We serve in response to God’s love to meet human needs, caring for the sick and the aged, advocating dignity and justice for all people, working for peace and reconciliation among the nations, standing with the poor and powerless, and committing ourselves to their needs.

Thank you to all who have made donations and remembered your church home during this time of crisis. If you are able, we look for your gifts to be given by envelope sent to the church office or online using the Donate button above. Your donations help serve the missions of the church as well as help with other operating expenses.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

More than 90 Years


Living God's Word

1375 Grand Avenue

Baldwin, NY  11510

516-223-3400  bethluth@hotmail.com



Sunday worship service will be Livestreamed from Pastor Smith's Facebook page. Click here to access the page.

An Important Message from Pastor James D. Smith


If you are in need of pastoral assistance or counseling by phone please contact Pastor Smith directly at 718-619-1333.


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. 

Upcoming Events

Weekly Online Bible Study

Every Wednesday, 12 noon and 7:30 PM

Click here for login instructions. 

Virtual Coffee Hour

Next Coffee Hour is Sunday, February 28, 2021

11:30 AM

Please join us on Sunday, February 28 for a virtual coffee hour. Our guest will be Gena Gilbertson from Thrivent who will talk about some of the many Thrivent programs offered.

Click here for the Zoom login instructions.

 Service of Holy Communion
Second Sunday in Lent
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Click here for the .pdf of the document.

Please Note: This will include holy communion. Please bring your own elements.

Pastor Smith's sermon on February 21, 2021.

*Offering- Please remember your church home during this time. If you are able we look for your gifts to be given by envelope sent to the church office or online on our website using the Donate button.

Worship With Us!

Until further notice, services will continue be held virtually using Facebook Live through Pastor Smith's Facebook page. Click here to go to his page.


Every Sunday - 10:30 AM

Sunday School - 9:00-10:15 AM-Sunday School is suspended until further notice.


The Rev. James D. Smith

Pastor's Message

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

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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Bethlehem Builder

Please note: the Bethlehem Builder can only be accessed online through our website or via an emailed copy.

Mission of the Month-Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Services

LIRS ensures that new refugee arrivals receive case management, housing, access to appropriate medical & governmental assistance, community & employment orientation, schooling, food, clothing and other initial needs.





Ministries We Support:

ELCA            metroNY synod     Camp Ma-He-Tu      Pinecrest Lutheran LeadershipKoinonia