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 9AM & 11AM, Sunday School @ 10AM

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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Agape Acres on Facebook @ Facebook.com/agapeacres

Events Calendar

Youth – Sundays @ 5PM-6:30PM is our normal meeting time. We also meet at Allison and Gerald's house for Wednesday evening bible study from 6PM-7:30PM.

No Youth this Sunday July 3rd and No Wednesday Night Youth– July 6th.

United Methodist Men -July meeting is cancelled, next meeting is Thursday, August 4th at Gary’s BBQ at 6:30pm.

Stephen Ministry Peer Supervision- meet Sunday, July 17 following worship.

Bibles, Bookbags, and Blessings - July 31st from 12PM to 2PM. ONce again we will be looking to serve our community by giving away over 1000 units! Tell everyone!

Volunteers are needed for VBS – July 31-Aug 3.  “The Story of 3 Trees”. Please check the sign up sheet on the bulletin board across from the library to choose how you will assist!

Summer Camp- Beginning June 15th- Led by Pat McCollum, Jennifer Guffey & Jo Ann Kennedy

  • When: Tuesday & Wednesdays 9 am – 1 pm, (No camp June 28 & 29)
    Who: Children aged 5 – rising 5th grade submitting a completed permission form.
    Cost: $8.00 per week (Note: the $8 fee is for one or two days)
    *Drop off: 8:45 – 9:00 a.m./Pick up: 12:50 – 1:00 p.m. BUMC covered drive through Permission Forms MUST be completed, signed by parent/guardian & submitted – NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE!
  • This Week’s Activities:  July 5– “Annie” Movie at the Gem

  • July 6– Splash Pad– Bring lunch, towel and wear sunscreen ( if rain, we will do a craft fair).

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) will begin soon – As of now this group meets with the Butterflies

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

July 3 - "The Highest Freedom"

July 10 - "The Way of Christ"

July 17 - "The Truth of Christ"

July 24 - "The Life of Christ"


Continue to pray for the following persons and Shut-ins, let us know when the prayer has been answered: Don Williams, Frances Tate, Tyler Jeffries, Charles Wellmon, D.J.Hipp, Johnnie Harrell, Judy Bostian, Nancye Moon, Ron Morris, Shane & Ashley Johnson, Amanda Paxton, Vickie Shelton, Gary Brown.

Recorded Sermons