• KidQuest Wednesday Program

  • Adventure Club & Children's Choirs have been combined into KidQuest! K-6th grade students are invited each Wednesday from 4:30-6:00pm to learn about Bible characters through storytelling, art, science, cooking, games, music and service projects.

  • Sunday School Registration

  • Sunday School classes start up again on Sunday, September 11 with our Fall Kickoff. Click the above headline or logo to access the convenient registration form and get your students signed up.

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

  • Bethlehem's Property Development Project moved into Phase II with the unanimous approval of The James Company as our Capital Campaign Consultant. Stay tuned for more information as our property teams share the next exciting steps with our congregation. Stop in the Welcome Center and outside Fellowship Hall to see the latest concept drawings.
  • 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]
  • We need walkers and sponsors for the annual 5K Tri-Cities CROP Hunger Walk on Saturday, October 15. This year's event starts and ends at Bethlehem and will take walkers along the Fox River Trail. This is a wonderful family activity to benefit those who are suffering from hunger. 25% of the money raised goes to our local communities.
  • 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 jmalaa@comcast.net.
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  • 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]
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