Welcome to Sunday Worship!


You can join us online at 9, and in-person at both 9 and 10:30!

Please join us on our YouTube channel!

You can follow along with a digital bulletin!


Sunday School begins at 9:00 am, for ages 3 through 5th grade.  Students meet their teachers in our lower-level Sunday School wing.  Click here to register your child.

Wednesday Evenings at Bethany


Complimentary Pizza and Salad Dinner from 6-7pm

Suggested donation: individual $5 / family $15


Activities for every age group at 7pm
~ see below for details & signups ~

Wednesday Evenings at Bethany

Activities for every age group

Bethany Kids (elementary age): 7-8pm

Activities to build faith and friendship with God and one another.

Confirmation (grades 6, 7, 8): 7-8pm

Faith formation for middle schoolers, culminating in Affirmation of Baptism.

Bethany Choir (adult & teen): 7-8:30pm

Offering song to support the congregatio during worship twice/month.  Newcomers welcome; prior experience unnecessary.  Bethany Kids will informally extend to 8:30 for parents in choir.

Take a Breath (adult): 7-8pm (4th Wednesday only)

Activities to encourage relaxation and fellowship for busy adults.

Other Regular Events

Sunday Family Activities

Worship (all welcome): 9 & 10:30am (second service beginning Sept. 17)

Sunday School: Sundays (age 3 thru grade 5): during 9am worship service  [[ click here to sign up ]]

Impact Youth (grades 6, 7, 8): beginning 10/1, then 2nd Sundays.  Attend 10:30 worship service, meal and activities to follow.

High School Youth Group: 1st & 3rd Sundays (begins 9/17) following the 10:30 worship service with a meal and activity.  This season's themes are Service, Adventure, Connection, and Consistency!


2nd Monday of every month, 7:30am.  For high schoolers who park at Bethany or walk to school.  [[ click here to sign up ]]


Always credit the artists, no matter the medium!  Photos from Unsplash.com

Pizza by Georgia Z  ~~  Leaves by Courtney Smith  ~~  Donuts by Patrick Fore

Crop Walk for Hunger 2023
This annual fundraiser helps feed people globally and locally.


CROP WALK 2023 will take place at 1pm on Sunday 10/1 at Cary United Methodist Church.  You can sign up for Bethany Lutheran's Team by clicking here!

There is also an upcoming fundraisers at Chipotle in Crystal Lake on Wednesday 9/27.  Thank you to those of you who participated in our fundraisers at Culver's and Lou Malnati's -- we appreciate your support!

Expand the Table

"Go therefore into the main streets and invite everyone you find to the wedding banquet" Matthew 22:9

See how we've been living out the call to set a place for everyone, serve our neighbors, and feed our souls.

Land Acknowledgement

Bethany Lutheran Church is located in Crystal Lake on the original and ancestral homelands of the Peoria, Bodwéwadmi (Potawatomi), Myaami) (Miami), Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Sioux), Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk), Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo) peoples, and we give thanks for their presence here since time immemorial. We also wish to recognize and honor all our Indigenous siblings who have and continue to call this land their home.

Learn more about the work of Indigenious Ministries and Tribal Relations at the ELCA.