2017 Annual Meeting ~ May 21
Please plan to attend Bethlehem's Annual Congregation Meeting on Sunday, May 21. We will elect our 2017-18 Congregation Council, receive updates from various teams (e.g. Property) and celebrate another year of impactful ministry in our communities. Watch for more exciting details as the date approaches.
Welcome to Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Registration is now open for Bethlehem's 2017 Summer Vacation Bible School. We look forward to a week full of fun and learning using the "Maker Fun Factory" program. Click the icon above to register your child(ren) from age 3 through 5th grade. The fee for this summer's program is $25/child.
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
Where to Find Us
Directions to BLC: We are located one mile north of Main Street (Rt. 64/North Ave.) on 5th Avenue (Rt. 25) in St. Charles. Get Directions
- Come and join our Property Team as they do a spring cleaning on our church building and the surrounding property. We'll be working inside and out so there will be jobs for everyone. Please give us a hand - lunch will be served at noon. Click to sign up so leaders know how much food to order.
- If you're in Bethlehem's 6-8 grade confirmation program and are looking for a fun evening with your classmates, sign up to join them at Feed My Starving Children on Wednesday, May 17. If you've never been, it's a great way to make a huge difference in the lives of children all around the world, and it only takes a small amount of your time.
- If you've ever thought about becoming a foster parent or wondered what was involved, come and learn from two incredible local agencies about how you might be able to serve the most vulnerable in our communities. We'll meet in Education Hall on Thursday, May 25 at 7:00pm. Please sign up below so we know how many people to expect. Th... [read more]
- Pastor Sarah and the High School Mentors have prepared an schedule of activities for January through May. Click logo to view/download/print this information. We'd also like parents to participate so please select the activities that interest you. You'll be contacted about helping.
- We invite anyone who is considering membership at Bethlehem to join us for an orientation class. This small group gathering will give you an opportunity to learn more about us, our Lutheran faith traditions and theologies, worship and service opportunities, and children's programs. The next class is Sunday, August 27 at 10:45am. Click the title abo... [read more]
- For those considering baptism, our next orientation class is on June 4, 2017 at 11:45am. These sessions with Pastor Sarah focus on the meaning of baptism and the solemn commitment parents and sponsors make to raise their children in faith. Please contact the church office at (630) 584-2199 or click to register online.
- Bethlehem Runners is a group of people that run and walk together for fellowship, get back to fitness, and make a better connection between mind, body and spirit. Join us on Saturday mornings (weather permitting) at 7:00am - We meet at the trailhead behind Bethlehem. For information, contact John Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Tuesday Evening Book Group meets in Bethlehem's Library (how appropriate!) on the 4th Tuesday of each month for discussion on a variety of books. Everyone is welcome. March 28 - A House of My Own: Stories from my Life by Sandra Cisneros April 25 - Nightingale by Kristen Hannah May 23 - America's Original Sin by Jim Wallis ... [read more]