Midweek Lenten ServicesÂ withÂ Evangelical Lutheran ChurchÂ continue on Wednesday, March 21, at Salem with a soup/sandwich fellowship at 6:15 PM and the service at 7:00 PM. The theme for the season isÂ The Disciplines of Lent, and this week’s focus is on Study of the Word of God.
OurÂ organ pedal boardÂ is in need of repairs. The estimate for the work is $2,800. Anyone wishing to donate to the costs of repair of the organ may do so by putting a contribution in their envelope under â€œotherâ€ and marking it â€œorgan repairâ€. Your donations are greatly appreciated.
On Saturday, March 24th, we will be picking up trash on Social Island Road for theÂ Adopt A Highway program. We will be meeting at 9:00 AM. If you are willing to help with the project, please call Susie for more information and the meeting location. More folks helping gets the job done quicker â€“ plus, more folks is more fun!
TheÂ Marion Community Maundy ThursdayÂ service will be on March 29th at 7:00 PM atÂ Marion First United Methodist Church. Pastor Denise will preach.
We will have a jointÂ Good FridayÂ service with Evangelical Lutheran Church on March 30th at 7:00 PM here at Salem.
On Easter Sunday, April 1st, we will have aÂ breakfast and fellowshipÂ at 9:00 AM in the Social Room. OurÂ Festival Service of Holy CommunionÂ will follow at 10:15 AM.
We are collecting items for theÂ â€œPower Packâ€ programÂ at Marion Elementary School. The program provides meals for children at risk for hunger so they have a little to eat on the weekends. A list of needed items is at the back of the sanctuary. There are 29 at-risk children this year.
AnyÂ Thrivent FinancialÂ member who may have 2017 Choice Dollars to designate must do so by March 31stÂ in order to keep it local. If you do not receive a call from Marlin Maclay’s assistant on the number of Choice Dollars you have or have questions about how to designate them, contact the Thrivent office at 717-264-3324.
There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board for refreshments for theÂ 4th Sunday Fellowship. Please sign up to host a month.
Salem needs two people to attendÂ Synod AssemblyÂ at Messiah College in Grantham from May 31 through June 2. Contact the office if you are interested in representing Salem as a voting member.