Bethlehem Lutheran Church

90 Years


Living God's Word

1375 Grand Avenue

Baldwin, NY  11510



As a community of faith and a whole life ministry focused on Living God's Word, we embrace and learn from the diversity in our midst. We seek to meet all people with God's grace and eternal love shown to all God's people through the life, death and resurrection of God's only Son, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, culture, marital status, addictions, sexual orientation, economic status, ability or label. 

You are welcome here!

Worship With Us!

Every Sunday with Communion - 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School - 9:00-10:15 a.m.

July and August-with Communion-9:30 a.m.


As part of our 90th Anniversary celebration we will hold three worship services using previous hymnals.

Special Worship Experiences

Sunday, April 30 - Worship with the "blue hymnal book" (1950's)
Sunday, June 18 - Worship with the "red hymnal book" (1950's-1970's)

Sunday, September 24 - Worship with the "green hymnal book" 

Come worship with us!


The Rev. James D. Smith

Pastor's Message

For pastoral care please contact Pastor James D. Smith at
(516) 223-3400 or email

Fellowship meal

Upcoming Events and Announcements

Click here for information about upcoming events.

Youth Event

Youth Ministry

Click here to see the exciting youth ministry Bethlehem has to offer.

BLC Newsletters


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Bethlehem Builder


Mission of the Month - May


Since 1927 Pinecrest has been gathering young adults of the ELCA in a summer camp setting, providing them with access to a strong faith community and an opportunity to develop their strengths as leaders in the church. This exciting and interactive camp has been a life changing experience for generations of campers.

Pincers Lutheran Leadership

Ministries We Support:

ELCA             Metropolitan NY Synod     Camp Ma-He-Tu      The INN     Pinecrest Lutheran LeadershipKoinonia