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Aug
16
Wed
Rummage Sale Fundraiser for LSSI
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am – Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm
Aug
18
Fri
LSSI Rummage Sale Fundraiser
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You can help LSSI foster children by providing items to sell at our rummage sale fundraiser (check the list below), but you can also come and shop and even work the event alongside other Bethlehem disciples.

Check the details below and sign up to help in Connection Cafe.

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW TO REGISTER TO HELP:

Rummage Sale Volunteer

 

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Aug
19
Sat
Bethlehem Runners
Aug 19 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am
Rummage Sale Fundraiser for LSSI
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW TO REGISTER TO HELP:

Rummage Sale Volunteer

 

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LSSI Rummage Sale Fundraiser
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You can help LSSI foster children by providing items to sell at our rummage sale fundraiser (check the list below), but you can also come and shop and even work the event alongside other Bethlehem disciples.

Check the details below and sign up to help in Connection Cafe.

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW TO REGISTER TO HELP:

Rummage Sale Volunteer

 

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Saturday Evening Service with Communion
Aug 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for our Saturday Evening Service, a less formal worship service in our sanctuary.  Communion is available every week to all.

Aug
20
Sun
Traditional Worship Service with Communion
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Come join us for our Traditional Worship Service in the Sanctuary.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

Connection Cafe in the Welcome Center
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Join for a cup of coffee, tea or juice, renew old connections and develop new ones in Bethlehem’s refreshed Connection Cafe.  You can also sign up to host an hour of this time on a Sunday morning by clicking HERE.

Praise Service with Communion
Aug 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Come join us for our Praise Service in Fellowship Hall.  Praise Service includes a contemporary music band and praise singers.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

Traditional Worship Service with Communion
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Come join us for our Traditional Worship Service in the Sanctuary.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

Hospitality Ministry Orientation
Aug 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hospitality Ministry Orientation @ Connection Cafe

Do you like to meet new people? Are you eager to become more familiar with the Bethlehem community? Do you know the importance and value of feeling welcome?

Join us in an orientation on August 20, as we explore best practices for living the ministry of Hospitality at Bethlehem. Meet in the Connection Café at 11:30. Refreshments provided.

Sunday Night AA Group
Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a closed step meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

The group meets in room 310 Library/Fireside Lounge.

Aug
21
Mon
AA Meeting
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This is a closed discussion meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

Boy Scout Troop 13 Meeting
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday Women’s Big Book Meeting
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a closed discussion meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions

Al-Anon Meeting
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a closed meeting run by Northern Illinois Al-Anon.  Contact Al-Anon at 630-289-4326 with any questions.

Aug
22
Tue
BLC Staff Meeting
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Tuesday Evening Book Group
Aug 22 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Tuesday Evening Book Group @ Bethlehem Lutheran Church

The Tuesday Evening Book Group meets in the Bethlehem library on the fourth Tuesday of each month for discussion on a variety of books.  Everyone is welcome.

Upcoming 2017 books are:

August 22 ~ Dead Wake by Eric Larson
September 26 ~ The Quartet by Joseph Ellis
October 24 ~ Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen
November 28 ~ The Residence by Kate Anderson Brower
December 26 ~ God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

Aug
23
Wed
Wednesday AA Meeting – Sunshine Group
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This is a closed discussion meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

Aug
24
Thu
Senior Vitality
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Some join other seniors for some light chair exercises and social time.

AA Meeting
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a closed discussion meeting for women only run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

Thursday AA Women’s Group
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
25
Fri
Friday Morning Men’s Bible Study
Aug 25 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am

Men gather for prayer, fellowship, support and study every Friday morning at 6:30 a.m.. This fall, they will join Pastor Mark as he explores some of the most interesting prophets in the Old Testament.  Whether they were reluctant like Jonah, eccentric like Jeremiah, or just less known like Joel, these ancients spoke words of truth to power that still challenge us today.  All men are welcome, come when you can, no registration or previous experience is necessary.  This bible study is continuous throughout the year.

Bethlehem Brass Rehearsal
Aug 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Hesed House Homeless Ministry
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 8:00 am
Hesed House Homeless Ministry @ Hesed House | Aurora | Illinois | United States

Bethlehem’s next opportunity to serve at Hesed House is August 25-26. Please sign up below.

