New Member Class

This class for those interested in membership at Salem is usually offered twice each year. It’s a time to learn about the history, present and future of the church. Ministries and programs of the church are introduced and explained. We cover the basics of Christianity from a distinctly Lutheran perspective and how that is lived out in and through Salem. We share some of the foundational pieces of this congregation including the Mission Statement.. It’s a time to ask questions, hear preliminary answers, meet staff and other course participants. All people interested in joining Salem should take the new member class.

 

 Via de Cristo (Cursillo)

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Trying to decide if Cursillo is for you? Via deCristo is intended for people from every walk of life. It’s for church leaders and lay people who live strong and active lives in Christ as well as those who seek to be renewed and strengthened in their relationship with Christ and the people around them. Via de Cristo is open to married couples and single men and women. The way Via de Cristo is set up is that men go one weekend, and the women go the following weekend.

Keep an open mind and heart in making your decision to attend a Via de Cristo weekend. Like you, many have wondered if they should go. Once they did go, they wonder why they waited so long. Please understand that each person’s experiences are unique.

To learn more about this opportunity for spiritual growth please contact Nancy Johnson (546-5796) or the church office at 534-3309.

 

Men

FRIDAY Morning Men’s’ Bible study

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM each week a group of men gather for conversation, study and prayer. Study is based on lectionary texts that are used in worship.  All men are welcome!
 
ANNUAL MEN’S RETREAT
 

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Sometimes called Men-In-Boats, men from the congregation spend
three days fishing, laughing, eating (fish – if we’re lucky!) and
studying together.  Next year’s retreat will be held 
at Kec’s Kove on Lake Kabetogama, July 18-21, 2016.

 

 

 
 
 

The following pictures were taken at the 2016 Retreat

 

 
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Women

WEDNESDAY MORNING

 Bible study 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM

THURSDAY MORNING

 Bible study 8:30 – 9:30 AM

 

CIRCLE BIBLE STUDY GROUPS

Naomi Circle

 – meet at the church or Heartwood Senior Living Community in Crosby on the third Thursday of each month at 1:30pm. Some of the projects the group has worked on include: serving at the Soup Kitchen in Brainerd (March, May, September, November), T.L.C. Ministries in Appalachia, remembering circle members who are ill, hosting one of the monthly birthday parties at the Care Center in Crosby, put together layettes for Haiti etc. Contact the church office for more information. We always welcome new members.

Sarah Circle

 – meets at the church the second Thursday of each month 9:30am. Some of the projects the group has worked on include: decorate the church for Christmas, host the Advent Luncheon, helped with Summerfest events, participate in the Piecemakers Quilt Group, volunteer at Salem West. Contact the church office for more information. We always welcome new members.

 

 

ANNUAL WOMEN’S RETREAT

Tentative Dates for 2015 Retreat – October 9-11, 2015
Bay Lake Church Island, Deerwood

 

The following pictures were taken at the retreat

 

2013 group photo

 

 

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