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April Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ!             April 8th is going to be a very interesting day! If you haven’t heard, there is thing happening called the solar eclipse and Salem just happens to be within the path of totality. This means that we get to experience about two minutes of total darkness about two…

March Newsletter

Dear brothers & sisters in Christ!             One of my favorite childhood cereals to eat was Trix. Back in the day, it wasn’t the different fruit shapes that it is now. Back in my day, it was just little round colorful balls. However, the commercials for them hasn’t changed. The memorable line is “Silly rabbit!…

February Newsletter

FROM DEACONESS JESSICA’S DESK What Was My Part?      So…we got a puppy! Yes, that is the gift that Mike and I got the kids that we had such a hard time keeping a secret because we were so excited. Before she came to our house I watched MANY videos about training so that we would…

December – January Newsletter

Brothers & Sisters in Christ!             Here we are at the beginning but yet the end of a year. As we enter into the season of Advent, we begin a new church year. And yet at the same time we have entered into December 2023, the last month of this year. So maybe we have…

November Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ! Thanks to the hard work of our Cross Committee, the 18-foot-wide and 35-foot-tall cross has been put up in the back lot of the church. This project started because when the latest addition was added on, the large wooden cross on the west side of the building had to…

October Newsletter

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,             I decided for this month’s newsletter I would reach back into the files and bring back something from the depths of my High School Youth Newsletter devotions.             What would you say is one of the most useful inventions ever to be thought up? I’m sure there is…

September Newsletter

FROM DEACONESS JESSICA’S DESK:   Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ! Change?  How will you handle it?        As I’m writing this, today is Faith and Heath’s first day of school. Last night as they were getting ready for bed Faith was telling Heath about how prepared she was for school. She told him how she had…

July – August Newsletter

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ! Physical pain which prevents you from doing what you want can be rather annoying and just flat out … painful. Let me tell you a story about what happened to me in college. In attempt to spike a volleyball in a college intramural game (for the game winner of…

June Newsletter

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ, I’m sure I’m not the only person who has asked this question, actually, I know I’m not the only person. I would confidently bet that each and every one of us at one point in time or another has asked … “God, what in the world do you have…

May Newsletter

FROM DEACONESS JESSICA’S  DESK: Salem Lutheran Church…where friends become family…      When we first heard of Salem and I saw this phrase on the website my cynical-self thought, “Where we want our friends to become our family.”  You see…in the four churches I had the privilege of being part of in the past…this was not the…