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Who We Are
  • Who We Are

  • Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church is a congregation of the ELCA, located in the far western suburbs of the Chicago Metropolitan area in Northeastern Illinois.
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Welcome from Pastor Larson
  • Welcome from Pastor Larson

  • Empowered by the Holy Spirit, our mission is to invite all people to become disciples of Jesus Christ, nurture each other's faith, and go into the world to live for God. Meet our Pastors

Last Week's Sermon
  • Last Week's Sermon

  • Were you unable to attend service last week? Listen to a recording of last week's sermon, or look up any previous sermon by Pastor Mark or Pastor Sarah. Listen to Sermon

Where to Find Us
  • Where to Find Us

  • Directions to BLC:
    We are located one mile north of Route 64 (Main St.) on Route 25 (Fifth Ave.) in Saint Charles, Illinois.
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Community Events

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  • Time to return the backpacks! If you picked up a backpack to fill with school supplies for LSSI foster kids, please remember to return them this weekend. We will gather them during our Mission Moment and bless them as we send them on their way.
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  • VBS goes to worship. Even if you weren't able to experience our Everest VBS firsthand this week, you can get a taste of all the fun that went on this Sunday at 9:15. Our VBS kids have been invted to wear their T-Shirts and sing one of their favorite songs from the week.
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  • Join us for a national conversation on race. We will gather in Education Hall to view a webcast hosted by our presiding Bishop Eaton and then discuss how we Lutheran Christians are called to confront the sin of racism in our hearts and in our land.
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  • Come join a small group of Bethlehem women (16 max) for a spontaneous weekend retreat (getaway!!!) in a spacious, private home in Wisconsin, 3 hours from St. Charles, We will gather on August 28-30 for nature walks, yoga, Bible Study, some time for connection, creativity, and time to be alone.  Cost is about $20 per person.


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