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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



  • Chancel Choir Christmas Special

           December 16, 2018                                9:30 a.m. 

    Join as we celebrate in song the message of Christmas. 

    God is a Promise Keeper!

    The Salem Chancel Choir





  • Joint Christmas Eve Service at Mt. Carmel UMC

    All are welcome to help Salem UMC and Mt. Carmel UMC celebrate our Savior's birth. 

    Joint Chritmas Eve Service      at Mt. Carmel, 610 Mt. Carmel  Church Road, Pikeville at        5:30 pm, Monday, Dec. 24.

    Special offering for those churches and parsonages in our Conference that were damaged or destroyed by the devastating hurricanes


    Lighs of Love Luminaries.  Help us light up the church grounds at Mt. Carmel. 

    Order a luminary to honor or in memory of someone for $10 each.  Will benefit churches affected by hurricanes. Order blanks at Salem or you may contact Mary Ann Howell at 919-222-9190.  All orders must be received by Sunday, Dec. 16.          ========================



  • Sunday Service Schedule

                                                                                                 Worship - 09:30 am

    Sunday School - 10:45 am

    In effect through Sunday, Dec. 30

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    Beginning                                      Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019    

    Sunday School - 09:45 am 

     Worship - 11:00 am

    In effect through Sunday, June 30

               All Welcome                        Hope to see you!

    Rev. Liz Hounshell, Pastor                      Office Hours: Wednesdays                      11:30 am - 2:00 pm




  • Check ALL Announcements Often. Updates Frequently!

       Join us when you can!




  • Holy Land Pilgrimage

    You are invited on a Pilgrimage through Israel and Palestine   

    with Pastor Liz and Alpha Christian Tours!

    Dates are                          January 15--25, 2019.

    Basic price of the trip is $3,475 (other expenses are not included in this basic price, such as lunches, beverages at meals, love offerings for the guide and bus driver, personal items, etc.).     

    Please see Pastor Liz for more information.

    Trip of a lifetime to “walk where Jesus walked." Going to the Holy Land will enhance the way you read and understand Scripture.

    You will be totally uplifted by this trip. 

    Think about it!  


    Salem United Methodist Church Pastor Liz Hounshell                     919-735-9210

    (Contact if you're interested!)




  • 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!




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