• Kids' Worship Festival

  • Join our kids on May 1, as they share with us what they have learned this year through music and the word of God. Every group will share what they have learned this year. Learn more.

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

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

  • All knitters and crocheters are welcome to join us. Come learn about the ministry, meet some cool chicks, work on your projects, enjoy fellowship and more! Learn a new hobby, no experience necessary! We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Please plan to come and help with much needed spring cleaning. From inside to outside and more, we have numerous family-friendly ways you can help. Come for an hour or stay the whole time – all help is appreciated. Lunch will be provided. Contact Julie Schelstreet at julieschelstreet@comcast.net with questions. Fill out the form below if you can... [read more]
  • Ongoing
  • 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month. Some changes are coming to this long time Wednesday tradition at Bethlehem, to share a meal in the midst of a busy day of nurturing faith. Anyone involved in choirs, or children or youth programs, confirmation or bible study, along with family members or guests, are invited to the Fellowship Hall from 6 – 6:45 ... [read more]
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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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  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Sunday, May 1, 9:00 and 10:45 AM in Fellowship Hall. Join our kids as they share with us what they have learned this year through music and the word of God. This year’s theme in Adventure Club was “Stepping Up, Stepping Out.” The children learned how we can step out of our comfort zone for God, that we can all be disciples in the most ordinary of p... [read more]
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  • Special times: 8:00, 9:15 & 10:30 AM, May 15. The day of Pentecost is the end of 50 days of the Easter celebration. After showing himself to the disciples and after having ascended, Jesus' followers received the promised gift of the Holy Spirit. On the fiftieth day of Easter, our worship is filled with festivity, color and movement as we both c... [read more]
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