The goals of New Salem are to:
Create a friendly and loving environment in the church and at all church activities.
Provide uplift and benevolence services for church members and others in the local community.
Elicit the move of the Holy Spirit and the joy of Christ in sacred services and other church functions.
Provide safe, secure and aesthetically appealing facilities for sacred worship services and other church functions.
Equip members of the congregation for ministry through sermons and Christian Education and Training programs.
Proclaim Christ's message of salvation to the community through evangelism, witnessing and outreach ministries.
Support missions and emergency relief programs at home and abroad