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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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  • December 12, 2015. This is a fun evening where we travel from home to home, enjoying delicious food and great company. Hosts are needed to sign up for this years Progressive Dinner.  The more hosts we recruit, the more guests we can accommodate.  Please sign up on the registration slip to host appetizers, sou, entree or dessert.  For more informati... [read more]
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  • Sunday, October 25, 3-5 p.m.   Children and trunks, registration now open!  Please sign up to park your car in the back parking lot, and hand out candy to our trick-or-treaters,whether you have children or not!  !  You can lend your trunk, even if your kids will be trick-or-treating. We are advertising this event to the community and we need to hav... [read more]
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  • Monday, October 12, 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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  • Wednesday, October 14, 7:00 p.m. Our Property Development task force invites everyone to attend and important planning session with our architect, Larson & Darby Group, as we take our next step in developing a master plan for our facilities and property.
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  • Thursday October 15. 3:00-9:00 p.m.  Bring the kids and grandkids out for some games and/or a meal and support the Preschool at the same time at Chuck E. Cheese, 511 N. Randall Road in Batavia. Fifteen percent of sales from the receipts collected will be donated to the Preschool!  Whenever you are purchasing tokens or food, please let the employee ... [read more]
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  • Thursday, October 15, 2015, 7:00 p.m. One Story Told Three Ways: Stories shared by Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The conflict between religions continues to be a source of violence and fear around the world.  One solution is to increase our understanding of each other.  Join Pastor Mark for a special evening study and conversation where we will ... [read more]
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  • Thursday, October  15, 7:00 pm. This is an informal gathering of support and connection for anyone living with mental health challenges, anyone who loves or cares for someone with mental illness; anyone who would like to connect to community resources; anyone who would like to increase awareness and understanding of mental illness.
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  • Come join the ladies (and gentlemen) of Bethlehem as we put together quilt squares, add a layer of batting in the middle, and layer a backing.  Final step is tying them together.  No experience necessary - there is something for everyone to do!  Delicious refreshments are always shared!  We would love to have you join us!  Our hands are doing God's... [read more]
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