Historical Old Salem

 

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Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church

905 Frederick Road in Catonsville, MD

Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church

Most people enter from the rear of the building.

All Are Welcomed

Our Pastors

Tim Jahn and Dave Asendorf

The Chancel

Salem Choir

We have an extensive music program.

Children's Sermon

Confirmation

Rally Day for Sunday School

Sunday School is held at 9:35 during the school year.

Baptism

Communion

Praising God through Hymns

Saturday Evening Worship

Ascension Painting

by Charles Mente, ca. 1908

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get in touch

David K. Asendorf, Pastor
Timothy D. Jahn, Associate Pastor

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

 

 

Historical Old Salem

Historical Old Salem is the original building of Salem Lutheran Church at 701  Ingleside Avenue, Catonsville, MD.  It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Historical Old Salem News

Bus Trip

Historical Old Salem's Spring Bus Trip will be on Saturday, May 2. We'll leave the Southwest Park & Ride at 8 a.m. Our first stop will be Kitchen Kettle Village, a shopping mecca offering “all kinds of everything”, before heading to the Rainbow Dinner Theater, where we will enjoy a buffet lunch and  “The Hallelujah Girls,”a comedy in which a group of girls, short on cash but long on friendship, turn a vacant Church into a hysterical health-and-beauty emporium. Cost is $85 per person, and includes bus transportation, dinner theater (show and meal), taxes, and meal gratuity. Shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village is on your own. We will return home at approximately 6 p.m.  Contact Sharon at 410-744-8724 (evenings) by April 2nd for more information or to reserve your spot.

 

Cemetery Book

A Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church cemetery book recording burials up 2011.   The cemetery was established in 1849 and contains many founding members of the church as well as their descendants.  Prominent surnames are BASSLER, BAUMAN, BLOMEIER, DIETZ, DILL, EGE, FREUND, GOHR, KIMMELSHUE, KIRN, KRONER, LAUMAN, LEIMBACH, MAISEL, PIEL, REICH, RODGERS, RUFF, SCHAUB, UEBEL, WALTER, WESSLING and ZELTMAN as well as many others.  Some of these same families moved westward and went on to be founding members of Lutheran Churches in Howard Co., MD


The book is on sale with any proceeds to benefit Historic Old Salem, Inc. The cost of the books is $20 and postage/packaging is $3.50.   Checks should be made payable to Historical Old Salem, Inc. c/o Michele Miller, 6207 Beechwood Road,  Baltimore, MD  21239.  Please remember to include your full name and address for mailing.  Please call Michelle at 410-377-4169 or Sharon at 410-744-8724 for more information.
Historical Old Salem, Inc.

Historical Old Salem Formation

In 1976, a group of interested Catonsville people organized Historical Old Salem, Inc., the purpose of which was to restore and preserve Old Salem Church and site.  Through a 99-year lease the organization accepted the responsibility for the care and custody of the building and grounds.


Fortified with a substantial grant for the Maryland Historical Trust, annual membership contributions, memorials and subsequent grants, the restoration got under way.  The work is continuing as funds become available.
Because the up-keep and restoration of Old Salem and the cemetery is on-going, the Old Salem Trust Fund was established in 1989.  "to provide and assure a financial means to continue the restoration and preservation of the Old Salem Church and adjoining cemetery grounds into the future."

For more information , Contact Old Historical Salem or old-salem@salem-catonsville.org

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