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. 

Southwest Nassau Conference

Metropolitan New York Synod

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Annual Conference Meeting

(via Zoom)

Wednesday, May 19th at 7:00pm

Zoom Information

Pastor David Anglada is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Southwest Nassau Conference Annual Meeting

Time: May 19, 2021 07:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 384 818 9954

Passcode: GLCAS

Dial by phone:


Meeting ID: 384 818 9954

Passcode: 936012


Service of Holy Communion

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Download the .pdf Document 

Click here for the Sermon for Sixth Sunday of Easter

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

*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.


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.

Pinecrest Scholarships

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.

Ministries We Support:

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