Our Pastor

Our Pastor
Rev. Charles Y. Todd has been our pastor since 1972 after having graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary in June of that same year.  He and his wife, Judy, have two daughters and 5 grandchildren. If you would like more information about Salem Church, you may call our pastor at 901-837-8210 at his office.

Associate Reformed Presbyterian History

Our historical roots go back to Scotland where in 1733 the Associate Presbytery was organized followed by the Reformed Presbytery ten years later.  These two groups eventually came to this country and in 1782 they united to form the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Distance and travel limitations in the early 1800’s led to a separation ...

Salem History

Salem Presbyterian Church was organized June 19, 1836.  Today, 175 active members enjoy a stability that has been characteristic of Salem throughout its history, as evidenced by the fact that in 170 years we have only had 8 pastors and 8 treasurers.  Our sanctuary is the 4th one to be built on the premises, the ...

What We Believe

We stand firm in our belief in God’s inerrant Word and we proclaim the gospel of God’s grace without apology.  We strongly adhere to the teachings of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechism written in 1647.  We do not believe in baptismal regeneration.  We baptize adults upon their profession of faith in Jesus Christ, ...