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What To Expect on Sundays

Here at Bethlehem Baptist Church, our worship services are exciting and traditional, while our message addresses the contemporary needs and challenges of our changing world. Our rich music program will stir your heart and invite you to sing the great hymns and gospel songs of our faith with enthusiasm. Our vocal and instrumental songs will invite you to turn your heart to God. Pastor Kurt preaches Bible-based messages that are both timely and applicable. It is our purpose to encourage you to come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and build your life on the only sure foundation.

General Info

You will be greeted by our welcoming staff and friendly congregation. First-time guests will receive a welcome bag. If you require assistance or special accommodations, please let us know.

Sunday School

We have Sunday School Classes for all ages that offer an in-depth study of a book of the Bible or topic from Scripture. These classes also give opportunities to meet and interact with people within the church.

Worship Service

Our worship service is centered around worshipping God together in a loving community, with reverence and joy. Nursery and Jr. Church programs are available for your little ones at this time.

Worship Style

It is our goal that our preaching, teaching, prayer, music and fellowship all bring glory to God. Our singing is for God's glory, so our songs should reflect the themes we see throughout Scripture.

We invite you to

Join Us For Coffee

Each Sunday morning, many of our members gather in the kitchen before Sunday School for coffee and a light breakfast before services start! Bring your family and come fellowship with us. 

We invite you to

Join Us For Our Midweek Bible Study!

We invite you to our Midweek Service on Wednesday evenings at 7pm. All are welcome to come together and delve into the teachings of the Bible. Teen and Star Kid’s programs are available for your youth. 

Meet the pastor

Kurt Lemke


Kurt Lemke serves as the Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, bringing with him a wealth of experience and a deep passion for ministry. Kurt also teaches full time at a local public high school, where he is dedicated to shaping young minds. He served as a Youth Pastor for over 15 years before God led him to step out in faith and accept the call to Pastor at Bethlehem Baptist in 2022. 

Pastor Kurt Lemke brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to his role as the spiritual leader at Bethlehem Baptist Church. With a solid foundation in education, he earned a Bachelor's degree in Education, complemented by a Master's in Organizational Leadership. His deep understanding of theology is underscored by dual Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Theology with a focus on Biblical Studies. Pastor Kurt's commitment to lifelong learning is evident in his pursuit of continuing education, ensuring he remains equipped to guide and inspire the congregation in their walk with Christ. His passion for teaching and leadership resonates in his thoughtful sermons and compassionate pastoral care, enriching the church community with wisdom and faith.

Beyond his pastoral duties, Kurt has a strong affinity for sports and recognizes their potential in ministry. He enjoys engaging with others through sports activities as a means of outreach and building relationships. He firmly believes in fostering a community of believers who serve God together, empowering each individual to discover and utilize their God-given gifts to impact the world for Christ.

Kurt and his wife Cj are natives of the greater Cincinnati area and are deeply rooted in their local community. Together with their daughter, Alexa, they are committed to ministering and serving others, extending Christ's love wherever they go. Cj Lemke plays a vital role in Bethlehem Baptist Church, contributing her talents across various ministries. She is instrumental in creating content for media and church services, ensuring that the message reaches and impacts the congregation effectively. Her dedication extends to teaching in the children's ministry, where she imparts biblical truths with enthusiasm and care. Together, their family is known for their hospitality and friendliness, which warmly ministers to church members and visitors alike.

The Lemke family's unity, passion, and servant-heartedness are integral to the growth and success of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Their collective efforts inspire and empower the congregation to live out their faith boldly, making a meaningful impact in their community and beyond.

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