• invite. nurture. go.

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

  • Annual Meeting & Preliminary Architectural Concepts/Drawings The Property Development Team would like to invite you to an informative “Special Meeting” to provide answers and clarity to the Master Plan Concept that has been developed over the past few months. A good attendance at our January Annual Meeting allowed many of you to see th... [read more]
  • During the season of Lent, we journey with Christ to the cross. This journey challenges us to step outside of ourselves and our comfort zones to meet, serve, and better understand our neighbors and communities. Bethlehem is again “taking the plunge”, and we are encouraging all disciples to grow in their faith by signing up for an opportunity th... [read more]
  • 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
  • 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.
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  • A monthly small group for moms will meet January through March, beginning Tuesday, January 19th at 9:30 – 11:30 at church.  If you would like to meet other moms with little ones in our community, consider joining us. Moms with infants and preschoolers will have a chance to get acquainted through guided discussion on parenting and desires to raise c... [read more]
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