"Hallelujah"

(Lyrics by Thomas H. Elroy)

A Bit of NSUMC History?!

We have recently come across some interesting history of the North Salem United Methodist Church.  To check out some milestone dates and a list of past and present pastors...


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​​​​It's not a secret...

...but do you know about God's Week, God's seven day/seven thousand year Week?  Consider what Peter wrote in his letter: 2 Peter, Chapter 3:3-4,8-9


"...scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires. They will say, 'Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.' "


And more:


"But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness..."


To read a series of essays on this fundamental and important doctrine of God's biblical 7000 year plan for mankind...​

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​The ​North Salem United Methodist Church

"View From The Pew" is here for you!  With this spot you, the user of this site, may write in to have posted a spiritual, social or biblical thought, an observation or an idea on just about any topic at all. The intent of this is to give voice to our membership - you.  Here it is hoped you will be encouraged to share your thoughts, feelings and/or understandings with us, your brethren.  An exchange of ideas and an understanding of the thoughts and views of others will undoubtedly edify and strengthen our church community.


To submit your thoughts, ideas or comments for publication in the "View From the Pew", fill out the from located on our "Contact Us"  page and then click "SUBMIT". (Pasting a message from a word processor is very convenient.) In a day or two your message will appear here on our Home Page following our pastor's published midweek message under, "From Me To You".​

A New NSUMC Ministry!

That's right! We have a new ministry at the NSUMC. Due to the kindness, obedience and generosity of the North Salem United Methodist Church Council there now exists a Benevolence Ministry that has been blessed and charged with lending a helping hand to those in our community and to those of our fellowship here at the NSUMC when things might take an unexpected, unfortunate turn.


The mission of this ministry to provide assistance, as we might be able and as funds are available, to any who find themselves with an urgent need on an immediate, short-term basis and/or until bigger and more established charities can brought in to provide aid should a situation prove to be long term.


Of course, such a ministry is only as effective as the resources at its disposal. So with that, available funds are always an ongoing concern. That is where YOU can help make a difference in this new ministry at the NSUMC. Please consider making a donation from time to time to the NSUMC Benevolence Fund. A dollar here and a dollar there might be enough to help someone where there is no other immediate help available.


To make a donation of any amount to the Benevolence Fund, please see the NSUMC Lay Leader, Mark Johnson, the NSUMC Finance Secrectary, Tom Kinney, or drop an envelope into the collection basket with the words: "Benevolence Fund" written across it so our counters know where to direct it.


Please consider helping this new NSUMC ministry and let us all take part in fulfilling the directive of our Lord Jesus when He said:


 "Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it (a kindness) to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’' (Matthew 25:40)

A Wholly Methodist
Seventh Day Worship Service!


Yep! That's right!. Every Saturday afternoon (the 7th day of the week) a Sabbath worship service is conducted in the Hope House of the Pleasant Street United Methodist Church located at 6 Pleasant Street right here in Salem.

This Sabbath worship service is open to all wishing to commemorate God's own Holy Day. And, to remember His Fourth Commandment that, like the other nine, was etched in stone as an "eternal" remembrance. So, let us so “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy." 

(Ex. 20:8 NIV)


Please consider joining in Sabbath Day worship with other Methodist at the Hope House at 3:00 p.m. every Saturday afternoon. And, with that being said:

See you there?!

Sunday Sermon October 13, 2019​  

​The Lynchpin Commandment!

So, you know the Ten Commandments, right? But do you know which commandment is the lynchpin of them all? Do you know the one commandment that ties together all the other nine, and without its presence and position in the lineup, there exists a void and separation between the remaining nine other commandments?

If you would like to learn what that all important lynchpin commandment is, just...​

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View From The Pew​



July 26, 2019

Submitted by Mark Johnson


"Jerusalem"

Some weeks ago and for some time, a video was available in this spot that dealt with the subject of Israel's return to its ancient homeland. It was a message by messianic rabbi Jonathn Cahn explaining just how miraculous it was that after nearly 2000 years of great tribulation, centuries of persecution, homelessness and murder God fulfilled His promise to one day return Israel to its homeland -- and for what purpose. Now, below, is another message from rabbi Cahn explaining the significance and importance of a tiny, rock strewn city that the whole world is obsessively focused upon. It is a message that all disciples of Christ should and need to hear for themselves.  Unfortunately, as with most things some will be offended or distracted by political or theological persuasion from hearing this message for what it is: a fulfillment of prophecy and a witness to the time in which we as Christians find ourselves. What is presented in rabbi Cahn's message does not need to be accepted as 100% accurate. For as Paul said to the Corinthians, "For our knowledge is imperfect and our prophecy is imperfect; but when the perfect comes, the imperfect will pass away." (1 Corinthians 13:9-10).  It is my hope here that all can overlook politics, personalities and theologies enough to hear the message that rabbi Cahn has to present. His message is not about politics or persons. It is about a Person, a very special Person! I hope this video will speak to you as it spoke to me. And may we all experience the Shalom that may be found in what awaits this world now and in the very near future.




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