Rev. Peter Brechbuhl is currently serving as the vacancy pastor while Salem is in the process of calling a permanent pastor. He was the senior pastor of Salem from 1993 to 2016 and loved serving the congregation for almost 25 years. 

Rev. Brechbuhl has earned advanced degrees in theological studies (M. Div.  and an S. T. M.) majoring in New Testament Interpretation and Doctrine. He has a particular focus on the rigorous study of the Bible in the original Greek and Hebrew.

Rev.  Brechbuhl served our country as a Captain in the Air Force and graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1973. He is married to Diann and they have two grown children. 

He is focused on ministering  to people in their needs and struggles by sharing the comforting promises of God’s Word centered in Christ, the Savior of all. If you want to contact him, please call the church office, 217-245-7116.