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Upper Sanctuary at Pleasant Street UMC

             A Brief History
"In the spring of 1861 Mr. Isaac Emerson suggested the idea of building a church edifice, and generously donated a suitable lot of land for that purpose. The idea met with instant approval. A committee was formed and in a day or two approximately $2000 was pledged to the project. The building was completed on June 28, 1862. On July 1, 1862, it was dedicated to the worship of God." (From 200th Anniversary, 1750 - 1950, Salem, N. H.)

Pleasant St. UMC

8 Pleasant St. 

Salem, NH 03079

Phone: 603-898-2501


The Food for the Hungry Pantry has been operating since before 1985 operating from a grocery cart that would be filled with donations every Sunday. It has come a long way. 

PSUMC completed the HOPE Center

to give it a modern home. 

Food for the Hungry Food Pantry motto is "Hunger Knows No Season" by GretaRose Barnes
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