Longtime television evangelist and Aberdeen resident Pastor Harold Salem passed away Friday morning at the age of 99. Salem for the last 40 years had broadcast the world famous Christian Worship hour every Sunday morning. Salem began his ministry in 1944 serving at the first Baptist Church in his home town of Belle Fource South Dakota. After 13 years he answered a call to minister in Aberdeen where he served for more than 52 years. He began the Christian Worship hour in January 1979 and from there grew to a worldwide ministry affecting millions of people.