801 E. Scenic Rivers Blvd
Salem, MO 65560
(573) 729-4551


Education Ministries

Growth & Education Opportunities

Salem UMC offers classes for all ages and stages! Attending a Sunday morning study group is a great way to start the worship and growth experience. You should be able to find at least one that interests you. If you would like more information, please feel free to contact us!

All Sunday School Classes meet from 10:00 to 11:00 on Sunday Morning.


Sunday School – Preschool thru Grade 6

Children age 3 through Grade 6 will experience an exciting time of fun and learning during the Sunday School hour each Sunday morning. There will be age-appropriate music, Bible stories, and fun activities to help children have a great time while they learn to apply Bible teachings to their lives.
Nursery is located between the Fellowship Hall and the Worship Center


Sunday School – Youth and Teens

Junior and Senior High youth gather each Sunday morning at 10:00 am to study and discuss issues relevant to their age level. They have a good time while learning more about God and how to apply their faith in Jesus Christ to their everyday experiences. All youth are welcome to join this exciting journey!
Lower-level (below the Worship Center).


Sunday School – Discovery Class

Another adult Sunday School option for those who enjoy Bible-based studies.
Using the Life Lessons series on the Book of Romans by Max Lucado. Anyone is welcome to join this class at anytime.
If you want to learn more about the Bible and its applications for your life in a fun and friendly group, you may want to consider this class. There is a book for this class and some preparation is helpful to get the most benefit from this study.
Located in the Discovery Classroom, Sunday 10:00 am


Sunday School – Paster Doug’s Class

Lively Bible conversation.
Meet in Board Room, Sunday 10:00 am


Sunday School – UM 101

This is a basic introduction to the beliefs and organizational foundations of the United Methodist Church. The five-week course covers the following:
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: History
Week 3: Theology and Beliefs
Week 4: Organizational Governance
Week 5: Present/Future Challenges
This class will cycle with a new class starting the week following the conclusion of the five-week cycle.
Lead by Pastor Doug Walter