“What’s Happening at Salem”
Lent at Salem Lutheran Church and School
Salem Lutheran Church and School is offering its members and the community numerous opportunities to worship this Lenten season as we approach Easter. Salem’s midweek sermon series this year is based on the Book of Exodus and called “Let My People Go!” Salem invites you to join us for worship at 2:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. each Wednesday leading up to Holy Week. To view a list of all of the services, times and sermon titles please visit our 2019 Lenten Worship page.
Spring Cleanup at Salem
Salem’s Board of Property Management is asking for your help at its final “Spring Clean Up” the month. The cleanup day will be held on Saturday morning March 30th from 8:00 a.m. – Noon (weather permitting). Some of the jobs are raking leaves, pulling weeds and spreading mulch on the grounds of our church and school. Bring your yard gloves, a rake, broom and any other yard tools you have available and join other Salem friends for a few hours of sprucing up Salem’s grounds. For more information please contact Roger Gardner.
Salem’s Altar Guild will meet on Tuesday morning March 26 at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Members of the Guild are invited to bring a brown bag lunch and desert will be provided by Peggy Fajan. A short business meeting will follow lunch.
Cancer Support Group Meeting
Salem’s Cancer Support Group will meet on Tuesday night March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Its discussion will focus on how God wants to give us more than we can imagine. We can trust God’s will for us and not fear for the future. Anyone coping with cancer is invited to attend the meeting, be they newly diagnosed, in treatment, post treatment, survivor or caregiver.
Ladies Guild to Meet on April 6
Salem Lutheran Church and School’s Ladies Guild will meet on Thursday morning April 6th at 11:30 a.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall. The ladies will gather together for a brown bag lunch. Members are asked to bring a sandwich and the guild will provide coffee and dessert. A short business meeting will follow lunch. All ladies of the congregation are invited to attend.
Coming Soon – Men’s Club Barbecue
The Men’s Club first BBQ of the 2019 season will take place on Saturday April 13th on the church lawn. There will be BBQ ribs, pork steaks, chicken, hamburgers, brats and hot dogs. In addition there will be a number of sides to go with your BBQ. For more information you may go to the Men’s Club Barbecue page or download and print this flyer.
Salem School 7th & 8th Grade Trivia Night
The parents of Salem Lutheran School’s seventh and eight grade classes are hosting a trivia night the evening of April 13th. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and questions will start at 7:00 p.m. This event will take place in the gymnasium at 5025 Lakewood in Affton. The tickets are $15 each or $120 for a table of eight and includes your soda and popcorn. (This is an alcohol free event). Proceeds will go the eighth grade class trip to Chicago later this Spring. To buy your tickets in advance please go to this webpage. For more information please email Judy Meyer.
Youth Group Easter Breakfast at Salem
On Easter Sunday, April 21, Salem’s Senior High Youth Group will be serving breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The meal will consists of pancakes, egg casserole, fresh fruit, assorted coffee cakes, pastries, coffee, milk, and juice. A free will offering will be taken to help offset expenses for Salem’s Youth Group trip to this July’s LCMS National Youth Gathering in Minneapolis. For additional information please contact Jeff Kullmann.
During March Salem Lutheran Church and School is collecting canned tuna, canned salmon, canned ham, canned chicken, canned chili, one pound bags of dry beans and dry pasta noodles for the Affton Christian Food Pantry. Please place your donations in the ACFP bin at the bottom of the atrium stairs.
To donate refrigerated or frozen food items, please contact Mary Wolfram. Your donations of other food and personal items are most welcome and very much appreciated. The clients of the ACFP are grateful for your generosity!
You may also make monetary donations to the food pantry. Please make your check payable to the Affton Christian Food Pantry and mail it to 4960 Heege Road, Affton, MO 63123.
To view everything happening at Salem Lutheran Church and School you may click on the “Spirit” for Sunday March 24th.