Stay Connected to Jesus and His Word!

Don't put your faith on the shelf during this pandemic! Below you will find a list of resources that can help you stay connected to God's Word, the power source of your faith.  Additionally, there are some other practical lifestyle resources during stay-at-home living.  Please note, many of these links will take you to external websites. We are not responsible for the content of these external resources, and they may change without warning.  These are being provided as a service to help you and your family during COVID-19.

Faith and Life Resources During COVID-19


    Salem online services - Join us on Sundays at 9:30am for our weekly online service.  Also, you'll find a library of all past services since in-person worship was suspended.

    Forward in Christ magazine - The April and May editions of these monthly magazines are being offered free in digital format.  Contains excellent devotional and educational articles, as well as items of interest from WELS (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod).

    Daily COVID-19 video devotions - Less than 2 minutes long, these WELS-produced daily video devotions are timely in topic, and reliable in content.

    WELS-wide Easter Service - Easter's so nice, why not celebrate twice? This special service was part of a synod-wide online service on Easter Sunday. The music and message are powerful, and the fellowship of faith we share with Christians around the nation is an uplifting part of this special service.

    Time of Grace - This WELS affiliated media ministry includes written blogs, video devotions, and tons of other great resources to help you grow in your faith.  You can subscribe for daily emails or follow on your favorite Social Media channel.

    Other WELS devotional resources - Check these out for more devotional resources available through Northwestern Publishing House (NPH), the WELS publisher of devotional and curriculum, materials.

  • child and family faith resources

    Family Devotions - These WELS produced devotions are provided three times each week (Mon, Wed, Fri).  You can subscribe to have them emailed directly to you.  They provide a Bible-based lesson that includes discussion questions and starters for various age groups in the family.  An excellent resource to talk the faith in your home!

    Christian Family Solutions - This WELS-affiliated ministry offers family and counseling resources, including creative resources for COVID-19.  Topics include "Show Some Love," "Love and Loss," "Go Away Germs!" and "Self-Care Plan."  

  • salem Pastoral updates

    Salem Pastoral Updates - Email updates from Pastor Hackbarth throughout COVID-19 can be found here. You will find important information about Salem-specific ministry impacts during the pandemic.