Sunday Morning Studies

Sunday Morning Adult Bible Class

Currently, the Bible Class in the gymnasium is on the Epistle to the Hebrews and is being taught by Pastor Schumacher.  Bible Class begins at 10:00AM.


Sunday School

Sunday classes begin at 10:00, are for Preschool-8th grade, and run from September through May.  We use the Growing in Christ curriculum from Concordia Publishing House.  Click here to learn more about Growing in Christ.


Youth Sunday Morning Bible Study
Sundays, 10:00 in the Youth Room

This fall, the  High School students will begin working through the apologetics Bible study, "Does God Exist?: Building the Scientific Case." Read more about it on the Youth Page!


New Member Classes  

If you're new to the Lutheran confession, transferring into the congregation, or simply curious about what we confess and believe, we invite you to attend our Catechumenate classes which typically meet each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m., when the class is in session.  If you would like more information on the class, please call the church office at 630 355-2198 or email Pastor Schumacher at sschumacher@bethanylcs.org.  Current members are also encouraged to attend this class for a refresher on the foundations of the faith.


Studies throughout the Week

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Youth Sunday Evening Bible Studies

Check out the youth page for more information on weekly Youth Bible Studies and events.


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The Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML)
Third Mondays, 9:30-11:30AM in the Conference Room

Click here for more information about LWML.


Evening Lifelight
Thursdays, 7:00PM in the Conference Room every other week
Thursdays, 7:00PM offsite every other week (call for location)

LifeLight studies provide an in-depth exploration of entire Bible books and topical themes of scripture.  Participants uncover Bible truths from the little details to the big-picture teachings. At Bethany our pastors teach the lecture-based portion of each class. Evening Lifelight at Bethany is led by a pastor one week, with various groups meeting offsite the following week.

At present, we have one group meeting on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.   If you would like to join this group, or start a new group, call the church office at 630-355-2198 or email Donna Linnemeyer at dlinnemeyer@bethanylcs.org.


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LifeLight for Women
Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00am in the Conference Room

LifeLight studies provide an in-depth exploration of entire Bible books and topical themes of scripture.  Participants uncover Bible truths from the little details to the big-picture teachings. At Bethany our pastors teach the lecture-based portion of each class.

Our Wednesday morning session is a women's class.  During the summer session this group studies a variety of materials.  For 2016, beginning on June 1, their study will focus on "What About..." questions of Christianity.  Please contact the church office at 630-355-2198 for more information.


Saturday Men’s Bible Breakfast

All men of Bethany are invited to the Men’s Bible Breakfast which meets on the first and third Saturday of each month from 7:30 to 9 a.m.


Theology on Tap

This Bible Study is taught by Pastor Clemmer and meets on the third Tuesday of each month at Hopvine Brewery in Aurora. We're currently discussing Luther's The Freedom of the Christian. It's never too late to join us!  Click here for more info!