Thanks for joining us this weekend. We are so glad you're here.
If you are attending our in-person weekend services, please stop by the Welcome Center in the lobby to introduce yourself. We would be happy to answer any questions that you might have and provide you with a free gift.
If you are joining us online, we have a webpage for you to get to know more about us.
Our offices are open Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. We are closed on Mondays and on Fridays we are open from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.
Currently, we offer in-person services on Saturdays at 5:00 pm and Sunday mornings at 8:00 am, 9:30 am and 11:00 am. We also offer an online livestream service at 9:30 am, which you can access with the link below.
We hope to see you there!
We are so excited to host Night to Shine, an amazing prom experience centered on God's love for people with special needs, happening February 9, 2024. Join us by volunteering and help make this event go smoothly. You must be age 15 and up to volunteer. Click below to learn more and sign up as a guest or volunteer or purchase items off our wishlist.
The Night to Shine leadership team is looking for businesses that would be interested in sponsoring NTS 2024. All donations are tax-deductible and business sponsors will be featured on promotional materials and receive recognition. Look over our Sponsor Letter and help make NTS 2024 happen for our neighbors affected by disabilities.
Come worship with us! We would like to invite you and your families to a night of celebrating the birth of Jesus on Friday, December 8 at 7:00 pm in the Worship Center.
The Advent Prayer Path is a guided prayer experience for anyone looking to ready their heart for the season of Advent. It will be open in Cedar Hall from Tuesday–Thursday, December 19–21 from 8:30 am–8:30 pm and Friday, December 22 from 8:30 am–2:00 pm. Come as you are or come with a group, no need to register. Contact Sarah for any questions.
Join us on Sunday, December 24 at 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm, or 11:00 pm for our Christmas Eve Service. OMNI classes, for infants–five years old (not yet in kindergarten), will be available at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Livestream and ASL will be available at 3:00 pm. Please note we will have no service on Saturday, December 23.
Join us on Saturday, December 30 at 5:00 pm or on Sunday, December 31 at 8:00 am, 9:30 am, or 11:00 am.
Perspectives is a global movement in the form of a 15-week education course that is awakening the Body of Christ to pursue the fulfillment of God’s global purpose within every people group for His glory. Join us on Mondays starting on January 15 through May 13 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm as we discover all God has been doing, is doing, and will do in the future! Contact Kurt for any questions.
Financial Peace University is a nine-week class that teaches you the step-by-step plan (baby steps) to pay off debt fast and save more money for your future. The course begins on Monday night, January 22, 2024 and will meet every Monday until March 18, 2024. Registration is below and for any questions contact Gordon.
Moms with young kids, join us at Hearts at Home! Hearts at Home is our ministry to moms with young kids. If you have children who are not yet in school, or you homeschool young kids and are looking for community with other moms, we would love for you to join us on Thursday mornings from 9:00 am–11:00 am. Childcare provided.
Congregation – We'd love to invite you to join us for the worship portion of First Thursday! Please come at 8:00 pm for worship and enter through the doors that face Broadway Commons. We're excited and expectant for these nights full of multi-generational worship!
Young Adults if you would like dinner before worship, come join us at 7:30 pm. For more information please email Sean below.
Join us Friday, December 15 at 7:10 am in the Upper Room (4th floor of Broadway Commons) for our monthly prayer time for the neighborhoods.
Every Parent is a place to connect with other families in your same age and stage. This monthly event provides a space to hear teaching on topics that are relevant to parents, connect with others in your stage of life and share ideas and encouragement. This is for parents of kids ages birth through high school. Join us Sunday, December 10 from 4:00-6:00 pm in Cedar Hall. Reach out to Morgan for more information.
Join us for A Call to Prayer as we intercede for the peace of God to fall on our church family. We meet on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in Broadway Commons. Click below for more details.
The Gathering is our monthly event for women. This is an intentional space for women of all ages and stages to come together around worship, biblical teaching, table discussion, fellowship and fun. You don’t have to register to join – just show up on the first Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 pm. We hope to see you there! Contact Morgan for more information.
A group of veterans meet monthly to share, support and be refreshed spiritually. If you are a veteran or know one who might be interested in a faith-based support group, contact Gordon Bergman below.
The rise in mental illness during the pandemic has been immense. This can take a significant toll on family members who love and care for those struggling with mental health. Hope Connection is our support group for those family members that meets on the first Monday of each month. For more information contact Gordon Bergman.
The Employment Network has been helping people find work and hope for many years. We are available to anyone who needs some help with job search basics. Please contact Gordon Bergman for more information.
We seek to support and encourage families at Salem Alliance who do foster care. If you currently are involved in fostering children, or know of a family at church who do, please contact Gordon Bergman, Pastor of Pastoral Care below.
If you would like to bless our global neighbors by joining this ministry, contact Anya below.
