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Homebound Communion

receive this sacrament at home

Homebound communion

The purpose of this ministry at Salem UMC is to extend the Lord’s Table, serving the sacrament of Holy Communion to all members* of our worship community who are unable to attend church worship services, due to physical and/or health constraints.  


Trained laity takes the prepared and consecrated elements to serve our homebound members.


If you would like a family member or friend who is a member of the congregation to receive (or be contacted about receiving) Homebound Holy Communion, please contact the Church Office at 319-362-6178 or [email protected] or by filling out the form below.




*Those persons who have joined the church or are regularly attending in person or via media but are unable to attend personally on a short-term or long-term basis. They may be residing in their own home, living with a family member(s) or friend(s), or are in a care facility.    


homebound communion request form

Fill this form out and someone from the Homebound Communion Ministry at Salem UMC will get in touch with you shortly.