Our Virtual Worship Service will occur on Sundays at 11:00 am.

ALL In-person meetings are canceled or moved to a virtual platform.

Drama Ministry


The Drama Ministry welcomes New Salem's guests each Sunday in a dramatic, creative, and yet inviting way.

This ministry is also responsible for assisting in the development of major church productions, such as the Christmas and Easter plays.

Media Team


The Media Team is responsible for the content that is displayed on the large screens and monitors in New Salem's Sanctuary for Sunday Morning worship services, programs, announcements, and events. 

For more information on the Media Team contact Dr. TaNikka Sheppard at (614) 930-2242 or tsheppard@newsalemcares.com.


Welcome Ministry


The Welcome Ministry greets guests, as well as New Salem members, by welcoming them into the House of the Lord.

For more information on the Welcome Ministry contact Min. Brenda Troy at (614) 930-2224 or btroy@newsalemcares.com.


Lighting Team


The Lighting Team coordinates the lighting design and presentation during worship experiences and events that occur in New Salem's Sanctuary.

Members of this ministry must be at least 16 years of age.

For more information on the Lighting Team contact Dr. TaNikka Sheppard at (614) 930-2242 or tsheppard@newsalemcares.com.


Ushers Ministries


The purpose of the Ushers Ministries is to quickly, kindly, and reverently seat the people of God during worship services and special programs.

The Usher Ministries have several boards (serving groups) that are organized by demographic:

Puppets of Praise


The Puppets of Praise (POPs) is ministry that shares the art of reaching and teaching God's Word in creative ways through puppetry, mime, drama, dance and visual arts.

Dance Ministries


The purpose of all of the dance ministries is to magnify God and to minister through movement.

    • Rehearsal - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm


    • Rehearsal - Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Choirs, Chorales and Ensembles


The purpose of the choirs is to set an atmosphere of worship so that the congregants have an encounter with God.

    • The Male Chorus ministers on 3rd Sundays during the 7:30 am worship service and on Men's Day.
    • Rehearsal - Wednesdays at 6:00 pm


Altar Workers


The Altar Worker Ministry is currently looking for persons who have a desire to encourage, pray and help people draw closer to God on Sunday mornings for both the 7:30 am and 10:45 am worship services. The service commitment consists of two Sundays a month.

For more information about the Altar Workers MInistry contact Rev. David Williams at dwilliams@newsalemcares.com or (614) 930-2219.


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2956 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio

(614) 267-2536


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