Salem United Methodist Church seeks to welcome and include all people in the life of this congregation. As we grow in Christ’s love, Salem UMC continues to take new steps forward to help ensure that all people can participate fully in this community of faith. If you or a family member has special needs, please let us know how we can best welcome you by contacting Mercedes Martinez, Welcoming Coordinator, at or call (314) 991-0546.

Mobility & Entry

Our building, gathering spaces, and restrooms are accessible to people who use mobility devices including but not limited to wheelchairs and walkers. Physical accommodations include ramps and accessible seating at both sites and elevators at our Mid-County Site.

Mid-County Site Accessible Entrance
• Sanctuary (front of building): Ramp entry into the main Sanctuary doors on the west side of the building | 11:00 am worship entry
• Multipurpose Room & Office (back of building): Automatic doors and wheelchair accessible entry into the Multipurpose Room | 9:30 am worship entry and entrance to the church office
•Restrooms are accessible with accessible changing stations are available.

South-City Site Accessible Entrance
• Sanctuary (Virginia Ave. side of building): Ramp entry into the main Sanctuary doors

Hearing Assist

The mid-county sanctuary is equipped with a hearing assistance system which includes earpieces, or induction loops for people with hearing devices that have t-coils. Devices are available in the sanctuary lobby.

Gluten- Free Communion

Gluten-free communion elements are available during on-site worship at both sites.

Visual Impairments

For those utilizing screen reading devices the weekly bulletin can be found online at