Loved and forgiven by a gracious Triune God, we become a community of love that inspires worship, compassion, service, prayer and spiritual growth in Christ  -  within these walls and beyond.

Our Mission: To make disciples by sharing the love and forgiveness of Jesus.

Imagine: Christ Alive At Bethlehem!

 Bethlehem is a Missouri Synod Lutheran church located in Altoona, WI.  Our best understanding of God's calling and plan for Bethlehem is to connect people to His Son, Jesus Christ, and to show God's love by caring for each other, our guests and visitors, and our community.

God's Will for the Future of Our Congregation
Our community is Christ centered because of His work through Bethlehem.  We are His hands reaching out to our community providing a stable shelter.  Bethlehem is a beacon of hope and care in the sea of life because we are anchored to His Word.

Our guests return often because they are connected to Jesus through the Gospel.  They are genuinely welcomed, consistently included, and intentionally supported.

Our members are passionate disciples worshipping and growing in Christ with a deep, contagious faith.  We are equipped, encouraged, and challenged to be His servants to the world.

Join with us to realize this vision for Bethlehem and our community!

Come as Visitors, Leave as Friends
At Bethlehem we foster a spirit of evangelism, encourage personal witness, and invite our community to join the Family of God through faith in His Son Jesus Christ.  When we participate in the congregation's mission to make disciples by sharing the love and forgiveness of Jesus, we bring God's love to our homes, neighbors, and nations of the entire world.

Join us!
We welcome you to join us at any time for worship, Bible study, and any activities that interest you. 

Sunday School from 8:15 - 9:15 am

Sunday Morning Worship at 9:30 am

Holy Communion is celebrated on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays.

If you would like to become a member of Bethlehem, please contact the church office at (715)832-9953 for more information.



Contact Us

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
2245 Hayden Ave.
Altoona, Wisconsin 54720
Phone 715-832-9953

Regular Schedule

  • Sunday School
    – 8:15 AM
  • Worship Service
    – 9:30 AM



    Pastor Mark Schulz will be the vacancy pastor during the month of November.  Should you have any questions or require pastoral care for any reason, please contact Pastor Mark at 715-210-5351 or by email to MarkS@mypeacechurch.com


    Beginning Sunday, September 8, 2019, worship services will be at 9:30 am.  Sunday School classes will be from 8:15 - 9:15 am.  Please note the time change and join us.


    Worship Ministry is in need of musicians and singers. If you play an instrument (guitar, keyboard, drums, anything) or enjoy singing, we need you. We are looking for people who would like to sing or play once a month or more whenever it's convenient for you.   If interested, please contact Jennie Childs at (715) 829-7024. 


    If you have a son or daughter who is away at college or moved away from home, please call or send an email to the church office with a current address.  We'd like to keep them in the Bethlehem family loop with newsletters and emails.


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Upcoming Events



Bulletin Announcement Deadline
8:00 AM
If you have an announcement for the weekly bulletin, please have it to the church secretary by 8:00 am.


9:30 AM


Prayer Group
10:00 AM


Bulletin Announcement Deadline
8:00 AM
If you have an announcement for the weekly bulletin, please have it to the church secretary by 8:00 am.
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