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Salem United Methodist Church        2706 Salem Church Road         Goldsboro, NC 27530    



Mission Statement

Salem United Methodist Church exists to follow the example of Jesus Christ, to help seekers of Christ expenience God's grace and to serve the needs of the community.


Thank you for visiting our website!

Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age



  • Salem Chancel Choir Christmas Program


    The Salem Chancel Choir would like to invite you all to join us as we worship  Christ and celebrate Christmas in song.  

    This special service will be on                                                                   Sunday, December 15th           during 9:30 am worship time. 

    How special it is when God’s people come together to express their appreciation and love to the Father and also to share in corporate praise with one another!

    The program this year is titled                                                                                     His Wonderful Light.     

         Hope to see you on the 15th!




  • Lights of Love Luminaries

    The Lights of  Christ for Christmas Eve.

    Luminaries in honor of, or in memory of someone, may be purchased for $10 each.  They will light up our church grounds on Christmas Eve.

       Christmas Eve Service                          5:00 pm

    Money raised will benefit the Methodist Home for Children.

    Order blanks are in Sunday bulletins and in Fellowship Hall.

    Fill out an order blank and return with your check for $10 for each luminary.  Make check to Salem UMC and put Methodist Home for Children on memo line.  You may place in offering plate or you can mail order to:

    Salem UMC Luminaries                2706 Salem Church            Goldsboro NC 27530

    Each order must include name and phone number of donor, name of person in honor of or in memory of and $10 per luminary.

    All orders must be received by                  Sunday, Dec. 15

    Thank you for your support!               ----------------------------------



  • Christmas Eve Service

    Tuesday, December 24 

    5:00 pm


       Communion and Candlelight.           Lights of Love Luminaries                  on the church grounds.                     A special offering                                   will benefit         Methodist Home for Children.

          We hope you can join us.




  • Salem Readers

                                               Salem Readers  

    If you enjoy reading good books and the fellowship of others who do, you are invited to join us as we explore together! 

    Next meeting will  be on      Tuesday, December 17                             at 6:30 pm                                  in the Fellowship Hall.

    Our discussion will be on

        The Curious Incident of the Dog           in the Night-Time                               

                               by Mark Haddon

    Contact  Kim Webb...webb2259@nc.rr.com            =============================



  • Sunday Service Schedule


     Worship                 9:30 am

     Sunday School   10:45 am

      Thru Sunday, December 29, 2019

    Nursery and Children's Church Available


              Schedule Changes

            Sunday January 5, 2020                          thru Sunday, June 28, 202   

            9:45 am - Sunday School

              11:00 am - Worship

     Nursery & Children’s Church Available

                   All Welcome!                           Hope to see you!

    Rev. Liz Hounshell, Pastor                     Office Hours: Wednesdays                  09:00 am - 11:30 pm




  • Check ALL Announcements Often. Updates Frequently!

       Join us when you can!




  • Sign-Up to Serve

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    Liturgist - Flowers - Nursery - Children's Church -Ushers, etc. Sign-Up Sheets in the Fellowship Hall.  

    There's a spot for you!

    Please sign up to help lead worship and grow in your discipleship of Jesus Christ.




  • CAN DO

                         Food for Hunger     

    CAN DO  

    Salem Outreach: Pick up one or two extra cans of food when buying your own groceries.  Collection Crates are in the Fellowship Hall.  Filled crates are alternately delivered to the Community Soup Kitchen, Salvation Army, and United Church Ministries.      

    We CAN DO something about hunger in our community.

    Thank you for your support!


  • Men's Shelter Project

    Salem Outreach:  Supporting the Men's Shelter of the Salvation Army and helping provide the necessary items needed for daily living.

    Items include personal travel-size toiletries such as: shower gels, small bar soaps, deodorants, razors, shaving creams, toothpastes, toothbrushes and combs. Also, socks, shower shoes (one size fits all), flip flops. Warm gloves are needed for the cold months.

    Linens that include sheets (twin), pillows, blankets, towels, washcloths, etc.

    You are invited to help.  A basket is located on the Outreach table in the Fellowship Hall for your items.

    Thank you for your support!




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    Salem Outreah: Save Plastic Grocery Bags and bring them to church each Sunday. Please place them in the proper receptacle on the Outreach table in the Fellowship Hall. They will be given to those groups who are in ministry making Sleep Mats for the Homeless.

    Approximately 1,000 bags are needed for just one mat! Won't you help with this worthwhile church-wide project?

    Thank you for your support!




  December 2019  
Upcoming Events


Salem Readers
6:30 PM
FH - "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time " by Mark Haddon
Cub Scout Pack 581
6:30 PM
Boy Scouts Troop 581
7:00 PM


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