Welcome to New Salem Lutheran Church!

Whoever you are and wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith -- you are welcome here as you are.

Sunday Service: 9:30 a.m.


Fostering Vibrant Faith


Please join us at New Salem Lutheran Church

as we share in the spiritual practices of prayer, worship, stewardship, fellowship and service,

all vital to the faith formation of God’s children.


September 4th:  The Blessing of the Backpacks! 

Ready our children back to school during our 9:30 Sunday worship service.


Third Wednesday “Table Grace” Family Faith Education!

Begins September 21st from 5:30-7:00 pm.  Includes meal

October 2ndis Rally Sunday:

 Presentation of Bibles to 3rdGraders & “First Sunday” Sunday School Begins!

Because we desire allchildren in our community to have a Bible in their hands, 3rdgraders will receive Bibles during the 9:30 am worship service. 

(Please call office for more information.)  Starting Oct 2nd, Christian education for children PreK-Grade 6 will be held every 1stSunday of each month following worship.

October 30th:  Confirmation Sunday!

Celebrate our young people’s mature and public affirmation of their faith.


Monday Morning Bible Study!

With a focus on each week’s upcoming Sunday worship theme, get to know God better every Monday starting at 8:00 am.   Study guides provided.


Evening Bible Study!  

Starting in September on Tuesday evenings, 7:15-8:30 pm, study the early Christian Church in the Book of Acts;   Email Brenda at fnknbndr@gmail.comto reserve your study guide (Cost:  $15).


New Salem’s GatherBible Study!

This Fall’s Women’s study will focus on “When God’s not fair--Coming to terms with a merciful God” & will meet Thursday mornings, 9:15-10:45 am.  Materials provided & nursery available for kids.




New Salem is a place for children, youth and adults to hear the Bible story and to be reminded of their identity and belonging as God's child.  It is a place for us to grow in the knowledge of God's love.  It is a place where we use and discover our gifts as we learn how to be disciples of Jesus.  Please visit the "ministries" page where we share the opportunities available through New Salem's faith community.

We are guided by the Word and our Mission Statement and Guiding Principles.

We are located at 7491 Island View Drive NE, Turtle River, Minnesota.  To find us please use our map.  Our congregation is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, ELCA, Northwestern Minnesota ELCA Synod.  Our telephone number is 218-586-2262  email newsalem@paulbunyan.net