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

10 AM

Bulletin Announcements

Announcements for Sunday, April 14, 2024

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.

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

WELCOME TO OUR WORSHIP SERVICE—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!

THERE WILL BE NO 11:30am SERVICE TODAY.  We thank the Rev. Jay Warren for being our guest preacher at the 8am & 10am services.  Pastor David will be away from the office through April 19th.  For pastoral concerns, please contact the Rev. Jay Warren.

NEW CHURCH SHIRTS — The Salem Church of Darmstadt t-shirts are in and ready for pick-up TODAY.  The final cost of the shirts is $13.00 with 2XL sizes being $15.00 and 5XL being $18.00.  Please have cash or check (made out to Salem Church of Darmstadt) available at pick-up today in the Fellowship Hall lobby. 

THE SR YOUTH will meet at church tonight from 6:30-8:00pm.

THE CHURCH SECRETARY will be out of the office on Monday, April 15th.

THE CHURCH COUNCIL will meet on Monday, April 15th at 7:00pm.

THURSDAY FLOCK will not meet on Thursday, April 18th, but there will be a Bible study from 10:00-11:00am that day.  The Thursday Flock will meet again on Thursday, April 25th.  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 that day, and they will have a meal at 11:00am.

THE MEN’S BIBLE STUDY will meet at 7:30am on Saturday, April 20th at the Sunrise Café Family Restaurant located at 8401 N. Kentucky Ave.  All men are welcome to join them! 

MONEY IS DUE ON MONDAY, APRIL 22nd for the upcoming bus trip in June.  The total due is $105 per person (cash or check made out to Salem Church of Darmstadt with “bus trip” in memo — leave in the offering plate, Lori Feil’s church mailbox, or mail to the office).   There are only a few seats available — see trip details below.

WE HAVE THREE EVENTS GOING ON SUNDAY, APRIL 28th, including a Jr Youth Jump for Joy party, Trivia Night, and Sr Youth meeting.  See below for details.

ECHO ARTICLES ARE DUE on Monday, April 22nd.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEEDED — The Board of Christian Ed is interested in getting some volunteer substitute teachers for Jr Church and the Nursery.  Sometimes there are scheduling conflicts, and it would be great if we could have some “subs” we could call during those occasions instead of having to switch all the time.  If you are interested or would like to hear more about it, please reach out to Addy Earles at

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

SPECIAL MUSIC is needed for May 12th.  You can sign up on the sheet outside the church office or email

THE UPPER ROOM regular print booklets for May-June are available in the Narthex.

JR YOUTH JUMP FOR JOY PARTY — The Jr Youth would like for you to JUMP for JOY with us at our next Jr Youth event.  It will be on Sunday, April 28th from 1-3pm in the Fellowship Hall.  There will be snacks, bounce house fun, and activities.  Please wear workout clothes, tennis shoes, and socks.  Let’s wrap up the school year with BIG fun with our Salem family!

SALEM TRIVIA NIGHT will be on Sunday, April 28th from 3:30-5:00pm in the Fellowship Hall.  Snacks and drinks will be provided.  We’ll snack at 3:30 then trivia begins at 4pm, so get your team of up to 4 people together and join us for some fun.  Trivia will be hosted by Brain Blast Entertainment & there will be prizes!

BUS TRIP IN JUNE —Mark your calendars for another enjoyable Salem Bus Trip on Friday, June 14, 2024 to “The Little Theatre on the Square” in Sullivan, Illinois to see the classic Broadway musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”.  This is a truly timeless Old Testament tale set to a multitude of musical genres, spanning from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock & roll.  Sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, Joseph endures a series of adventures which challenge him to his core.  His gift of interpreting dreams takes him all the way to Egypt to meet Pharoah where he         ultimately is reunited with his family and saves Egypt.  Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, this classic Broadway musical is a family favorite that will have you dancing and singing along the entire show.  We will have a buffet lunch prior at the Yoder’s Kitchen in Arthur, Illinois.  All ages are welcome to attend. The costs is $105 per person which includes the meal, show, & motor coach.  A sign up sheet is on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall foyer.  Contact Robin Schmidt at with any questions.

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.

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