Welcome

At Salem United Church of Christ, we are friends, family, young, old, single, married, kids, retired, traditional, open-minded. While we can’t be all things to all people we like to think we have much to offer and can be many things to many people while still maintaining our relationship with God. We invite you to look around and get a feel for our church.

Mission Statement

At Salem United Church of Christ of Rohrerstown, we celebrate our unique gifts as a part of the Body of Jesus Christ. We Strive to model the ways of Christ through our worship and prayer life, our practice of discipleship, and our life of fellowship. We commit our energies to live as servants and extend Christian hospitality and mission to our local and world community. Building upond the historical and contemporary, we come together to shape the lives of tomorrow. 

 

We invite you to join us each week to celebrate the life of Jesus Christ...

 

      Adult Sunday School 9:00 am in the Library with nursery available

      Worship 10:00 am in the Sanctuary

Salem United Church of Christ

Salem UCC - Happenings:

 

Worship in July and August
  “Sunday worship, every Sunday, is a celebration of God’s story.”

Series Title: “The Outsiders”

July 3 – “The Traveler”             Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 
The traveler is always an outsider, visiting new places and adjusting to customs and cultures outside their own experience. Jesus warns the disciples that not everyone will welcome them on their journey. 
We too, will suffer rejection on our journey as Jesus’ followers. Jesus wants us to make the most of the places we are welcomed and not worry so much about the places that turn us away. It is the places of welcome where an outsider becomes an insider.  Embrace them, find them and create them for others.   

 

July 10 -  “The Neighbor”          Luke 10:25-37 
Who is our neighbor? The parable of the Good Samaritan reminds us that the outsider is our neighbor, perhaps even more a neighbor than the so-called “insiders” across the street. Neighbors act with love and grace when it is least expected. Who are the neighbors in your life and how are you called to be a neighbor, inviting and welcoming in spite of perceived differences and disagreements? 

 

July 17 – Guest Preacher: Rev. Phyllis Baum

 

For the remainder of the summer Pastor Verne is lining up speakers from various organizations that we support, both locally and in the wider church. Some of the organizations and persons you can expect to hear from this summer are:
Partners in Peace/Lakota Partnership; CWS/Refugee Resettlement in Lancaster area; Andy Appel/ Honduras Mission to equip schools; Changes at Hartman Center; UCC Homes.

 

August 28 – Outdoor Worship and Picnic 

2312 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603   717-397-0141   salemroh@hotmail.com 

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