Learning & Ministry

Ministries & Volunteer Opportunities

Salem is blessed with numerous ministries and is served by many wonderful volunteers!  To discover how you too may contribute please call the listed contact person shown in the table below at 314-352-4454.

Ministry Description Contact
Affton Christian Food Pantry Ecumenical Food Pantry Serves the 63123 area. Mary Wolfram
Altar Guild Takes care of altar decoration, candles and maintains the church’s paraments. Ruth Frazier
Assimilation of New Members Helps new members at Salem connect to the congregation. Pam Moellenhoff
Boy Scouts Salem’s Boy Scout Troop 331 Tim Nickel
Girl Scouts Salem’s Girl Scout Troops K-12 Pam Sparks
Church Council Each Salem organization and group is represented in the Church Council Gary Wilke
Church Decorating Decorates the church interior at various times during the year. Jackie Ehrhardt
Church Picnic Comm. Provides steering and planning for the annual picnic each May Church Office
Church Nursery Provides nursery services during worship Lisa Cash
Coaching Assist School Staff with athletic teams Jason Miller
Dream Team Works at Jones Dome to raise funds for various ministries in the church and school Marie Wren
Elders The Board of Elders oversees Salem’s ministry. Steve Siepman
Evangelism Board Directs Salem’s evangelism outreach Open Position
Fellowship Board Directs Salem’s Christian Fellowship Linda Paul
Finance Board Responsible for all Church financial decisions Ruth Frazier
Christian Friends of New Americans Outreach and support of immigrants into the St. Louis community Tim Schrader
Funeral Luncheons Provide luncheons for family members and friends after funerals at Salem Donna Werner
Green Thumb Club Church/School grounds beautification Jackie Ehrhardt
Greeters Greet worshipers prior to each service Donna Werner
Handbells A component of Salem’s Music Ministry John Wittmayer
In Home Bible Study There are many small – group Bible Study opportunities at Salem throughout the week Kristina Paul
Instrumentalists A component of Salem’s Music Ministry John Wittmayer
Joyful Sounds A component of Salem’s Music Ministry John Wittmayer
Ladies Guild Fellowship while providing support to many Salem projects and ministries Pat Howard
LWML Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Aileen Heerboth
Men’s Club Providing support to many Salem projects and ministries with Christian Fellowship Tim Nickel
Monday Morning Clean-up Crew Cleans the church following weekend worship Jim Bryant
Parish Choir A component of Salem’s Music Ministry John Wittmayer
PATS Parents and Teachers for Salem Jayne Harper
Prayer Warriors Salem’s prayer chain for those on the prayer list Herb Bergt
Property Management Board Sets policy and is responsible for all church and school facilities and property Brian Eichelberger
Quilters Fellowship each week while quilting at Salem Church Office
Sound Board Providing audio services during worship John Wittmayer
Salem School Board Members are appointed to the board.  Administers and sets policies for our School. Brian Eichelberger
Social Concerns Committee Assisting those in need in the Affton community Kris Paul
Stephen Ministry Ministering to those working through difficult times and situations Ron Schroeder
Stewardship Board Responsible for the utilization of Salem Lutheran’s many resources. Mary Wolfram
Sunday School Educating our grade school aged youth Sunday mornings at 9:30 Contact the Church Office
Telephone Ministry Making Sunday worship services available to those who are not able to attend the church. Linda Paul
Tellers Responsible for the accounting of Sunday contributions from congregants. Sandy Mason
Ushers Assist worshipers at every Salem worship service. Ron Smith
VBS Vacation Bible School each June Jennifer Pickens
Visitation Ministry Visits to home bound and hospitalized members of Salem Kristina Paul
Youth Board Ministering to the youth of Salem Jeff Kullmann