Bethlehem Lutheran Church

More than 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.


2018 Advent and Christmas Events at Bethlehem 


Set up and Decorate Christmas Tree 

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 10:00 a.m. 

Youth Angel Tree Shopping 

Middle and High School kids 

Friday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m. 

Birthday/Anniversary Coffee Hour 

Sunday, Dec.16 

Cookies, Caroling and Pizza Lunch 

Sunday, Dec.16 

Sunday School Pageant Rehearsal 

Saturday, Dec. 22 

Rehearsal starts at 9:30 a.m. 

Pick-up at 10:45 a.m. 

Sunday School Pageant during Worship Service 

Sunday, Dec. 23 

Christmas Eve-Candlelight Services 

Monday, Dec, 24 

3, 5 & 10 p.m. 

Christmas Day 

Tuesday, Dec. 25 

Happy Birthday, Jesus! 

10:30 a.m. 

Hymn Sing with Communion 

and Pajama Sunday 

Sunday, Dec. 30 

10:30 a.m. 

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.

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Mission of the Month - Thanksgiving-Christmas Baskets

Jesus commands us to feed the hungry. Much of the year we accomplish this through various charities but at Thanksgiving and Christmas we deliver baskets of food directly to families we know are in need of support.



Ministries We Support:

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