Here are the events coming up soon. To plan farther ahead, please go to the Calendar page.


  • Hear about Bethlehem's strategic mission priorities in this 2018 budget forum. You can join us in one of three sessions:  9:15 and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 14, or 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 17.  All presentations are in Education Hall.
  • Join us in Education Hall at 9:15 or  10:30 a.m. Sunday, January 14,  to hear about the Transition Team's preliminary pastoral call process. Child Care is provided.
  • Sometimes we forget that Bethlehem is used by members and guests 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year for worship, preschool, community groups and special events. During the winter, it takes a team to keep our sidewalks clear and safe. Please click the link to be on call and help the Property Team with this important work.
  • No scripts or stressful rehearsals are needed for this nativity play!  Our annual impromptu reenactment of the nativity scene, with real-life Marys, Josephs, angels, stable animals, and other characters, will take place at the 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve services in Fellowship Hall. No registration needed! ... [read more]
  • Bethlehem’s music ensembles will lead a worship of song and scripture on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Join us for the annual musical festival featuring Bethlehem’s talented musicians!  
  • Our Giving Tree is up in the Welcome Center, where you are invited to take a gift tag and instructions and return the gift by December 15.  Your generosity will benefit our neighbors served by the  Ecker Center for Mental Health, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois and Hesed House.
  • Bethlehem Runners is a group of people that run and walk together for fellowship, fitness, and make a better connection between mind, body and spirit. Join us on Saturday mornings (weather permitting) at 7:00am - We meet at the trailhead behind Bethlehem. For information, contact John Anderson at
  • Are you willing to serve on BLC's Disaster Preparedness Team? We're looking for folks willing to help us follow the procedures we'll establish in case of fire, tornado or other emergencies. Please click on the link if you're interested.
  • Congregational leadership is looking for your thoughts on whether to dispose of the two properties Bethlehem owns across Marion Avenue from the church building. Join us for discussion at 9:15 or 10:30 a.m. Sunday, January 21, in Education Hall.
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  • Bethlehem is blessed to have the opportunity to serve those in our extended communities who are homeless.  Our next service event at Hesed House in Aurora is right before Christmas, so we could use your help! Click the above link to to directed to the volunteer signup page.
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  • Get better acquainted with other Bethlehem moms while sharing perspectives on renewal, refreshment and life balance. Our Mom's Ministry focuses on equipping and supporting one another in raising children in faith. All are invited! Click for location details and to sign up!
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  • You are invited to be part of Bethlehem's support of the homeless neighbors in our communities. There are many ways to serve in this important and rewarding outreach ministry - Just click the link to sign up to provide a food donation or work the overnight shift with Lazarus House staff.
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