Hesed House Homeless Ministry

 

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Aug
26
Sat
Bethlehem Runners
Aug 26 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am
Saturday Evening Service with Communion
Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for our Saturday Evening Service, a less formal worship service in our sanctuary.  Communion is available every week to all.

Aug
27
Sun
Traditional Worship Service with Communion
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Come join us for our Traditional Worship Service in the Sanctuary.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

Connection Cafe in the Welcome Center
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Join for a cup of coffee, tea or juice, renew old connections and develop new ones in Bethlehem’s refreshed Connection Cafe.  You can also sign up to host an hour of this time on a Sunday morning by clicking HERE.

Praise Service with Communion
Aug 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Come join us for our Praise Service in Fellowship Hall.  Praise Service includes a contemporary music band and praise singers.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

Traditional Worship Service with Communion
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Come join us for our Traditional Worship Service in the Sanctuary.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

Newcomer Breakfast
Aug 27 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Newcomer Breakfast @ Education Hall Room 134/135

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. You’ll also have a chance to ask questions to help you determine if Bethlehem offers what you’re seeking in a church.

Upcoming classes are scheduled as follows:

  • August 27, 2017

Please sign up – we’d love to have you join us as partners in ministry.

New Member Class Registration

 

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Let the Children Come ~ 2017 Class Schedule
Aug 27 @ 11:45 am – 1:30 pm
Let the Children Come ~ 2017 Class Schedule @ Bethlehem

For those considering baptism, we have two more classes in 2017. These sessions focus on the meaning of baptism and the commitment parents and sponsors make to raise their child in faith. Please register below if you plan on attending.

Classes have been planned for the following dates (all are from 11:45am-1:00pm):

  • August 27, 2017
  • October 15, 2017

Baptisms are tentatively scheduled for the following weekends (can be done at any of the 4 worship services):

  • September 23 & 24
  • November 18 & 19

"Let the Children Come" 2017 Baptismal Workshop Registration

 

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Sunday Night AA Group
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a closed step meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

The group meets in room 310 Library/Fireside Lounge.

Aug
28
Mon
AA Meeting
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This is a closed discussion meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

Boy Scout Troop 13 Meeting
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday Women’s Big Book Meeting
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a closed discussion meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions

Al-Anon Meeting
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a closed meeting run by Northern Illinois Al-Anon.  Contact Al-Anon at 630-289-4326 with any questions.

Aug
29
Tue
BLC Staff Meeting
Aug 29 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Aug
30
Wed
Wednesday AA Meeting – Sunshine Group
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This is a closed discussion meeting run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

Aug
31
Thu
Senior Vitality
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Some join other seniors for some light chair exercises and social time.

AA Meeting
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a closed discussion meeting for women only run by AA District 61.  Contact AA at publicinfo@aadistrict61.org with any questions.

Thursday AA Women’s Group
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
1
Fri
Friday Morning Men’s Bible Study
Sep 1 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am

Men gather for prayer, fellowship, support and study every Friday morning at 6:30 a.m.. This fall, they will join Pastor Mark as he explores some of the most interesting prophets in the Old Testament.  Whether they were reluctant like Jonah, eccentric like Jeremiah, or just less known like Joel, these ancients spoke words of truth to power that still challenge us today.  All men are welcome, come when you can, no registration or previous experience is necessary.  This bible study is continuous throughout the year.

Bethlehem Brass Rehearsal
Sep 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep
2
Sat
Bethlehem Runners
Sep 2 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am
Saturday Evening Service with Communion
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for our Saturday Evening Service, a less formal worship service in our sanctuary.  Communion is available every week to all.

Sep
3
Sun
Traditional Worship Service with Communion
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Come join us for our Traditional Worship Service in the Sanctuary.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

Connection Cafe in the Welcome Center
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Join for a cup of coffee, tea or juice, renew old connections and develop new ones in Bethlehem’s refreshed Connection Cafe.  You can also sign up to host an hour of this time on a Sunday morning by clicking HERE.

Praise Service with Communion
Sep 3 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Come join us for our Praise Service in Fellowship Hall.  Praise Service includes a contemporary music band and praise singers.  Communion is served every week and is available to all.  Nursery care is also available to children 3 and under.

 
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