8 am & 10 am Traditional Worship
11:30 am Contemporary/Alternative

10 AM

Announcements for Sunday, September 24, 2023

Prayer of Preparation

Lord, we pray that your mercy and grace may always go before and follow after us that, loving you with undivided hearts, we may be ready for every good and useful work; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.


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 in the Narthex. Also, be sure to stop at the Narthex on your way out for a gift from us. Thank you for coming!

THE SR YOUTH will meet tonight, Sunday, September 24th from 6:30-8:00pm.

THE THURSDAY FLOCK will meet on Thursday mornings.  From 9:00-10:00am they will have a social hour with exercise, coffee and a continental breakfast.  There will be a Bible study from 10:00-11:00am.  This Thursday, September 28th, they will have a meal at 11:00am

THE BOARD OF CHRISTIAN ED will meet on Sunday, October 1st at 12:45pm.

THE WOMEN’S GUILD will be meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd at 9:30am.

THE CHURCH COUNCIL will meet on Monday, October 9th at 6:30pm.

CONFIRMATION MAKE-UP CLASSES will be on Wednesdays at 5:30pm.

CHOIR REHEARSALS will be on Wednesday nights at 6:00pm.

THE PRAYER GROUP is meeting at church in the conference room at 6:30pm on Wednesdays.  If you would like the link for the online option, please email Pastor David at

THE WOMEN’S WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY GROUP will be meeting on Thursday nights in the adult Sunday School room from 6:00–7:00pm. This fall our book is Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs. We look forward to seeing you!

SPECIAL MUSIC is needed for the 10am service on October 8th.  You can sign up by calling 812-867-3142, emailing, or sign up on the sheet outside the church office.  Thank you for sharing your musical talent! 

2024 TITHING ENVELOPES are ready to be picked up in the Fellowship Hall foyer.  If you use the Vanco online giving regularly or requested not to receive envelopes, there will not be a box for you to pick up.  If you need envelopes and there are not any for you, please call the church office so we can get you a box.  If there are envelopes for a friend or family member that you will be visiting, please deliver the envelopes to them when you go.  The boxes are expensive to mail, so we are trying to keep costs down.  Thank you.  Lori, Accounting

THE SALEM CHURCH HALLOWEEN PARTY will be on Sunday, October 29th from 5-7pm.  There will be carnival games with candy prizes, a delicious dinner with yummy ice cream for dessert, a costume parade, a haunted house put on by the Sr Youth, and admission is free!  Please bring a canned or other non-perishable food donation for the Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner.  The BOCE will be collecting candy donations for the party.  Please leave them in the box in the Fellowship Hall foyer.

Mark your calendars for a Salem Church of Darmstadt Bus Trip on Friday, November 10, 2023 to Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers, KY to see “Variety Christmas Extravaganza” plus a dinner at Harbor Lights Restaurant. This is a matinee show which starts at 2:00pm (CDT) and lasts around two hours. Dinner will be served prior. The bus is currently full, but in case of a cancellation, Robin can put you on a waiting list.  For more information, contact Robin Schmidt by email at

Prayer Group

THE PRAYER GROUP is meeting at church in the conference room at 6:30pm on Wednesdays.  We also have the online option for those you can’t make it in person.  If you would like the link for the online option, please email Pastor David at

The Thursday Flock

Anyone from throughout the community is invited to meet each Thursday morning at Salem Church in Darmstadt.  This group is a comfortable, non-threatening environment for people to meet and enjoy the company of others.  Participation in activities is optional, and people may come and go as they please.Each Thursday of the month, they meet from…

Women’s Bible Study

CALLING ALL LADIES OF THE CHURCH!  A women’s weekly Bible Study Group is beginning on Thursday, March 16th.  We will meet in the adult Sunday School room from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Our first book will be The Case for Faith by Lee Strobel.  Please let Jean Baresic, Susan Straub, or Beth Willner know if…

9 am Sunday School Classes

Sunday school classes are available for children ages 3 and up.  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 which our Sunday…

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.