Welcome Back Students 2017

Jeffery ClarkCampus Ministry, News

Welcome back campus ministry students! If you are one of the many WELS members who will be incoming freshmen or transfer students that will begin studies at the University of Illinois, Eastern Illinois University, or any of the other schools in central Illinois this next fall, we want you to know that you have a church home away from home! … Read More

Disappearance of Yingying Zhang

Jeffery ClarkCampus Ministry, News

The University of Illinois Police Dept. is searching for Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar who has been missing since June 9. University of Illinois Police On Friday, June 9, 2017, visiting scholar Yingying Zhang was reported missing. Video footage from University security cameras captured an image of Zhang voluntarily getting into a black Saturn Astra at the corner of … Read More

Summer Worship Schedule

Jeffery ClarkCampus Ministry, Events, News

We will begin our summer worship schedule with one service a month on the second Sunday starting June 14. This will continue until UIUC classes resume in the fall.

New Luther Movie Screening

Jeffery ClarkCampus Ministry, Events, News

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we have an opportunity to watch the New Luther Movie. This film explores the life of Martin Luther and his quest for truth, bringing to life the key events of the Reformation. “It explores the truths of the Reformation: Christ at the center of our faith, the importance of God’s undeserved … Read More

Incorrect Service Schedule

Jeffery ClarkEvents, News

Due to a bug in the plugin we use with our calendar, it is currently not displaying correct service times. We are working to restore functionality. If you have questions or need to know when services are, contact Jeff Clark.

Headed to school in central Illinois?

Jeffery ClarkNews

If you are one of the many WELS members who will be incoming freshmen or transfer students that will begin studies at the University of Illinois, Eastern Illinois University, or any of the other schools in central Illinois this next fall, we want you to know that you have a church home away from home! Star of Bethlehem is here … Read More

Worship Schedule Change – June 5th

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Due to the Western Wisconsin District Convention in Watertown, WI, our service on June 5th will be moved to the Sunday before, May 29th @ the usual time – 10:30a. If you are attending, please contact us so that we can select a location with enough room.

Summer Worship Schedule

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  As we are primarily a campus ministry, Star of Bethlehem is unavoidably tied to the schedule of our local universities. During the summer (from U of I graduation to first day), we have a limited worship schedule. We worship on the first and third Sundays of June, July, and August at 10:30am. If you will be in our area … Read More

Return to Wittenberg Conference

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We would like to encourage everyone to check out the Return to Wittenberg conference, to be held in Milwaukee at the end of July this year. This year’s conference asks the quintessential Lutheran question – “What Does This Mean?” and uses Luther’s Small Catechism as a guide for the topics. To find out more, visit https://www.returntowittenberg.org/