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.

Holy Week Worship Schedule

Palm Sunday – April 9, 2017
8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.  — Worship Service with Holy Communion

Distribution of Palms

Maundy Thursday – April 13, 2017
12 noon — Luncheon in Bethany Hall

2 p.m. – Worship Service with Holy Communion
7:30 p.m. — Worship Service with Holy Communion

Good Friday – April 14, 2017
7:30 p.m. – Worship Service of Darkness

Holy Saturday — April 15, 2017
8:45 p.m. – Easter Vigil followed by candlelight breakfast

(no 5 p.m. Worship Service)

The Resurrection of Our Lord – April 16, 2017
8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.  — Festival Services with Holy Communion


Upcoming Events

Salem’s Reformation 500 Events

The Lenten Season at Salem

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.  

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 2, Spring Art Show “Senior Spring”

April 8, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  New Disciples (Members) Class

April 15, 12 p.m.  Dedication of Bethany Hall Mosaic Mural

April 15, Deadline to apply for Salem Scholarships
Click for Brochure and Application

April 29, 11:30 a.m. Mother, Daughter, Friends Luncheon

What’s New

Please note that we are moving our website to WordPress and are switching our hosting service. 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.