New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church 3233 Apples Church Rd, Bethlehem, PA18015 New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church is located on Apples Church Road in Lower Saucon Township, between Hellertown…More and Bingen. The congregation is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The church was founded in 1834 and recently celebrated its 175th anniversary. Currently, the church's pastor is Tricia McMackin. New Jerusalem operates a pre-school program for children in the area of ages 3 to 5.