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

Worship services are now in-person at 10:30 a.m.

The following safety protocols are being followed for worship:

  • Mask wearing is optional to each individual's comfort level.
  • Hand sanitizer is available on the tables at the rear of the sanctuary.
  • Individual communion cups will be distributed at the end of service.

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



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


Sunday School and Confirmation Class 2024

Contact Julian Baker, Allison Nunez, or the church office  for questions about Sunday School. Contact Pastor Smith for more information.


We are collecting non-perishable food for Lutheran Social Services in Uniondale. Please bring your food items to the church.






Service of the Word

Time After Pentecost

Sunday, June 9, 2024
Download the  bulletin. 

Listen to the worship service on Sunday, June 9.

Sunday, June 16, 2024
Download the  bulletin  and hymns

Listen to the worship service on Sunday, June 9.



Please Note: The services includes holy communion. For those worshipping virtually please bring your own elements. Personal communion cups will be distributed for the in person service.

*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 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.


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Ministries We Support:

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