Salem Lutheran Church

Serving Christ from Pike Township since 1836. Indianapolis, IN
Salem Lutheran Church
Salem Lutheran Church
Salem Lutheran Church
Salem Lutheran Church
Salem Lutheran Church
Salem Lutheran Church

Plan Your Visit

Services

Address
4700 W 72nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Phone
(317) 291-5004

Website

Directions
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Who We Are

Salem is a caring community of believers who offer an open invitation to join us in serving, communing, and growing in Jesus Christ. It is the home of Shalom Ministry, a parallel mission development of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Indiana-Kentucky Synod.

About Us

Vibe
Casual

Music
Traditional Hymns, Organ

Denomination
Lutheran (ELCA)

Networks

Size
Small

Founded
1836

Contact

Address
4700 W 72nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Phone
(317) 291-5004

Website

Directions
Get directions on Google Maps

Our Services

What are services like?
Most Sundays we worship from the ELW "cranberry" book. Monthly we use the blue "With One Voice" book on the Second Sunday. Third Sundays we use Art Gorman's "Chicago Folk Service" which is accompanied by guitar, piano and other string or wind instruments.

What is the community like?
New Augusta is an old community surrounded by suburban Northwest Indianapolis.

Leadership

Douglas Mmari
Interim Minister

Minister Douglas Mmari serves as Salem Synodically Authorized Interim Minister while developing the Shalom Ministry. The Shalom Ministry is mainly focusing on reaching out and ministering to the Sub Saharan Africans, of which most of them are refugees from Rwanda, the Congo and Burundi. Listening to their stories, some have lived in the bush, refugee camps and out in the streets for years – no electricity, no home, no property, no medication and no meaning of life. They still shed tears when they remember the brutality that they saw and experienced. We also have people from other countries such as Zimbabwe, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Central Africa, and Algeria who are here for difference reasons. Minister Mmari is from Tanzania.

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