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 8:45AM & 11AM, Sunday School @ 9:45AM

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.

Social Media

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Events Calendar

Youth – Sundays @ 5PM-6:30PM is our normal meeting time. 

Youth - This Sunday, 6-8pm in the fellowship hall to watch movie “The Christmas Candle”

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

Son Days Pre K through 5th graders are invited to join us on Sundays from 5PM - 6:30PM for fun singing, playing games, making stuff, and a whole lot more!

“Star” Tree– Pick a star and purchase a $30.00 gift card for a child to have Christmas. Please return the star and gift card by Sunday, December 11th. Thanks! Merry Christmas!

The Golden Agers will celebrate our Thanksgiving/Christmas party on Thursday, December 15th in the fellowship hall.

Youth Post Office– is now open. If you would like to send a Christmas card to someone within the church the cost is .10 cents a card. All proceeds go to the Youth. Thank You!

Christmas Music - The choir is beginning to practice for the Christmas season. If you are interested in joining in on this fun time of the year by singing, contact Laura Smith lauraml13@gmail.com.

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) has now begun as well! Meeting 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 @ Facebook.com/agapeacres

Pastor’s Blog


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Upcoming Worship

December 4 “We Have The Presence” 

December 11 “Waiting for the Lord” 

December 18 “The Greatest Story” (11am Service only-Choir Presentation)

December 24 Christmas Eve Service 7:00pm

December 25 “Love Came Down at Christmas”


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