First Congregational United Church of Christ
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Salem, Oregon


The New Shalom is Out!



There are many events coming up

this weekend and during Holy Week.

Read the Shalom HERE to find out what's going on!


Housekeeper Wanted: Come, join us,

and help us care for our historic space!


 Cleaning Supplies     





Join us this Wednesday, March 21 for our last Lenten dinner:


Current Status of Latino Refugees in Our Area,

presented by a CAUSA representative


We will meet for dinner at 6:00 p.m., which will be followed by the presentation at 6:30 p.m. 




   Please make a note of our plans for Holy Week 2018:


Palm Sunday, March 25:                     


Palm Processional with our Children and Youth


Maundy Thursday, March 29:           

7:00 p.m. Service, a special musical Tenebrae with Marcia Hauff at the organ with selected readings. Communion will be served.


Good Friday, March 30:                

At 7:00 p.m., we will offer a repeat of last year’s contemplative worship in Talkington Hall including meditation on the stations of the cross and walking the labyrinth, among other options. There is little talking during this service which is supported beautifully by Judith Taussig at the harp. The church will also be open in the afternoon for prayer.                                                  








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

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. No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you're welcome here. Here at the United Church of Christ. 
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Join us for worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.

We are wheelchair accessible and have an elevator that services all floors. 

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 First Congregational United Church of Christ
700 Marion Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
All are welcome, always.