Items from Closed Church


After the action of a special called Church Conference this past fall, the New Salem UMC (just west of Springfield, IL) has held its final worship service.  Work is now underway to find a new home for almost everything within the church building.  As you scan the list below, if there is something(s) that interests you, please contact Donn Stephens, pastor, at (217) 741-6232.  We will need for you to come and get whatever you are wanting, as we will not be able to get this to you.  This “y’all come” offer is now underway.  There is no charge, this is a “whatever you would like to do as a donation” event.
SANCTUARY/WORSHIP:  United Methodist hymnals (present 1989 edition (blue), 1964 red, and 1932 navy blue); NRSV pew Bibles (dark red) and other Bibles (assorted translations and sizes); assorted song books; attendance/offering report wall board; and candlelight service candles, with cup wax catchers
CHURCH FELLOWSHIP:  metal folding chairs (old style, “brown”, with small ventilation holes in seat and back);  Sanyo 32” TV and 4-wheel cart;  8’ tables with collapsible metal legs;  wood tables with collapsible wood legs (1-7’ and 1-10’ 1 of them);  short wooden children’s Sunday School table (18” tall);  short metal supplies cabinet;  plumbing pipe clothes-hanging rack 62” L;  2-wooden 2-shelf book cabinets;  5-32-gallon Roughneck plastic garbage cans with lids
BOOKS/BOOKCASES:  Assorted bookcases; assorted books (many are previous UMW reading program books)
OFFICE:  heavy office tables (light colored wood) (can be used as office desks);  wooden office desk (needs refinishing);  2-drawer legal filing cabinet;  rolling desk chairs;  plastic waste baskets;  large (10x15) mailing envelopes (17 boxes, 100/box, and 90 individual);  6x9 envelopes (83 individual);  Canon K320 copier;  wall mirror 58” x 16”;  Ingento standard size paper cutter;  recipe boxes and cards, tape, staplers and staples, scissors, etc, etc, etc
CLEANING:  assorted cleaning supplies; Institutional dust mops with handle (17”x 7” head and 36” x 5” head, 1 each)
KITCHEN:  plastic water pitchers, 2-Hamilton Beach roaster ovens, assorted kitchen items (utensils, salt and pepper shakers, sugar bowls, pans, mixing bowls, etc), punch bowl and cups set, 2-Bunn coffee makers, Bunn coffee pitchers/decanters, Tappan Turnabout microwave, Galanz microwave (perfect size for very small needs), Roper 4-burner gas stove with oven, Whirlpool EHT-181AK 17.6 cubic foot refrigerator-freezer, Frigidaire 5’ tall refrigerator (no freezer)
MISC:  8-light weight blue tarps, 88” x 113”; small flower vases; small flower baskets

Contact: Donn Stephens

Address: 6858 Old Jacksonville Road New Berlin IL 62670

Phone: (217) 741-6232