Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Established 1874

A congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

You are the light of the world. Let your light shine!” Matthew 5:14-16

Reason for Being and Purpose

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is a christian faith community that believes it has been called, gathered, enlightened, and made holy by the triune God.
Our mission is to worship, grow in faith and love, and reach out to all people proclaiming in word and deed that Jesus Christ is our hope and salvation —yesterday, today, and forever.

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A Series of Services for Holy Week and Easter

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Join us for Holy Week Worship

PALM SUNDAY, April 10, 9:00 am, Service of Palms and Liturgy of the Passion

MAUNDY THURSDAY, April 14, 7:00 pm, With Holy Communion

GOOD FRIDAY, April 15, 7:00 pm

The Resurrection of Our Lord, Sunday, April 17, 9:00 am, with Holy Communion

We are currently worshiping in person. However, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, here are the policies and practices for our Sunday and other worship gatherings.

Out of love for God and neighbor

  • Use hand sanitizer upon entry and wash your hands and use hand sanitizer often while in the facility.
  • Members and visitors who are vaccinated and boosted are not required to wear a mask.
  • Members and visitors are free to wear a mask if they wish to do so.
  • Unvaccinated and not boosted members and visitors must wear a mask.
  • There are no physical distancing requirements, but you are welcome to keep a distance from others in the sanctuary as you are able.

About Us

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is located on “church hill” in the city of Lanesboro which is about 40 miles south and east of Rochester, Minnesota. Worship is on Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. Currently, we are worshiping in person. A live stream of the service can be viewed on our Facebook page.


Get In Touch

  • bethlehem@acegroup.cc
  • (507) 467 3344

Drop By

200 Kenilworth Ave S
Lanesboro, MN 55949