First Congregational United Church of Christ, Salem, Oregon
Sunday, April 20, 2014
An Open and Affirming Church

Welcome to First Congregational United Church of Christ in Salem, Oregon!


All Are Welcome Here.

We are a Just Peace and Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ.
This church welcomes everyone without regard to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, economic class, marital status, or physical/mental abilities and encourages all to share in the life and leadership of this congregation. Join us for worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.


Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday, April 13
10:30 a.m. Worship Service -- palm procession

Maundy Thursday, April 17
7:00 p.m. Candlelit Tenebrae Service of readings and Holy Communion
with optional footwashing

Easter Sunday, April 20
9:00 a.m. Worship Service
10:00 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt
11:00 a.m. Worship Service


Dine, Drama, and Bid-- Our Annual Auction
Saturday, May 3 at 5 p.m.
Proceeds go to Congregations Helping People and Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network.

Murder on the Titanic is the theme.
Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple, as you help solve the murder mystery of this evening.

Your Dine, Drama & Bid to do list:
1. Invite your family and friends and purchase tickets ($15 in advance or $18 at the door)

2. Drop off auction items in the church office. We are looking for nice stand-alone pieces, as well as smaller (new) items that we can use to put together gift baskets.

3. Drop off a bottle of wine for the wine wall.

4. Auction off your skill or talent! We want to auction off short classes to small groups.

5. Sign up to bring foods.

6. Put on calendar: Saturday, May 3 at 5 p.m.



Watch highlights of the Rise Up: Climate, Faith, and Action Conference @ Camp Adams, March 2014



We were featured in a Statesman Journal article on homelessness in Salem: and on the environment and our Mission 4/1 Earth! Statesman Journal Article April 4, 2013
We were also recently featured in

Our address: 700 Marion Street NE, Salem, OR 97301
Map of our address:


Visit the websites of the United Church of Christ and the
God Is
Still Speaking Campaign at and