Upcoming Church & Community Events
August 23 – Funtimers Trip to Blowing.
August 26 – Salem at the Park, Part 2
September 3 – Labor Day
September 5 – Wednesday Night Dinner
October 13 – Bazaar & BBQ

Christmas Dinner at the Billy Graham Library
On December 6, the Funtimers will be traveling to the Billy Graham Library for a Christmas dinner and evening at the library. We would like for you to sign up to gauge interest, and when prices and times are determined we will contact you. The cost will be nonrefundable, and the sign-up sheets are in the mission hall. Contact Judy Broussard with any questions at 704-483-3020. 

Youth Kickoff Party
This Saturday, August 25, the Caldwell family is hosting the youth kickoff party for the 2018-2019 school year! Join us from 11:00 – 3:00! Boys bring a drink to share and girls bring a snack to share. Lunch will be provided. Bring a beach towel and a life jacket if you have one. Youth are welcome to bring a friend. Please RSVP to Ellen Caldwell at 704-634-8721 or lknmayor@bellsouth.net by Thursday, August 23.

Young Adult Ministry to Start in September!
Mark your calendar for the following dates as we begin to meet, get to know each other and set plans for service, enjoying life and better understanding how to live our faith in our world today.

September 4 – Wing Night at Midtown Sundries. We will be gathering at 5:30 and will be there as long as needed to welcome each other and learn what is on our minds for this new ministry.

September 23 – Carolina Panthers viewing party at 12:30 pm. Bring a snack to share and a fellow Panthers fan. We will take Bengals fans, too, but we aren’t sure there are any. Place TBA soon.

Watch for more information about these and other upcoming events and call or text Nikki Edmondson (704-622-1793) or Jennifer Frix (704-813-4946) for more details and to let them know what you would like to see offered.

Nursery Helpers – 11:00 Service
August 26 – Rebecca Drum, Elizabeth Mercado & Cam Caldwell
September 2 – Dan Reilly and Christa Reilly

Salem Ambassadors
August 26 – Diane Keeney and Barb Lauro
September 2 – Carolyn Cook and Barbara Yarbrough

Counters
August 26 – Janice Rankin and Stacey Zenoski
September 2 – Steve Froneberger and Tom Parker

Upcoming Wednesday Night Dinner Menus
Sept. 5 Hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, desserts. Sponsored by United Methodist Men.
Sept. 12 Baked potato and salad bar, desserts.
Sept. 19 Baked spaghetti, salad bar, rolls, desserts.
Sept. 26 Chicken and rice, salad bar, rolls, desserts.

Dinner is served 5:30-7:00. The menu is always subject to change!

Bazaar & BBQ
Salem’s annual bazaar and BBQ is October 13. Mark your calendar now!

Online Giving
Contact the office at salemmethodist@bellsouth.net for information on how to set up your online giving.