Global Missions

In response to our Lord's command to make disciples of all nations, we strive to involve as many members as possible in mission activities in this and other countries and to make our members aware of mission needs throughout the world.


We support : 

Specific Missionaries

Nick (Lundholm) Sveholm and family in Bratislava

Read their most recent update in the Summer '19 Salem Window


ELCA World Hunger Campaign. Salem is one of the leading congregations in the ELCA to support World Hunger!


Fair Trade Coffee -  Purchase great quality coffee and in so doing, support coffee growers. LWR provides financial and education support to growers so they may make a reasonable profit to support their families. Please support this project if you are able and pass the word around if you enjoy the products. There are regular, decaf, and flavored coffee available, as well as more seasonal items at times. Various teas are available. If you have any question or special request, let Jane know or put suggestion in slot for the money located on the cart.


Informing members of Salem of our Synod’s relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Africa, our companion Synod, and participating in the fund raising activities for that church and inviting visitors from South Africa to Salem whenever possible.