Adult Bible Study Groups

Bible Study Groups for adults take place every Sunday at Salem.  Most groups gather at 9:00 on Sunday mornings on our church campus.  Connecting with a Bible Study Group is a great way to explore God's Word and connect with new  friends. Whether you are a newcomer or long-time attender... young or old... married or single... there is a Bible Study Group just right for you.  CLICK HERE to see a current listing of groups available.

Senior Adults
Our Young at Heart ministry focuses on those in our church family over 65 and helping them connect with one another developing and deepening friendships in the process.
  • Bible Study Groups on Sunday mornings at 9:00 am.
  • Monthly Luncheon that provide a program, great food, and warm fellowship.
  • Special Trips are planned throughout the year to provide memorable experiences for all involved in Young at Heart.

DEACON MINISTRY

The Deacon Ministry of Salem exists to spiritually serve the needs of our church family through hospital visitation, encouraging widows and widowers, helping those in need, and assisting with benevolent needs.  They also serve as spiritual advisors to our pastoral staff.


Our Deacons serve 3-year rotations/terms.


CURRENT DEACONS

2017

Tony Brooks

Danny Goins

Rick Herrell

Linc Holland

Stan Nalley

Patrick Pollock

Eddie Stooksbury

John Woodall

2018

Erech Atchley

Chuck Brantley

Chris Hubbs

Phil Keller

Todd Newton

Gene Parrott

John Spencer

Dale Walker

2019

Arvin Bakker

Doug Carpenter

Scott Hill

Harold Knott

Greg Moyers

Jonathan Woodall

PASTORAL CARE

Through the ministry of pastoral care we seek to provide encouragement, guidance, and hope through difficult times. If you have a need in any of the areas listed below please call the church office at (865) 922-3490.


BIBLICAL COUNSELING

Short-term Bible-based counseling is available to anyone in our church and local community at no charge.  Both pre-marital and marital counseling are available for a fee.*


PRAYER MINISTRY

If you have a need for prayer, please call the church office at (865) 922-3490 or complete a prayer request card online or during a Sunday worship service. We would love to pray with you.


HOSPITAL MINISTRY

Our Pastors and Deacons extend compassionate ministry and prayer to those who are hospitalized through personal visitation in area hospitals. Request a hospital or pre-surgery visit by calling the church office.


BENEVOLENCE MINISTRY

Are you experiencing a financial hardship? If so, we offer short-term financial assistance and/or Biblically-based guidance for church members in times of special need. All requests for assistance must be accompanied by a completed application.


BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY

Our desire is to provide care and comfort for any family who is suffering the loss of a loved one. One of our Pastors will attempt to contact a family member to express our condolences, pray for the family, and offer any assistance that the family may request. 


* Please Note: Currently none of our ministers are professional counselors. If further counseling or expertise is needed, our pastoral staff will help connect you with a professional who can assist more effectively.