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Thank you for visiting the website of Salem Lutheran Church!

Founded in 1842, Salem is the oldest Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio.  Today, Salem is a Mission Congregation for People Experiencing Poverty.

SALEM'S MISSION STATEMENTListening to God's call together, we are empowered to WITNESS and to WELCOME all into the Body of Christ.

 


 

 
   

SALEM HAPPENINGS....

Spiritual Opportunities at Salem

Sunday Worship:   10:30 a.m.

Tuesday Adult Bible Study:   4:15 p.m.
Tuesday Worship:    4:45 p.m.

Food Ministries:

                   Tuesdays:   5:30 p.m. - Agape Meal - Take out meal.

                                       Doors open at 4:15 p.m.

 

                   Fridays:      9:30-10:30 a.m. - 2nd, 3rd and 4th Fridays Only

                                      Feed Your Neighbor - a 3-day supply

                                      of boxed and canned foods.  Need picture ID,

                                      Social Security numbers for family members, and

                                      proof of residence in the 43604 zip code.

 

                   Saturdays:  8:30-10:30 a.m. - Just Pancakes - All Are Welcome

 

Program for Children, ages 5-14

 @ 4:15 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Parish House, next door to the Church Building.

"Grow With Jesus" is an opportunity for the children of our neighborhood to gather together as a group, recieve an after-school snack, make crafts, and hear the Word, as one might in a Vacation Bible School program.  "Grow With Jesus" takes place during the School Year.  For more information, please feel free to contact the church office at 419-243-2345.

 

Adult Empowerment

 

The TONY Program - an employment program that seeks to build up individuals and their job resumes through accompaniment and companionship at Salem.  This program is for people who are looking to accomplish life and employment goals.

 

Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World - a program with the Lucas County Family Council that empowers individuals through education and relationship in an equal, level, and "round-table" atmosphere.

 

Community

1st Tuesday of the Month - 7:00 p.m. - Block Watch – neighbors working towards a safer and healthier community.

4th Monday of the Month - 6:00 p.m. - Citizen Circle - a support group for ex-offenders

 


He told another story. “God’s kingdom is like a farmer who planted good seed in his field. That night, while his hired men were asleep, his enemy sowed thistles all through the wheat and slipped away before dawn. When the first green shoots appeared and the grain began to form, the thistles showed up, too.

“The farmhands came to the farmer and said, ‘Master, that was clean seed you planted, wasn’t it? Where did these thistles come from?’

“He answered, ‘Some enemy did this.’

“The farmhands asked, ‘Should we weed out the thistles?’

“He said, ‘No, if you weed the thistles, you’ll pull up the wheat, too. Let them grow together until harvest time. Then I’ll instruct the harvesters to pull up the thistles and tie them in bundles for the fire, then gather the wheat and put it in the barn.’”

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