Adult or Intergenerational Studies

New Member Inquiry Pizza Party

Are you a visitor to Salem who is interested in finding out about what Salem has to offer you as a member?
If you are, you are invited to attend a
“New Member Inquiry Pizza Party” on
Saturday, November 16 at 6:15 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.
We will provide a brief introduction to our heritage as Lutherans and as partners in the ELCA, and introduce you to the ministries of Salem. Join us for this informal time of sharing and getting to know one another. Please let us know of your interest by
calling the office 815-895-9171 and letting us know if you
are planning to attend and if you are bringing children.

Assisting Minister Training

If you have an interest in assisting Pastor Preston during worship, there will be Assisting Minister training on November 24 at 11:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary.

Lunch and Learn


Weekly studies on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Salem’s Chapel Lounge. Bring your lunches, your Bibles, your eagerness to share, and join us for the adventure. Retired pastors and Salem members Henrietta (Hank) Milner and John Seraphine will be leading. Please consider joining us for these discussions. John Seraphine heatherhopefarm.com

Household Dedication to Jesus, the Good Shepherd

What is a household dedication to Jesus, the Good Shepherd? A household dedication is a ceremony in your home in which you ask Jesus to guide and protect your family in a special way. In other words, you invite Jesus to be the Shepherd of your home. Look for the Household Dedication to Jesus, the Good Shepherd insert in this newsletter. Pick up a copy of the dedication in the Narthex