What’s Happening at Salem
Lent 2020 at Salem
Lent begins on February 26th with Ash Wednesday worship services at 2:15 and 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary at Salem Lutheran Church and School. You and your family are invited to join us each Wednesday from Ash Wednesday through April 1st to hear this year’s sermon series titled “Lent For All Nations”. The sermon series will then continue through Holy Week as we move forward to the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. To view our entire worship schedule please visit our 2020 Lenten Worship page.
“Lent for All Nations” Bible Study to Start March 1
Salem will also begin a new Bible study starting on Sunday, March 1st at 9:20 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This class will last until 10:10 a.m. and be held each week through Palm Sunday April 5th. The course will tie into our Lenten worship series. where attendees will learn more about God’s working in the lives of people like Abraham, the Syro-Phoenician woman, and Simon of Cyrene. You’ll also see how God is working in your life as His child. Each week the Bible study will follow up on the preceding Wednesday’s Scripture reading as we are drawn to the cross with Jesus. You can view each week’s scripture reading by going to our 2020 Lenten Worship page.
Men’s Bible Study to Explore the Book of Judges
Starting next Thursday, February 27th Salem Lutheran Church and School’s Men’s Bible Study will begin a new class exploring the Old Testament Book of Judges. The Men’s Bible Study group meets each Thursday from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Conference room. All men are welcome and encouraged to attend this hour of study and fellowship, so feel free to bring a friend. If you have any questions or need further information, please feel free to email Vicar Brian Nowak or call him at the church office at (314) 352-4454.
Anyone coping with cancer, be they newly diagnosed, in treatment, post treatment, survivor or caregiver is invited to join Salem Lutheran’s Cancer Support Group meeting on Tuesday, February 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The group will watch a video called “Unexpected Journey: From Cancer to a Higher Calling” then discuss how their faith applies to the cancer journey. The discussion will include how God works through them to fulfill His good and gracious will. For more information please email Susy Schindler in the church office.
Summer Mission Trip 2020
Hello Youth and Adults Age 12-99! Have you ever thought about6 going on a mission trip? If so, Salem’s Senior High Youth Group would like to invite you to an informational & registration festival to find out more about its mission trip this summer to the mountains of eastern Tennessee. Over the years, thousands of servants have formed strong bonds with the people they minister to in the poor communities scattered throughout the mountains of the area. There are also people who need to be shown the love of Christ. Salem’s mission group will minister in the areas through home repair projects such as building wheelchair ramps and painting. An informational meeting will be held March 1st immediately after the 10:30 a.m. worship service. If you wish to attend please RSVP to Jeff Kullmann. It’s also recommended at least one parent of a youth attend.
Salem Lutheran School invites you to its Spring Musical, “Go, Go Jonah” on Friday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m. in the Salem school gym. This musical will be performed by Salem students in Pre Kindergarten through 4th grades. Based on the Book of Jonah, the scenes and songs presented remind everyone of the importance of obeying God, and the consequences of failing to do so. If you’re not able to attend the evening performance, you’re invited to the dress rehearsal earlier in the day on Friday, March 6th also in the gym at 9:00 a.m. Everyone is invited to this colorful musical event.
Boy Scout Spaghetti Dinner
Salem Boy Scout Troop 331 will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Saturday night March 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The dinner will feature spaghetti with sauce, meat or meatless, salad, bread, a beverage and a desert. The cost is only six dollars if you purchase your tickets in advance of March 11th or $8 after that date. Tickets are available from any boy scout. For more information please contact Lindsay Ervin.
During February Salem Lutheran Church and School is collecting canned meats and meals to donate to the Affton Christian Food Pantry. Items being sought this month include boxed cereals in addition to chili, Hamburger and Tuna Helper, canned chicken and canned tuna. The Food Pantry is also seeking meal helpers of rice, pasta and potato mixes 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, February 23rd.