Worship Services Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:30 am
in the Sanctuary. Bulletin on Salem web site:
Ministries Tab, Worship Opportunities
NEW HOURS at the FOOD PANTRY Starting: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Tuesdays 9:00 – 11:45 am, same as the current schedule Wednesdays: 3:30 – 6:00 pm – new later hours!! We will NO longer be open morning hours on Wednesdays or Thursdays.
Regular hours at the FOOD PANTRY
Tuesdays 9:00 – 11:45 am,
Wednesdays: 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Lunch and Learn Lunch and Learn Meets Online
We certainly welcome people to join us. For more information go to
Resources - Events on this Website.
Look on the home page for more information and how you can be involved. Capital Campaign

Weekend Worship

 Worship  Services

On Saturdays at 5:00 pm,  live streamed for immediate or later viewing online.   

On Sundays at 9:30 am

No reservations required   Sign ups are still available for greeters/ushers, and acolytes on sign up genius.

Call the office if you would like to volunteer for assisting minister or sound tech.

To view past services please click here or go to the Sermon page on the Website under Resources.

Bulletin for  June 12/13   Click Here

Bulletin for Pre-Readers Click Here

Bulletin for Readers Click Here


Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing                                ELW Hymn 807

Text:  Robert Robinson, 1735-1790, alt.  Music:  NETTLETON, J. Wyeth, Repository of Sacred Music, Part II, 1813 Public Domain    Used by Permission  . . . OneLicense.net #A-708303

Lord, Let My Heart Be Good Soil                                           ELW Hymn 512

Text:  Handt Hanson, b. 1950   Music:  GOOD SOIL, Handt Hanson Text & Music © 1985 Prince of Peace Publishing, Changing Church, Inc., admin. Augsburg Fortress Used by Permission  . . . OneLicense.net #A-708303

Build Us Up, Lord                                                                       ELW Hymn 670

Text:  Mark Glaeser, b. 1956, and Donna Hanna, b. 1952  Music: BUILD US UP, Mark Glaeser and donna Hanna Text & Music © 2003 Augsburg Fortress  Used by Permission  . . . OneLicense.net #A-708303

Prelude:  Prelude from 20 Miniatures for Organ, Maxwell © 2010 Concordia Publishing House

Postlude:  Fugue in F Major, Bach  BWV 556 © 1994 by Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc., for all countries

Liturgy Reprinted by Permission … SundaysandSeasons.com License #20487

Bulletin Cover Reprinted from Icon Four:  Visual Images for every Sunday © 2010 Augsburg Fortress.

[Copyrighted elements(s)] [Copyright notice].  Used by permission of Augsburg Fortress.

All Music Used by Permission:  OneLicense.net #A-708303  CCLI License No. 1667288

Streaming License No. 20749225

    Take a moment to watch out Campaign Video! So many wonderful photos of our community, you are bound to see some familiar faces.

    Here is a link to the campaign website!  Check it out.


    Campaign Information

    Right now we are asking people to pray and volunteer! To volunteer for the campaign, please click this link to fill out our volunteer intent card: https://forms.gle/EgQPAuHtgVjmnCic9

    Volunteers are needed to be greeters/ushers, and acolytes, for the 5:00 p.m. In person worship and assisting ministers, and sound techs for the in person worship and the drive-in worship. Please use sign-up genius to sign-up to volunteer. https://goo.gl/YdCDBJ or you can call the office 815 895 9171.

    Those in need of Pastoral Care have two new options:

    1) Call Sue during business hours at the Salem Office

    2) Call or Text Salem's new Pastoral Care Line at 815-797-2441. Currently, this Google Voice number will call or text Pastor Preston's cell phone after hours. It may ask you to state your name before the call is connected, this will help weed out spam phone calls.

    In the future, this one number will ring/text either Pastor Preston's or our future Associate Pastor's cell phone depending who is on call for the evening.

    Non-emergency prayer requests may also be emailed to Pastor or at the Salem@slcsycamore.org address.

    Pastor Preston

    Welcome to Salem Lutheran Church

    Welcome to Salem where you can be part of a community to grow in faith and serve God.

    In this community of faith we value worship, hospitality, education, community outreach and service, diversity, and everyone’s faith journey.

    All are welcome. We embrace people of all ages, abilities, races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
    Whoever you are, there is a place for you here as a precious Child of God. You’re invited to worship and Salem activities as we seek
    to live Christ’s love together.
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    Our Mission

    By Grace, Salem seeks to live Christ's love which nurtures and grows faithful people grounded in God's word.

    Our Vision

    Salem seeks to inspire engagement through Christ-centered programs, build enthusiasm for mission, and foster a joy-filled environment.

    Core Values

    • Community Outreach & Service
    • Faith Journey
    • Hospitality
    • Teaching the Faith
    • Welcoming Diversity
    • Worship


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    Worship With Us


    1145 DeKalb Avenue
    Sycamore, IL 60178


    Saturdays at 5:00 p.m.
    Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
    Education Hour:
    Sundays starting in September


    Phone: 815-895-9171
    Fax: 815-895-6266
    Email Us


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    For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.Ephesians 2:8

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    Children in Sunday School

    Sunday School & Nursery

    Salem Lutheran Church Sunday School offers Sunday morning Christian education to 3-year-olds through 8th graders.
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    Youth Group teens

    Youth Group

    The High School Youth Group will meet immediately following the second service (11:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m.) on March 8, and 22.
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    Confirmation Ministry is a partnership between Confirmation leaders, parents, and baptismal sponsors in the nurturing of the students as they grow in faith.
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    Puppet Praise

    Creative Arts

    Salem Creative Arts/ Music Ministry offers a wide variety of worship support ensembles. Gifts of music and praise enrich and enhance services.
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