December 2021 Events

December Opportunities

Share the Christmas spirit while offering a sweet treat and a pair of gloves to the 400 students at C.T. Vivian Primary School (previously Thomas Jefferson.

Food donations – non-perishable food items for Bethel United Methodist Food Bank.

Book club will be reading and discussing “The Faith Club” on Wednesday December 1 at 7:30pm on zoom. Please note the date change. All are welcome to join!

Project Room at the Inn is the new Christmas program (formerly the Giving Tree) through Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI). Salem Lutheran Church will have 60 names, and gift tags will provide a suggested donation amount. Funds will be received by LSSI and they will in turn purchase gifts for the child.

Join Adult Fellowship on Sunday, December 5, 2pm for A Christmas Carol (at the Scottish Rite Theatre, 400 Northeast Perry Avenue, Peoria) followed by dinner at Obed & Isaacs (321 NE Madison Ave, Peoria) at 5pm. Attendees will be responsible for purchasing their own tickets.

Fair Trade sales on Sunday, December 5 and Sunday, December 12 following the church service.

Gingerbread kits available and decorating at Salem on select days.

For every $25 dollar tax deductible donation you make to our CT Vivian Christmas Grocery Card Project between now and Sunday, December 12 – you will receive your choice of a free Dave’s Coffee Cake (variety of flavors) or one dozen Apple Cider donuts from Tanner’s.

Let our members know they’re remembered by providing a cheery greeting for their Thinking of You Christmas bags! You may bring your cards on Sunday, during office hours (Monday-Thursday: 8am-2pm; Friday: 8am-12pm) or in the sealed container at the back entrance at church any time before December 19 or call the church office to make other arrangements. (List of names is found in the Bugle/Bugle Blast).