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We journey with God, to serve with love

Welcome to Bethlehem Lutheran Church

An Open Invitation from our Pastor:

At Bethlehem, we realize that not everyone who walks in the door "knows church", "speaks church" or has grown up with amazing experiences in a church. We get that, and we are just outlandish enough to believe the most important thing you will take away from visiting us is that we care more about you and your faith journey than all the "stuff" you may have thought you were supposed to know.

Bethlehem has been around since 1892, and while tradition has a place here for certain, we have found that the best way to connect one another to our history is to embrace the present and venture into the future.

We welcome you - always - to join us on Sundays, Saturdays, and throughout the week as we "Journey with God to serve with love". There's a lot going on here. Come and be a part of the journey.


All are welcome!


-"Pastor Paul" Busekist

Join Us for Worship:

Summer Hours: Sat. Celebrate! Worship 5pm, Sun. Traditional Worship 8:45am & Modern Worship 11am

Latest News

Annie Slabaugh New Director of Youth and Outreach August 1

A Message From Annie...... read more

Bethlehem Vision Survey

It's your turn to comment and speak to the direction and focus of Bethlehem.... read more

Welcome Visitors and Prospective Members

Coming in SEP...12 and 19... A welcoming discussion on opportunities at Bethlehem.... read more

Arts & Crafts Show in OCT

October 12th...at Bethlehem...9AM to 3PM...... read more

End Of Summer Saunter

Sunday August 25th at the DeYoung Barn trailhead at 2 and 3PM... (TART and Cedar Lake trails)...... read more

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
1050 Peninsula Drive
Traverse City, MI 49686-2799
Phone: 231.947.9880