Welcome to Bethany!

The Congregation Council has voted unanimously to nominate Rev. Catherine Daharsh as Senior Pastor of Bethany Lutheran Church and calls a special congregational meeting for June 7 at 11:45 am to vote to extend her this call.











"We Reflect Christ
in Message and Actions"

Grace and peace to you from God our Father
and our Lord Jesus Christ! Amen.

Bethany Lutheran Church extends our warmest welcome! We hope you check us out in person, but until then, take the time to browse our site and familiarize yourself with our wonderful downtown Crystal Lake congregation!

Bethany Lutheran Church is a proud member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Come to Sunday Worship

8:00 a.m. - Worship (Simple Service)
9:00 a.m. - Education Hour
9:00 a.m. - Worship
10:00 a.m. - Coffee and Fellowship
10:30 a.m. - Worship


76 W. Crystal Lake Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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Get Involved

If you are interested in helping with the following volunteer needs, please contact Sandi Teiken.

BLC Plant Sale, May 29-30
Donate plants for the sale

Garage/Plant Sale 2015, May 29-30

  • Put a sign in your yard
  • Collect brown paper and grocery bags
  • Set up
  • Mark and sort items
  • Help on Friday, May 29
  • Help on Saturday, May 30
  • Pack up after sale, May 30

Eco-Fair, May 30

  • Help with recycling drop-off
  • Direct traffic in parking lot
  • Be a cashier for the plant sale
  • Assist with the plant sale

Allison Boccia Williams' Farewell Lunch

  • Set up, serve, clean up
  • Bring salad or dessert
  • Donate money for meat

Vacation Bible School
July 6 - 10, 9 am - 12 pm

  • Set builders/decorators (before VBS starts)
  • Site leaders and group leaders needed

Ice Cream Social, July 8

  • Set up, serve, clean up
  • Provide a fruit-based pie or cake

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This Week at Bethany

Sunday, May 24 - Day of Pentecost
Worship - 8:00, 9:00 and 10:30 am
9:00 Sunday School
10:00 Fellowship
8:30 BLC Garage Sale Drop Off

Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day
Church Office Closed
9:00 No Good Samaritan
9:30 No Staff Meeting
5:00 Youth End of the Year Family BBQ
7:30 No Voices in Harmony

Tuesday, May 26
9:00 BLC Garage Sale Drop Off
9:30 Staff Meeting
7:00 Bethany Bookers

Wednesday, May 27
9:00 BLC Garage Sale Drop Off
9:00 Good Samaritan
7:00 Lutheranism 102

Thursday, May 28
9:00 Piecers

Friday, May 29
9:00 BLC Garage Sale  and Plant Sale
9:00 BLC Community Eco-Fair (paper shredding on Saturday only)
9:00 Good Samaritan
9:00 Bulletin Assembly
7:00 Youth Group - Oklahoma

Saturday, May 30
9:00 BLC Garage Sale  and Plant Sale
9:00 BLC Community Eco-Fair and Paper Shredding
9:00 CODA

Sunday, May 31 - The Holy Trinity
Worship - 8:00, 9:00 and 10:30 am
9:00 Sunday School
10:00 Fellowship and Music Staff Farewell
10:30 Baptism Festival
10:45 Farewell Potluck for Allison Boccia Williams

VBS is July 6-10! Register today!

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