We have a ministry for moms of young children called Hearts at Home. Each week on Thursday mornings from 9:00 am–11:00 am, moms can bring their children to our Little Hearts program so they can gather for uninterrupted time connecting with God and other moms. If you are looking for ways to serve - come join our Little Hearts children's team as a regular weekly teacher or as a sub. For more information, contact Morgan Tyler.
Do you have experience serving on a worship team? We are looking for volunteers who are skilled in instruments/music and would be willing to join our Worship Team. Especially looking for anyone who plays drums, bass or electric guitar. If you have any interest in auditioning or for more information, contact Jill O'Connor.
We intentionally celebrate the staff at our partner schools. It is important that those in education know how appreciative the church is for the role they play in caring for, teaching and raising up the children in our neighborhoods. Do you love to shop, decorate and make people feel seen and loved? If yes, would you consider hosting a staff appreciation day. Click below to read the responsibilities and to view openings.
Come alongside our local schools by adopting a classroom to support teachers and students, encouraging staff through intentional appreciation and praying for them all by name. We have a variety of opportunities for you to help us bless every school, so click below to learn more and sign up!
The Upper Room is a place set aside for prayer & solitude. It is primarily available for quiet individual communication with God. It is open on Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. You are encouraged to take advantage of this special place. There is also an opportunity to serve as an Upper Room Host at the lobby desk. If you have questions, please reach out to Gordon Bergman.
The International Prayer Gathering welcomes folks from around the world to meet on Sundays for an extended time of prayer and worship in many different languages. We are looking for volunteers to help in making our Sunday gatherings run smoothly. Please contact Doug Holcomb for more information.
Would you like to bless students by driving them in a bus to their youth activities? If you have your CDL and would be willing to spend some driving time with middle or high school students, we need your help. We have several retreats and activities planned throughout the year and use busses to transport our students safely. Email Rachel Knowles if you are interested.
Did you know that we have neighbors who live in homes with little to no furniture, especially beds or who struggle to heat their homes in the winter? The Furniture Bank & RORS ministries demonstrate and declare the Gospel through the provision of furniture and wood to those in need. Both teams work on Saturdays to provide for our neighbors. Click the link for more information or to join either team.
Salem Alliance is teaming up with Robin and Wendy Gutierrez in Macas, Ecuador July 5-21, 2024. We would like to send 12-15 people to serve kids ages 3-13 organizing a children's outreach event. This would be a great opportunity for families with teenagers to go overseas and serve together.
If you'd like to serve with us and tell children about Jesus in Ecuador, we are now taking applications.
We would love to talk to you more about how God is calling you to the nations, whether you're curious about your next steps or being a part of a short term team. Contact us below for that conversation, or click the link to learn more.
Visiting or being a regular part of a Barnabas Group gives you an inside look to the ministry our international workers do around the world. With opportunities throughout the month to connect, pray and support them as they serve, you are able to join in to be part of the work that God is doing in and through them. Contact us for more information.
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Life Groups give us a place to do life with Jesus, Together and On Mission. They look many different ways and we hope you can find a Christ-centered community to be a part of. Below are different ways you can join us:
The GPS Assessment is a free online assessment that explores your gifts, passions and story and how they intersect to empower you to live on mission. Click below to access the GPS Assessment, helpful resources and learn more about your unique role in seeing Salem become a city at peace with God.
Salem Alliance Church is looking for a Pastor of Preschool ministries to work 40 hours a week to provide leadership, pastoral care, curriculum oversight, and volunteer management & development. We are seeking someone highly organized, detail-oriented, enjoys curriculum, and can work independently. This position requires weekend hours. For more information please read the job description below.
To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to the email below. Application deadline: Friday, January 5.
Salem Alliance Church is looking for a 30-40 hours Assistant Director of Finance. We are seeking someone with a strong accounting background and broad experience. This person will provide accounting and management skills to support a variety of ministries at the church. We are looking for someone who can troubleshoot multiple software systems, analyze and reconcile financial data, is skilled in financial analysis, and able to prepare financial statements and reports. For more information please read the job description below.
To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to the email below. Application deadline: Friday, January 12.
For any questions regarding employment please use the email below.
Salem Alliance Church is looking for a Pastor of Middle School ministries to work 40 hours a week to provide leadership, pastoral care, and volunteer management & development. We are seeking someone who is passionate about youth discipleship. This position requires weekend hours. For more information please read the job description below.
To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to the email below. Application deadline: Friday, January 19.
For any questions regarding employment please use the email below.
God has given us a unique purpose in Salem, Oregon – to be a City at Peace with God. Your generosity fuels that vision and helps it become a reality. Our budget consists of a Ministry Fund (funding our vision to be a City at Peace with God), a Great Commission Fund (sending out local and international missionaries), a Clear Campaign Fund (reducing the debt of property loans) and a Benevolent Fund (used to help families in need in our church and community).
You can mail in your cash or checks. Our address is 555 Gaines Street NE, Salem, OR 97301, or you can give through the Salem Alliance app.
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