What to Expect During Your First Visit
- How long will the service be?
For our traditional worship at 9:30 am: About 45 minutes to an hour, concluding at 10:15/10:30, with an open coffee hour to follow.
- What should I wear?
While our older congregants choose more reserved clothing at our traditional service, please wear whatever you feel comfortable wearing. God just wants you here!
- Where do I park?
Park in the upper parking lot near Park Avenue so that you can enter in the main doors.
- What door do I enter?
Use the #1 on the north side of the building.
- What are the seating arrangements?
For morning worship at 9:30 am: Anywhere in the sanctuary.
- What are key components of worship service?
We have four main parts of both of our worship services: We gather. We learn. We have Communion. We are sent.
- Will I be able to receive communion?
Yes. we welcome all present to celebrate the Lord’s Supper with us.
- Do I have to do anything?
You are welcome to sing, pray, share, recite or just sit and observe.
- Will there be an offering?
Yes, and please only give out of your heart. Your offering is used wisely to support all the missions of Salem. A basket will be open for collection as you process up for communion. We also offer online giving, with QR code that takes you to an online donation page.
- Is the building handicapped accessible?
Mostly. Although all floors except the lowest level are accessible from exterior, we do not have interior accessibility between floors. We are in the process of installing an interior chair lift from the lower level to lowest level.
- Is there handicapped seating?
Our main sanctuary includes a few pew cut-outs that allow those in wheelchairs to sit in community during worship. Our other worship spaces include chairs and flexible seating, so wheelchairs do not have an issue.