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

9 am Classes for all Ages

Announcements for Sunday, September 23, 2018

Prayer of Preparation

Fill our worship with grace, Lord Jesus Christ, that every thought, word, and deed may be acceptable to you, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen.

—based on Psalm 19:14

Reprinted by permission from The Worship Sourcebook, © 2004, CRC Publications.


WELCOME TO OUR SPECIAL REVIVAL WORSHIP SERVICE—Is this your first time at Salem?  If so, welcome.  We’re so glad to have you with us.  Again, thank you for coming!

TODAY’S SPECIAL BULLETINS are given by Shirley and Bert Neuber in honor of their 58th Wedding Anniversary.

HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF OFFERING If you would like to help east coast storm      victims through Samaritan’s Purse, you may give by using the envelopes in the bulletins or go online to www.salemdarmstadt.org, click give online, click memorial fund & special offering, and enter your information.  If you would like updates on what they are doing to help, go to www.samaritanspurse.org.

THE SENIOR YOUTH will be meet tonight, September 23rd from 6:30pm-8:00pm.

ECHO ARTICLES ARE DUE on Monday, September 24th.

FALL FESTIVAL – Take this wonderful opportunity to volunteer October 1-6 at the Salem Church Fall Festival Booth.  We promise you a fun filled 4 hours to socialize and work with your fellow Salem supporters.  There is a sign up sheet on the doors of the Fellowship Hall for shifts 10-2, 2-6, and 6-10. You may sign up for multiple shifts.  If you are interested in being a team leader for the day, please contact Richard Straub 812-480-4777 or John Stock 812-963-3197. Thanks for your help!

THE WOMEN’S GUILD will be making potato salad for the Fall Festival on October 1st, 3rd, and 5th, and we need help peeling potatoes.  We start peeling about 8:00am or a little before.  Donations of white sugar, green, red, or yellow bell peppers would be very much appreciated.  You can leave them in the kitchen marked Fall Festival.  We would like to thank everyone in advance for your help and support!  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, October 3rd after we finish making potato salad.  All ladies of the church are invited.

REMINDER:  There will be NO Senior Center on Wednesday, October 3rd.

SALEM GERMAN POTATO SALAD will be available for sale on Monday October 1st, Wednesday October 3rd, and Friday October 5th from 9:00am-11:00am at the church kitchen.  If you would like to preorder, please call Holly at 812-867-3142.  Pints $4.00 — Quarts $6.00.

MEMBERSHIP SUNDAY—Our Next Membership Sunday is coming up on Sunday, October 14th.  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 e-mail address is salempastor@gmail.com.

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVERS – If you would like to donate special bulletin covers in honor of, in celebration of, or in memory of a loved one, please sign up on the clipboard located in the narthex.  Since your total will depend on the number of bulletins donated, we will send you a bill.  Please sign up today!

SPECIAL MUSIC IS NEEDED FOR 2018 — There is a sign up sheet outside the church office, or you can call 812-867-3142 or e-mail salemdarmstadt@gmail.com.  We currently have openings for September 30th, October 21st, November 25th, and December 30th.  Please let me know your instrument, selection, and composer.  Thank you!

ONLINE GIVING IS NOW AVAILABLE!  If you are interested, please pick up a green flyer on the table in the narthex.  It contains instructions, as well as the benefits of online giving.  Please call the office at 812-867-3142 if you have any questions.

SALEM CHURCH IS COLLECTING ITEMS for the Christian Life Center. The items for September are canned fruit and toilet paper.  There is a collection box in the entrance to the Fellowship Hall.


Around the community. . .


Some events coming up at North River Health Campus:

Purple on the Porch — Saturday, September 15th from 2:00pm-4:00pm — Join us for an afternoon to relax!  Live music, purple desserts, purple drinks, raffles, & more — Don’t forget your purple!  100% of donations will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.  RSVP by September 10th to 812-867-7256.

Getting Organized and Downsizing — Thursday, September 27th from 1:00pm-2:30pm in the North River Villa Clubhouse.  Delicious complimentary chef-prepared lunch, speaker Amy Payne from Lasting Order, door prize drawing, villa tours.  Free event — accepting canned goods to benefit “Bread of Life” charity.  RSVP by September 20 to Jennifer 812-454-3342.

Spice Up Your Life — North River Villa Open House on Sunday, October 7th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  Meet and greet with the Villa Director, complimentary refreshments, and personal tours.

North River is located at 811 E Baseline Rd, Evansville, IN 47725, phone 812-867-7256, and at nriverhc.com.


JOHN THE EVANGELIST CATHOLIC CHURCH CHICKEN OR BEEF DINNER — 5301 Daylight Drive in Evansville — October 14th from 10:30am – 1:30pm – Menu: Fried Chicken or beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, homemade chicken & dumplings,  slaw, vegetables, dessert & drink —   Adults: $10, Children (12 and under): $5 — Carry-outs will be available — Also a Country Store with Baked Goods and a Quilt Raffle (with the last quilt made by St. John’s quilters)









































Church Work Day

CHURCH WORK DAY will be held on Saturday, October 27th at 8:00am. There are several jobs to be done including trimming the shrubs and flowers, planting replacement shrubs that died from last winter, light painting of the handrail around the church sidewalk, and other tasks.  Come join us!  

Halloween Party

Invite your friends and come in costume for our annual Halloween Party on Sunday, October 28th from 5pm-7pm in the Fellowship Hall where we’ll have games, prizes, and lots of fun!  We will serving terrifying tacos and ice cream from 5pm-6pm.  The Senior Youth will also have a Haunted House for those brave enough to…

Senior Youth Meeting

The Senior Youth will meet from 6:30pm-8:00pm in Paradise (entrance is across from choir room).

Senior Youth Meeting

The Senior Youth will meet from 6:30pm-8:00pm in Paradise (entrance is across from choir room).