IN 47725

Attn. Lee Slater

or E-Mail to:


RE: Church Secretary

MEMBERSHIP SUNDAY—Our Next Membership Sunday will be on June 11th.  We invite all those considering church membership to contact the church office to set up an appointment with Pastor David or you may contact him directly.  Pastor David’s email address is salempastor@gmail.com

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL—Salem Church presents, Holyword Studios on Sunday, June 11 through Wednesday, June 14 from 5:30-8:00 p.m.  VBS is for all children ages 3-completing 5th grade.   Each evening will start with a light supper provided by the Women’s Guild.   The children will then participate in songs, a lesson, games, and then visit various “Studios” to learn skills such as candy making, bread making, basket making, and even get their picture in a themed photo booth.  Registration forms will be available in the Fellowship Hall foyer along with a supply wish list. Some items will be just borrowed and returned.  Volunteers of confirmation age to “Young at Heart” are needed.  Please contact Kimbra Parker at 812-499-0609 or kimbraparker@wowway.com if you are willing to help with prep work or the week of VBS.  You don’t need to be available all week to volunteer. Thanks in advance for your support in guiding our children to learn more about Jesus.

ECHO ARTICLES are due Thursday, May 25th.

SALEM CHURCH IS COLLECTING ITEMS for the Christian Life Center.  The items for the month of May are cold cereal and toilet paper.  There is a collection box in the entrance to the Fellowship Hall.     




10 am TRADITIONAL Service

Salem’s classic traditional worship service, featuring organ music and a choir. Experience worship as it has been done for generations.

9 am Sunday School Classes – All Ages

Sunday school classes are available for all ages from Toddler (ages 2-3) through Adult. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 9:45 a.m.  Each classroom follows a Bible-based curriculum specifically geared for that age group. Safe Church Policy Salem has instituted a safe church policy in order to create a safe environment in…

11:30 am ALTERNATIVE Service

An interactive and collaborative service featuring a worship band, a conversational message, member sharing, coffee, cookies and a very informal atmosphere. Meets in the Salem Fellowship Hall (Gym).

Senior Citizens Program

The Salem Senior Center is a comfortable, non-threatening environment for seniors to meet and enjoy the company of others. Participation in activities is optional. People may come and go as they please. Some seniors come only for lunch although most come for the entire morning.

Pastor’s Bible Study

Currently, we’re doing an in-depth study of the biblical book of beginnings, Genesis.

Prayer Group

You are invited to the join the group at any time simply by coming to the church at 6:30 pm on Wednesday.  We meet in the adult Sunday School room, downstairs in the old Salem parish hall. The Wednesday prayer group meets every week to pray for the needs of the church and all the…