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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

  • Ongoing
  • It is now time for all ages to register for our Fall Discipleship Programs.  You can go to our Online Registration page or click on the programs listed below.  Please note that you can register for more than one program at a time (and save time entering information) by clicking on "Return to Events List" during the registration process.  If any fee... [read more]
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  • Wednesday, September 2, 7-9 p.m. All Sunday School teachers and aides are asked to attend our annual training.  We will discuss the procedures and rules for classrooms, schedules, the new curriculum,  review of Lutheran foundations and an opportunity for teachers to ask questions.   We will also discuss changes to "Kids in Worship" Snacks will be s... [read more]
  • 7 days left
  • Saturday, October 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m Conversation based on the best-selling book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande, M.D.  Conversation that is bold, honest, necessary, hard, life-giving and faithful. Conversation about life, aging, illness, medicine, choice and what really matters. All are welcome.
  • 8 days left
  • September 13, 2015. Rally Day is the beginning of a new season of Christian Education and Faith Formation for all ages. All sessions of Sunday School and Adult Education begin this Sunday. Make sure you have registered for the programs and groups you want to join! To register click here.
  • 9 days left
  • Sunday, September 13 , 5:00 pm.  Parents and High School Freshman students will meet together to learn get important information on the upcoming Confirmation service (on October 24).The students will also be introduced to  Bethlehem’s High School Youth Group by a panel of high school students. Attendance is not mandatory but is strongly encouraged.... [read more]
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  • Monday, September 14, 7:00 p.m. All mothers of college students are welcome to join this group who gather to pray for their college students.They meet on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the home of Cheryl Martines. Please contact Deb Kelly-Schlak or the office for additional information.
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  • Tuesday, September 15, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Is it possible to slow down in this fast-paced, busy world? "Slow Faith" is the theme of study within our women’s small groups and circles this fall. Come get a taste and enjoy some food and fellowship.  All women, all ages, all stages are encouraged to attend. Childcare available, upon request. Sign up ... [read more]
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  • All of our Wednesday Night programming begins on September 16. Make sure you have signed up for all musical groups, Adventure Club, High School Youth Group, and Confirmation.
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