About Us

Temple Baptist Church is an Independent, Baptist church. We believe, preach and practice the fundamentals of the Word of God. Our services are traditional, we sing traditional hymns, and use only the King James Bible.

Temple Baptist Church is located in Salem, VA just minutes from the city of Roanoke, along the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. People attend our services from several surrounding towns some of which include: Roanoke, Cave Springs, Vinton, Hollins, Blue Ridge, New Castle, Blacksburg, Glenvar, Catawba, Christiansburg, Daleville, Buchanan, Bent Mountain, Shawsville, Elliston, Copper Hill, Radford, as well as others.


Families here have discovered the joy of being part of a friendly, Bible-believing church that works hard to meet the needs of every age group, through various ministries and opportunities to be involved in these ministries. Some of these ministries consist of:

  • Graded Sunday School
  • Soul Winning Visitation (Ladies, Men, and Teens)
  • Youth Program
  • Bus Ministry
  • Missions (Home & Worldwide)
  • Valiant for Truth (Campus Bible Study at Virginia Tech University)
  • Manna Ministry
  • Chaplain’s Ministry
  • Nursing Home Ministry
  • Roanoke Valley School of the Bible (Bible Institute)

Whether you are young or old, you’ll discover a warm welcome and friendly people at Temple Baptist Church. We invite you to visit with us at one of our services.