Welcome to Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is proud to be a Reconciled in Christ Congregation, welcoming people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

Pr. Elizabeth Mascal

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00-1:00

Food Pantry

  • Tuesdays: 3:00 -5:00 pm
  • Thursdays: 9:30 -11:30 am

Bethlehem offers:

  • Meaningful Worship
  • Service to others in the community and the world
  • Learning for all ages
  • Fellowship
  • A local congregation with a global reach
  • Friendly faces and warm greetings
  • Opportunities for Service

Sunday Worship Schedule

9:30 am Sunday Worship Service
Holy Communion is served
All are invited  to the Lord's Table

10:30 am Refreshments and fellowship

10:50 am Education


Online Worship

Worship Videos

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In this time of social distancing, we may feel very far off and miss the nearness of family, friends, and worship, but know that God is drawing close to you in our troubles and God is always bringing God's peace.So he came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.
~Ephesians 2:17
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We praise God in the storms of life, but we will also take precautions! Stay safe in the coming weather and check-in on your neighbors who may need additional help! <3[1:45 PM CDT 8/10]

First Severe Thunderstorm Warning of the day is for Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago Counties, and includes Rockford IL, Loves Park IL, Machesney Park IL, Dixon, and Byron, in effect until 3:15 PM CDT. If you haven't made preparations yet for the damaging winds, do so now! When sheltering, stay away from windows.
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May Grace and Peace be yours in Abundance.