History of Salem

 

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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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

 

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

 

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

 

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

 

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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
office@salem-catonsville.org

Worship Schedule
Saturday Evening—5 p.m.
Sunday Morning (Early) - 8:15 a.m.
Sunday School - 9:35 a.m.
Adult Forum - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Morning (Late) - 11:00 a.m.
Nursery with Approved Adults at 11:00 a.m.

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get in touch

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

905 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228-4517
410 747-0720
office@salem-catonsville.org

 

 

History of Salem

Stephen Timmel recorded the oral history of Salem as part of an Eagle Scout Award Project.

Salem's People



Salem's Building


Oral History Partipants

Several monographs have been written about Salem over its history.  Here are links to several of these.

Salem History Timeline

Salem at 165: A Celebration of Grace by Ed Whetstone

165th Anniversary Talk by Judy LeGath

Architecture of Old Salem

Art and Architecture of Salem

Salem's Organ

Historic Photographs from the Archives

Salem's Sanctuary Evolution in Photos

History of Old Salem

The Catonsville Lutheran Church by George C. Keidel, 1919

"In Those Days" A Brief Story of His Ministry by John Culler Bowers, 1942

"Salem:  The Church Beautiful" by Mrs. John C. Bowers, 1946

"My Story"  the Story of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church One Hundredth Anniversary, 1949

Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church:  125 Years of Christian Ministry, 1849-1974 by W. Edward Orser, 1975

CELEBRATING OUR 160th ANNIVERSARY, 2009

Pastor G. Edward Whetstone named Pastor Emeritus

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ELCA:  Salem 1988-2013
 

    Youth at Shrove Tuesday Dinner

 

 

 

 

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