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

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


We are proud to announce the New Salem Wellness Olympics! This is a series of fun Churchwide intergenerational wellness activities, which will occur over a 3-week span (October 10-30, 2020).

PRIZE: The winning team of the competitive bracket will enjoy a virtual brunch with Pastor and Min. Brenda Troy.

KICKS OFF: The NSBC Worship 5K (Saturday, October 10, 2020)

REGISTRATION: Team captains must register the team using the Registration Link


  • New Salem members have the opportunity to create teams of no more than 10 people (and least six).
  • Each team is required to have a team name and designate a team captain.
  • There are two separate pools for the Olympic games: Competitive and Non-competitive. The competitive group competes for the opportunity to have a virtual brunch with Pastor and Min. Troy!


  • Scoring is based on participation in various activities each week. In order to earn points each team captain must submit their team's activities (with pictures/videos) on the SCORE SHEET by Friday at 12 noon.
  • Team participation in each activity will result in one raffle ticket.
  • Each week there is a bonus activity, which gives teams the opportunity to compete for a one additional raffle ticket.
  • At the end of week three the NSBC Olympics Commitee will announce the winners, whose name will be drawn the from the bin of raffle tickets. This will be a Facebook Live event.


  • WEEK 1 (Oct. 11th-15th) - PHYSICAL WELLNESS
    • Day 1 - Track total number of steps
    • Day 2 - Track total number of glasses of water
    • Day 3 - Record a line dance (Throwback Thursday)
    • BONUS ACTIVITIY - Trashketball (record the highest number of made shots from 10 ft within a minute)
  • WEEK 2 (Oct. 18th-22nd) - MENTAL WELLNESS
    • Day 1 - Find something that allows you to "recharge"
    • Day 2 - Post your favorite inspirational quote/scripture on social media
    • Day 3 - Post a throwback movie, song, or book that relaxes you (Throwback Thursday)
    • BONUS ACTIVITIY - Share your arts and crafts (e.g., a variety of painting, drawing, spoken word, song)
  • WEEK 3 (Oct. 25th-29th) - SPIRITUAL WELLNESS
    • Day 1 - Start a YouVersion 3-day devotion (complete throughout the week)
    • Day 2 - Biblical scavenger hunt
    • Day 3 - Share what you miss most about New Salem (Throwback Thursday)
    • BONUS ACTIVITIY - Tik Tok post of your favorite gospel/worship song

EVENT HASHTAGS - All social media posts should include the hashtag - #newsalemolympics

For more information, of if you have questions please contact Dr. Christopher Travers at ctravers@newsalemcares.com.


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2956 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, Ohio

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