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.

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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.

Elementary Sunday School - September 6-Nov.22 – Sunday mornings at 10AM Festival of Booths (Tents)

SFAC– meet Monday, November 9 at 7pm.

Bessie Lou Circle– meet Thursday, November 12 at 7pm.

Stephen Ministry Peer Supervision– meet November 15. Phyllis Sellers has the in-depth.

The Golden Agers will be going to Hamrick's and the cafeteria in Hickory on Tuesday,
Nov 17th. We will leave the church at 8:30 am. This trip is for men and women. I hope you all enjoyed Shatley Springs as much as I did! DiAnne Cartee

If anyone interested in FREE Black Walnuts please contact: Ruth or J.W. Fesperman

NEEDED: JAM PRAISE SINGERS!!! - A new group has now started and all 2nd through 8th graders are invited to be a part of the JAM Praise Singers. Rehearsals are on Sundays at 4:00-5:00 in the choir room. We are starting to work on our Christmas program. Don’t miss out on the fun and great music. Contact Anna Barden

Footprints Christian Academy– would like to ask for your help with donations. You may take an apple from our tree in the Narthex and place items in container provided. We appreciate your help and support of this very precious ministry in our church. Thank you from the Children of Footprints and Staff. May God Bless You!

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

Are You a Photographer? - Pictures needed for next year’s VBS Take pictures of trees this year – Especially needed are pictures of: Full grown dead tree, Tree viciously pruned by power co, Fake tree, Baby tree, Evergreen, Fruit Tree, Diseased tree, Tree planted by the water, Felled tree, Tree in bloom, Tree with fall leaves, Tree in winter – no leaves

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

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Upcoming Worship

November 15 “Two Sides of the Same Coin”

November 22 “The Waves of Life”

November 29 “In the Meantime”


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, Chris West, Amanda Paxton, Vickie Shelton, Andrea Waters, Andy Starnes.

Recorded Sermons