Welcome to Bethpage UMC. We're glad you are here. If you are new, please see below for information regarding service times and our location. We'd be very glad to have you visit us some time.

We are a traditional style church, with a congregation representing all ages. Bethpage is seeking to serve those who are sincerely seeking a relationship with God and others in order to fulfill Christ's most important commandments spoken in Matthew 22:37-40.

Are You New?

 Are you new to the area of Kannapolis? Are you looking to foster a deeper relationship with God? Are you looking for a place to call home? If so, then we'd love for you to visit us some time.

Our Location: 109 Fellowship Ave. Kannapolis, NC 28081 Map

Phone: 704-932-5296

Senior Pastor: Mark Portis

Associate Pastor: Duane Melton

Worship Schedule: Sundays 10:30AM, Sunday School @ 9:15AM

Wednesday Night Fellowship: 

Youth: Sundays 5-6:30PM @ Church & Wednesdays 6-7:30PM @ Allison and Gerald's

*** A quality staffed Nursery is provided for infants-3 yrs old during 11:00am Worship.

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Events Calendar

ANNOUNCEMENT - We now have just one worship service beginning at 10:30AM. Sunday school will begin at 9:15AM.

Youth – 5-6:30PM Sunday Evenings

Youth Wednesday Night Bible Study will meet at Allison and Gerald's house from 6-7:30PM.

Son Days - Sunday evening program for elementary aged children, will soon be starting a study of "The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss." We meet from 5-6:30PM.

UMW– meet Monday, March 6th at 7pm, Jocie Cook Circle-meet at 7:30pm.

Bessie Lou Circle– meet Thursday, March 9th at 7pm.

SFAC– meet Monday, March 13 at 7pm.

The Golden Agers will go to Hamrick's in Hickory on Thursday, March 23. It is bus week and everything in the store is 10% off. Please see me at church or call me to reserve a seat DiAnne Cartee!

Walk Thru Easter is March 26 during Sunday school hour.

Community Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 8th from 11am-1:30pm.

Guatemala Country Mission Trip: March 4th - March 12th 2017 Mission Team of 20 going to Guatemala to continue work that begun in 2016 by laying block, building concrete bond beams and columns, building and installing metal roof, pouring concrete floor, pulling electrical wire, installing windows and doors, and stuccoing and painting. If you would like to contribute to the Mission Trip please send check to: BUMC in the attention of Guatemala Mission Trip.

Special Clubs for Elementary Children – Meeting Sundays

  • 9:30am for light breakfast served to members and their families.
    9:45am Club meetings begin
    Butterflies in Flight Girls club meets upstairs / Warrior Boys Club meets in basement
    A permission to participate form must be completed in order to attend.
    There is a special Permission Form for VISITORS.
    For more information, contact Jo Ann Kennedy at the church office.

New Club (K-1st Caterpillars)  Meets in Education Hall

Praise Team "We are looking for anyone who plays an instrument to join the Praise Band. If you are interested, please contact Laura Smith at lauraml13@gmail.com.

Anyone interested in becoming a Cub Scout leader please contact: Andy Fesperman-704-933-4691

Zumba fitness at St Enoch Lutheran Church (2604 Eagle St., Kannapolis) Tuesday & Thursday: 6-7 pm and Saturday: 9-10 am. Cost: $2.

BUMMs - Need work done around your home? Contact the BUMMs! Bethpage United Methodist Men.

Agape Acres - To keep up to date look us up on Facebook @ Agape Acres NC

Pastor’s Blog


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Upcoming Worship

March 12 “Putting Jesus First”

March 19 “The God Who Bleeds”

March 26 “You Mean Jesus Got Angry?”


Continue to pray for the following persons and Shut-ins, let us know when the prayer has been answered: Ruth Fesperman, Janie Goodnight, Emersyn Paige Alvarado

Recorded Sermons