Salem Lutheran Church

1700 W. War Memorial Drive, Peoria, IL.

Join Us! Sunday Services 8:00am and 10:45am


Sermon Audio

Play Sermon Jan 25, 2015 - Hymn Sing
Play Sermon Jan 18, 2015 - Pastor Elise Rothfusz
Play Sermon Jan 11, 2015 - Pastor Dick Hanson
Play Sermon Jan 04, 2015 - Pastor Elise Rothfusz

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Welcome to Salem

We are the Salem family, growing people in Christ! It is our desire to follow our Lord more fully each day and offer others help in their faith journey as we grow together. Salem is a congregation where all ages have place and purpose. Our worship is "child friendly" with a Children's message each week. We hope you will take the time to look through our web site and visit us for Sunday worship. It is very important that everyone feel a sense of belonging, and we hope Salem may be that place for you.

News and Announcements

Larry Olson in concert - Feb 7

Salem is excited to welcome back Larry Olson of Dakota Road Music at 7:00pm on Saturday, February 7 in the Sanctuary. Larry is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who has recorded numerous CDs and written and published hundreds of songs that speak of his rural roots, ponderings of parenthood, stirrings from our global family, and journeys of faith. Admission is a nonperishable food item.

2015 brings Pastor Dick Hanson!

We are happy to announce the arrival of Pastor Dick Hanson, who started at Salem at the beginning of the year as the church's interim senior pastor. He has served nearly all Lutheran ELCA churches in the Northern Conference in some capacity and Salem is his 10th interim position. Come meet him...if you don't already know him!

Preschool enrollment

Do you have children who turn 3 or 4 by September 1? If so, you may enroll them in Salem's preschool which provides a loving and Christian-based atmosphere for your children to learn and grow. Contact Pam at the church to enroll and learn more.

Vibrant Faith @ Home

Salem subscribes to Vibrant Faith @ Home, a ministry that supports families who are intentional about their faith and religious practice as they raise the next generation of committed Christians. It seeks to equip and empower households to : TALK with each other about their faith, PRAY together in ways that are comfortable and comforting, RITUALIZE their important moments, REACH OUT in service and support of others. More than 60 faith activities are published each season -- spring, summer, fall and winter.



Salem Lutheran Church
1700 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL. 61614-6752
(309) 688-9212

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