Welcome to Bethany Lutheran Church, ELCA!

A Downtown Church with a Worldview null


"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).

Regular Worship Times 

8:00 am - Worship (Simple Service)  
9:00 am - Education Hour
9:00 am - Worship
10:00 am - Coffee and Fellowship
10:45 am - Worship









Saturday, September 30th Pancake Breakfast at Bethany Lutheran Church 7am - 10 am
Tickets on sale at the door.

$5 adults
$3 children (ages 3-10)
Under 3 years old – free
$15 family
Pay at the door.  Each person attending the pancake breakfast will receive one FREE Johnny Appleseed Festival event ticket which can be used for games, activities, rides, and souvenirs at the Festival.

Proceeds from the pancake breakfast will benefit the Bethany Youth Group’s upcoming trip.

Downtown festivities all day 9 am - 4 pm  Hosted by the Downtown Crystal Lake Association.  www.downtownCL.org

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76 W Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014



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Upcoming Events

New Member Classes

Learning Sessions:  Thursday, September 14, 7 pm
Sunday, September 17, 11:45 am (lunch included)
New members received Sunday, September 24, 10:45 am
For questions and to RSVP, please contact Pastor Cathy Daharsh (cathy.daharsh@bethanylc.com  or 815-459-2690)

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  Get Involved

If you are interested in helping with any volunteer needs, please contact the church office. Please visit the ministry tab at the top of the page and visit the many opportunities of Service, Education, and Fellowship.

See a "Snapshot" of our church's weekly e-news including opportunities to learn, serve, and have fun