Bethlehem Lutheran Church

   A congregation of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod


Thank you for visiting us. Here you will find information about Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ravenna, Nebraska and the ministries we offer. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

Our Mission

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is a caring congregation that gladly welcomes all who come to worship. It is our mission to offer preaching and teaching that is centered on the Word of God, that will meet the spiritual needs of every age, and offer encouragement in the faith. Here you will find opportunities for Christ centered worship, Christian education, fellowship with other believers, and service to those in need.

Worship With Us:


4:00pm Private Confession
5:00 pm Worship w/Communion​​​​

10:30am Divine Service w/Communion
12:00pm "What is This?"


 Sunday, December 9th

     10:30am Divine Service w/Communion

     12:00pm Voter's Meeting


Monday, December 10th

 Jessica in office 8-12

Tuesday, December 11th
Jessica in office 8-12

      8:30am Prayers

      2:00pm Ladies' Bible Study

Wednesday, December 12th
Jessica in office 8-2

      8:30am Prayers

      No midweek

      7:00pm Midweek Advent Service @ Zion


Thursday, December 13th
Jessica in office 8-12

      6:00am Men's Bible Study

      8:30am Prayers


Friday, December 14th
Pastor’s Family Day


      Saturday, December 15th

      4:00pm Private Confession

      5:00pm Worship w/Communion

Sunday, December 16th

       9:00am Birthday Party for Jesus
      10:30am Divine Service w/Communion

      12:00pm "What does this mean?"

      5:00pm Christmas Caroling w/ soup to follow


Birthday Party for Jesus Sunday December 16th at 9:00am BEFORE CHURCH.

Christmas Caroling Sunday, December 16th at 5:00pm, meet in the Parish hall. After caroling soup will be served.

Soup and Sandwich Benefit for Jessica Schuller, Sunday, December 16th 11am-1 pm at the city auditorium.

Advent Services Schedule
Wednesday, December 19th 7:00pm – Bethlehem

Children’s Christmas Program Rehearsals Children from preschool thru 8th grade are invited to come join us for rehearsals December 22nd at 10:00am. The Christmas program will be on Christmas Eve (Monday, December 24th) at 6:30pm.

Head Start Tree: You may make donations of art supplies & hats for this year’s Head Start students. If you opt for a hat, take a cutout from the tree and return it pinned to the hat. Suggestions of art supplies include: crayons, markers, colored pencils, construction paper, stickers, colored chalk, glue sticks or anything you think will enable 3, 4 & 5-year-olds to be creative. Return these unwrapped items to the tree by TODAY!!

Christmas Services
Monday, December 24th Children’s Christmas Program: 6:30pm
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, December 24th: 10:00pm
Christmas Day, Tuesday December 25th: 10:30am

New Year Service Time Change Starting in January our Sunday service times will be changing! Sunday morning services will be held at 8:30am beginning January 6th!

For Sale: Quiet Books Bethlehem’s youth are selling books to raise money to attend the National Youth Gathering this summer. These books are available in the narthex for $20 each. Please make checks to Bethlehem Youth. Call Kerry Eilenstine if you have any questions at 308-379-2011. Thank you for your support!

Cookbooks for sale If you are looking for a great gift, there are cookbooks for sale for only $10.

Listen to Sunday's Sermon (11/22/18) Thanksgiving:

Listen to Sunday's Sermon (11/25/18):

Listen to Sunday's Sermon (12/2/18):

Listen to Sunday's Sermon (12/9/18):