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.
Bethlehem Outreach & Care Ministries
This ministry assesses the care needs of the congregation and develops, provides and evaluates appropriate care and support. It also educates members concerning health and wellness issues.
Groups within this ministry include Stephen Ministry, New Baby Flower Delivery, Senior Ministry, Communion Visits, Card Ministry, Funeral Luncheon Ministry, Prayer Shawl Ministry, Soul Food Ministry, and Blood Pressure Checks. It also works closely with Kaleidoscope to offer educational classes for our journey through life's transitions.
This ministry coordinates an outreach and welcoming ministry to all people, encouraging members to share their life of faith with others.
Groups within this ministry include Sunday Greeters, Life Lutheran Style (new member) Classes/Reception, and Pastor's Elbow.
This ministry helps to serve the needs of our Bethlehem family, the local community and God's wider world. It also makes recommendations for church financial support to service organizations and institutions and educates the Bethlehem community regarding social statements and legislative issues.
Groups within this ministry include Habitat for Humanity, Lazarus House, Hesed House, Bethel New Life, Bethphage Mission, Shelter Assistance, Food Pantry, Porta Lunch, Crop Walk, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Kane County, Heifer Project, Blood Drive, and the Tri-City Unemployment Group (TUG).