Welcome to Salem United Methodist Church

  • Salem UMC offers 3 adult worship services. Tuesday at 6:00 p.m at Manna Campus and Sunday at 8:00 am and 9:30 am at the main campus.

  • Salem UMC offers a nursery for infants and toddlers as well as a children’s worship service for children 3 through 5th grade during the 9:30 Worship Service.

  • Youth programs are offered for both Junior high and Senior high youth

  • Services are casual and include both singing and praise.

  • We invite you to sing along with us!

  • Dress is casual. Expect to see everything from jeans to dress. Just be yourself and relax

  • As you enter for worship, you will be greeted by a member who is ready to help you find your way to the sanctuary and Fellowship area where coffee is served.

  • Handicap accessible restrooms are in the main entrance hallway and two more restrooms are available just of f the fellowship across from the kitchen. There is also a children's bathroom with a changing table in the nursery, located in the east hallway down from the kitchen.

  • Each pew has an attendance sheet and pen.  We ask that you fill out your information and pass it down the pew.  This is our attendance and address tracker. 

  • Prayer slips are found in your bulletin packet. We gather all prayer slips during the opening music.

  • If you choose to give during the offering time, know that your gifts will be used to directly pay for the ministry you experience during the worship.

  • Coffee and Fellowship are important at Salem UMC. Coffee and light snacks are available after each service in the Fellowship Hall.

  • Salem UMC offers Holy Communion every week at the 8:00 am service and on the first Sunday of the month at all services.  All who feel encouraged by the Holy Spirit to participate are welcome without regard to age or membership.  The only requirements are a willing spirit and a humble heart inclined toward God. 


Salem United Methodist in Council Bluffs, Iowa welcomes you to explore our church and hope that you will visit us soon. We are dedicated to creating a vital and active church. Visit our Upcoming Events and facebook page for a glimpse into our activity!


Main Campus:

14955 Somerset Ave. 51503


Lake Manawa Campus

10 Huron Drive 51501

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