Blessing of the Backpacks:
A special blessing
is given to all students (preschool-college) and teachers
heading back to school. Students are invited to bring their backpacks to
the 10:30 service, the first Sunday after Labor Day.
For those baptized the previous year. The Bibles are presented on Baptism of Our Lord Sunday in January.
Kids and Money:
Our first graders learn about being good stewards of God's gifts.
Over two classes they learn about giving to others and make their own
bank to take home.
Presented to 3rd graders after attending two sessions on “Opening Your
Bible” with parents to discover how to find their way around the Bible
and how to make Bible reading a vibrant part of their daily lives.
During the 10:30am Sunday worship service, participants will be
presented their own Hands-On-Bible.
Preparing to Receive Our Lord’s Supper for those in grades 4 and older
and their families. Six sessions will be offered at Salem during Lent
for parents and children to prepare for First Communion. Please contact
the church office at 252-1625 to register your child. They will receive
the sacrament of Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday after they complete
the Lenten sessions.
6th Graders Celebration:
Every spring we celebrate our 6th graders who are graduating from Children's Ministry and moving into
Confirmation and the Youth Program.