What’s Happening at Salem

What’s Happening at Salem


Advent & Christmas Worship at Salem

You are invited to join us at Salem Lutheran Church and School to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ this Advent and Christmas season.  To view the complete worship schedule please visit our 2019 Advent & Christmas Worship page.


Altar Guild Christmas Party

The members of Salem’s Altar Guild will gather for its annual Christmas Party on Tuesday December 17 at 6:00 p.m.  The party will be held in the church Atrium.  Each member is asked to bring an appetizer to share with the rest of the Altar Guild.  Members are also asked to please bring a kitchen towel for a fun activity after the meal.


Youth Group Caroling and Christmas Party

Salem’s Senior High Youth Group will hold its annual caroling event and Christmas party this Friday evening December 20th.  The caroling will take place at Laclede Groves and the Christmas party will start when the carolers return to the Salem Youth Room  at 7:30 p.m.  For all of the details about these two always fun events please visit the Salem Youth Ministry page or you may contact Youth Group Leader Jeff Kullmann by email.


Affton Christian Food Pantry Cleanup Saturday

On Saturday January 19th Salem will send a team of volunteers to the Affton Christian Food Pantry (ACFP) on Heege Road.  The work will entail sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and other general clean up chores.  Those interested in helping are asked to meet in the church conference room for snacks and a prayer at 12:15 p.m. and then will walk over to the food pantry on Heege Road at 12:30 p.m.  For more information please email team leader Marie Wilson.


Men’s Club Christmas Tree Lot

The Salem Men’s Club Christmas Tree lot is open from now until Christmas Eve for all of your tree and decorating needs price  for everyone’s budget.  The tree lot will be open each weekday from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  For all of the details on this year’s tree lot please visit our Men’s Club Christmas Tree Lot web page.


Epiphany Concert with St. John Paul II

Salem’s Parish Choir and Parish Handbell Choir, under the direction of John Wittmayer, will perform in concert with the choir of St. John Paul II Catholic Church on Sunday, January 5th at 2:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. John Paul II Catholic Church located at the corner of Heege and Gravois.  You’re invited to enjoy the musical sounds of the season as the choirs sing jointly and separately.  Admission is free but you are asked to please bring a donation of non-perishable food items to benefit the Affton Christian Food Pantry.


During December Salem Lutheran Church and School is collecting cookie baking ingredients to donate to the Affton Christian Food Pantry.  Items sought include flour, sugar, shortening, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, Hershey Kisses, chocolate chips, sprinkles and peanut butter.  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 December 15th.