ORWIGSBURG FOOD PANTY: VOLUNTEERS FROM SALEM NEEDED!
We are in charge of food pantry distribution on MAY 14TH and MAY 15TH. Salem UMC is responsible for the packing and distribution for the Orwigsburg Food Pantry this month. We need to have 10 volunteers on Friday May 14th at 6:00 pm to assist in packing food boxes. We also need 10 people to volunteer on Saturday morning May 15th at 8:45 am to assist in the “drive thru” food pantry distribution. Please reach out to Kathy keck by email/text or phone call. Email: Keckk[email protected] / Phone: 570449-2581
ANNUAL COMMUNITY YARD SALE
Turn that “trash” into someone else’s treasure! Help us in the Community Yard Sale on May 15th, 2021. This event will be held on the church office porch from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (or until sold-out). Food items will also be sold such as soup, baked goods and “Coney-burgers”. Proceeds will go to our local schools for school supplies. We are collecting yard sale items of gently used, or like-new items. Drop off items to the office during regular office hours starting May 1st. Wear a mask please!
GRADUATE RECOGNITION SUNDAY
We will recognize our graduates on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at both morning worship services. We need your HELP! Please send in the names of any 2021 graduates to the Church Office. We will recognize all graduates within the community should their name(s) be submitted. Email graduate names to [email protected] by April 30th. Please include your graduate’s full name, the school they are graduating from, graduation date/degree, and any of their future college plans or job plans. We will announce our graduates and their accomplishments during both morning worship services on Sunday, May 16th, 2021. Congratulations graduates!
SUMMER CAMP 2021
Camp retreats are back and better than ever – Get ready for Summer!!! Summer Camp is a great opportunity for your child to make lifelong memories, friends, and growing faith in God. United Methodist Camp and Retreat Ministry centers are places where people of all ages and backgrounds can experience God’s love and creation together in a caring Christian community, as they grow in relationship with Jesus Christ. Come experience a fun and faith-filled summer this year at one of the following camps. Visit their website to register. More information & brochures are on the Church Welcome Desk. Visit camp websites for more information on programs, to sign up, or for any additional questions. Thank you!
Camp scholarships are available! Salem UMC will provide a $50 scholarship to each camper who attends from Salem. Please contact either Pastor Warner or Denny Booher for more information regarding camp scholarships.
JOIN US FOR WORSHIP
We are currently offering online livestreaming options for worship. Join us online wherever you are. We look forward to worshiping with you! Click here to connect with us live on facebook during worship! (times below)
8:45 am Traditional / 10:45 am Contemporary
(Livestreaming available for both times)
WHAT WE ARE DOING IN MISSION: CHURCH NEWS
We aren’t letting this pandemic slow our mission! We are still actively answering calls from those that need our help. Our community, friends and family are always here to help (now more than ever!) See where you can lend a hand to those in need, participate in volunteer opportunities, or just share your story. You can see others’ stories by viewing our CHURCH NEWS.
We are also actively looking for volunteers to help! Join a team and lend a hand. You can also view our procedures we are implementing to keep the church safe and secure for everyone. View our current list of procedures HERE.
FOLLOW OUR FACEBOOK FELLOWSHIP
Not only is Facebook great for socializing with fellow members of our congregation, but it allows us to stay connected to faith as well! We upload news, devotionals and our weekly Sunday Worship to Facebook. We share inspirational messages, photos, events and more from our congregation. You can follow us on social media to see what Salem is doing and connect with the congregation. Give us a like, comment, or share — and join in the conversation. Stay safe, stay updated, stay connected. Visit our Facebook Page HERE!