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. Learn more

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

Community Events

  • Join us in July! Saturday Worship, 5:30 pm; Sunday Worship, 8:00 am & 10:00 am will be in the Sanctuary, and Community Hour at 9:00 am in Fellowship Hall. Our worship schedule in July will be changing to incorporate our new "Community Hour". Service, gathering and learning! Our service schedule will include exciting opportunities to gather for ... [read more]
  • Join us in July! Our worship schedule in July will be changing to incorporate our new "Community Hour". Service, gathering and learning! Our service schedule will include exciting opportunities to gather for worship. Our 8:00 AM service will continue to be led by pipe organ and piano. The 10:00 AM  service will combine elements of traditional and c... [read more]
  • Members of the Property Development Team will be available during the Community Hour between the 8:00 and 10:00 Sunday Services in July to answer your questions and provide tours to show how the proposed enhancements will improve accessibility, fellowship and the functionality of our Bethlehem property for many years to come. We would like to share... [read more]
  • Sunday, July 31, 11:00 AM. Please join us at a special meeting to approve the hiring of The James Company, a consultant to lead us through our Capital Campaign this fall.  Click here to view the Master Concept Plans.
  • Confirmation is the primary component of the Middle School Youth Ministry.  The program is for students entering the sixth through eighth grades, with sixth grade being optional.  The Confirmation Program will give parents and students  the opportunity to explore faith and personal relationships with God and God’s people.  We will meet every Wednes... [read more]
  • Expired
  • The Tuesday Evening Book Group meets at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on the fourth Tuesday of the month for discussion on a variety of books.  Everyone is welcome. January - The Book of Unknown Americans, Cristina Henriquez February - The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford March - Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter April - The B... [read more]
  • Ongoing
  • For those considering baptism, our 2016 classes are underway. Our sessions focus on the meaning of baptism and the commitment parents and sponsors make to raise their child in faith. We will be holding 5 sessions through September. Register here, and we will contact you with specific instructions via email. Click here to register.
  • Ongoing
  • This unique workshop is designed to assist youth with leadership skills that will be useful in their youth ministry in the community and the world. For students who have completed 8th through 12th grade. Registration forms are due by June 25. Forms are available at the church or can be downloaded at  www.leadershiplab.net. Please contact Pas... [read more]
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