15240 Main St
P.O. Box 678
Venedocia, OH 45894
Fellowship Sunday: occasionally throughout the year we have refreshments in the prayer room following worship.
On the local level, the church is governed by the Session, which consists of the pastor and elders elected by the congregation. We have Trustees who take care of financial and building matters. The Music Committee plans special music for worship throughout the year and the annual Gymanfa Ganu.
Youth Group is open to all youth in junior high and high school. They meet twice a month during the school year. they have devotions, snacks, and a program, which varies from crazy games to discussing videos and popular music. Most of their meetings are on Sunday Evenings, but occasionally they meet for projects and other events at other times.
Women's Association meets once a month on Thursday mornings. They are involved in study and mission. They prepare funeral dinners and cook for the Lions Club meetings.
Alpha Kappa is open to all women. They meet once a month for programs and go on occasional outings.
Senior Luncheons: On the last Wednesday of most months we serve a meal for seniors at the Lions Club through the Community Care Team, a joint project with the Lions Club.
Vacation Bible School is held for a week every June. children 3 years old through 6th grade spend the morning exploring God's Word through stories, music, crafts, and science.
Lenten Worship. We gather in worship at 7pm Wednesday evenings during lent, beginning with Ash Wednesday. Different groups and families in the church prepare a meal for us prior to each prayer service. We also have a meal and special service on Maundy Thursday.
Easter. The youth group leads us in worship at 7am on Easter Sunday. During the worship service we celebrate Easter by transforming the cross from an instrument of death to a sign of hope as we place flowers on it. Following the Sunrise Service, we have a breakfast.
Thanksgiving Eve service is at 7pm the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Christmas Eve Worship. At 10pm on Christmas Eve we gather for worship, which features communion and ends with candlelight.
Salem continued to worship in the Welsh language well into the 20th century. Our current building, which was constructed in 1898, is the third building the church has used for worship. Over the years, the Horeb Presbyterian Church, Bethel Presbyterian Church, Venedocia Presbyterian Church, and Zion Presbyterian Church have all joined us.
We celebrate our Welsh history and culture annually with a St. David's Day dinner and program on a Sunday afternoon in early March. St. David was the patron saint of Wales. the biggest event of the year is our Gymanfa Ganu (Festival of Song), which is held on the Sunday evening of Labor Day weekend. People come from all over the country as we sing Welsh hymns (in English) in four part harmony.