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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:

Sat. Celebrate! Worship 5pm Sun. Traditional Worship at 8:45am, Education Hour 9:45 & Modern Worship at 11am

Latest News

Bethlehem Is Looking for a New Fulltime Youth & Young Adult (Y2A) Ministry Director!

Bethlehem is looking for someone to carry the torch for our new ministry called "Y2A" (or Youth and Young Adult Ministry) If…... read more

23 OCT XYZ Luncheon

The XYZ 23 October luncheon will feature a message from Pastor Paul and entertainment...... read more

Bethlehem Quilters Celebrate 12,000!

This month Bethlehem quilters are celebrating as they ship their 12,000th quilt to Lutheran World Relief.... read more

125th Anniversary Planning Underway

The 125th Anniversary Celebration here at Bethlehem will occur tentatively in August of 2017. That's only 22 months away and…... read more

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