Welcome to Salem Lutheran Church!


Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church


Salem Choir


Bell Choir


St. David's Children's Choir


Welcoming Congregants to Worship


Welcoming Home-bound to Maundy Thursday Worship




Communion is offered to all


Quilts for Lutheran World Relief


2016 Confirmands


Children's Sermon


Bible Stories for Sunday School



Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church

Rev. David K. Asendorf, Senior Pastor
Rev. Dr. Ann Dentry, Pastor

905 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228-4517
410 747-0720

Worship Schedule

Saturday Evening Contemporary Worship with Holy Communion – 5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) with Holy Communion – 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School – 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum – 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning (Late) with Holy Communion – 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

Salem’s Reformation 500 Events

Upcoming Events

February 5 to March 25 – Agape Art Gallery “Come with me….Field, Forest and
Flashing Sea,”  paintings by Charles Gordon Dentry

February 28, 5:30 to 7 p.m. — Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

The Lenten Season at Salem

Ash Wednesday
March 1, 2017
Worship with Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes
2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Wednesdays During Lent, March 8 – April 5
6:30 p.m. Soup Supper in Bethany Hall
7:30 p.m.Worship in the Nave
The theme for this Lent:
What do you hunger for?
Reflections concerning healing, forgiveness, peace, repentance and justice

Brush Off Your Small Catechism – Adult Forum During Lent
Pastor Asendorf will be leading our Adult Forum during Lent, beginning Sunday, March 5.  The Adult Forum meets in the Katie Luther Room from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Bring your copy of Luther’s Small Catechism and come prepared to reflect on the basics of the Christian faith.  You don’t have a copy?  Not to worry as Pastor Dave will have copies available.    He promises there will be no homework, quizzes or papers.  Come for an action-packed forty-five minutes of theology!

March 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Historic Old Salem’s Annual Craft Fair and Flea Market Details here.

March 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wellness Day

March 25, April 1, and April 8, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., First Communion Instruction

March 26, Social Ministry Pot Luck Dinner
to support Tanzania Nkoaranga Lutheran hospital’s palliative CARE PROGRAM

April 15, Deadline to apply for Salem Scholarships

What’s New

Please note that we are moving our website to WordPress and are switching our hosting service.  Some links may not work and we are working hard to correct and problems and to convert the secondary pages to WordPress.  Please be patient.  If you find a problem, please let us know at salemtech@salem-catonsville.org.

For access to the old website, click here.


Salem is a smoke-free campus. Smoking of tobacco related products and/or electronic cigarettes is prohibited on the church grounds. You may smoke on the Newburg Avenue sidewalk or at the Frederick Road bus stop.

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Salem is handicap accessible with no steps from the parking lot to the chancel.