Welcome to Bethany!

"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).











Sunday's Sermon

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Sunday school starts in September. Register today!

Come to Sunday Worship

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


76 W Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014


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What's Happening at Bethany

This Week

Sunday, August 28
 - 8:00, 9:00, and 10:30 am
10:00 Fellowship
12:00 Junior High Potluck and Planning

Monday, August 29
9:00  Good Samaritan
6:00 YES Library Group

Tuesday, August 30
12:30 Staff Meeting
7:00 Bethany Bookers

Wednesday, August 31
9:00 Good Samaritan
5:00 Head Start Orientation
6:30 Confirmation

Thursday, September 1
10:00 Worship at Fountains
6:45 Girls Scout Service Unit Leaders
7:30 Theology on Tap

Friday, September 2
9:00 Bulletin Assembly
9:00 Good Samaritan

Saturday, September 3
9:00 CODA

This Week's Readings



Next Week

Sunday, September 4
 - 8:00, 9:00, and 10:30 am
10:00 Fellowship

Monday, September 5
Office Closed - Labor Day
9:00  Good Samaritan

Tuesday, September 6
7:00 Team Night

Wednesday, September 7
8:00 Handy Andy
9:00 Good Samaritan
1:00 Sheltered Village
7:00 Adult Choir 

Thursday, September 8
9:00 Piecers
6:45 Bell Canto Choir

Friday, September 9
9:00 Bulletin Assembly
9:00 Good Samaritan

Saturday, September 10
8:30 Men's Group
9:00 Sips 'n Scriptures
9:00 CODA

Next Week's Readings


  Get Involved

If you are interested in helping with the following volunteer needs, please contact the church office.

Handy person for tasks around property
Take care of manageable tasks clearly listed with supplies available.

Crop Walk
Help organize

Hospitality helper
Greet Bethany guests, Monday morning (once a month)

Bell Canto Ringers 2016-17 Season
Need 6 additional ringers. No experience necessary!

B.K. J.A.M.M. (Bethany Kids - Jesus and Music Making)
All K-5th graders are invited to ring, sing, and lead in worship in Bethany. Thursdays from 5:30-6:15. Starts September 5th.

Sunday School

  • Decorators (to help decorate rooms/hallway)
  • Teachers - monthly
  • Teachers' assistants