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

Church Office hours– Monday –Thursday: 8:00am-3:00pm.

Phone: 704-932-5296

Senior Pastor: Mark Portis

Associate Pastor: Duane Melton

Youth Pastor: Duane Melton

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

Son Days– Sundays 5:00-6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall for elementary age children.

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

Nursery: A quality staffed Nursery is provided for infants-3 yrs old during 10:30am Worship.


Continue to pray for the following persons and Shut-ins, let us know when the prayer has been answered: Shane and Ashley Johnson, Wanda Attar, Patty Howell.

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Events Calendar

Children - 

BUMC Summer Camp - PARK, PRAY, READ & PLAY - This Week: Tuesday– Pray, Play: Village Park, Train Ride, Library, Read. Wednesday: Pray, Play: Village Park. Library- Puppets w/Jehetto, Read. Spend summer participating in Village park and library activities and practicing fun, unique prayer techniques. For more details on to register visit desk at church entry. Cost: $5/day. Time: Tue. & Wed. 9:30 - 12:30pm. What to bring: Library Card, Healthy Snack & Drink

Vacation Bible School - August 5th-8th - "The Light of the World" More info to come!

Rally Day and Back to School Splash - August 26th!

Youth - 

Youth Wednesday Night Bible Study– June 20th. Our study continues- “From Roots to Fruits” from 6-7:30pm at Allison and Gerald’s house. 

No Youth June 17th - Fathers' Day

TRIBES! - Our Summer "Tribes" Competition begins June 24 from 6-8PM. This will be a games and friends competition that will run all Summer ending with an epic prize for the winning team. Bring sunscreen, shoes, and clothes that you don't mind getting wet or dirty!

Bethpage Youth SpiritUS Retreat - Our annual retreat to Ft. Caswell will be August 10th-12th.

Rally Day and Back to School Splash - August 26th!

Adults - 

Mark Your Calendars for Sunday, June 24th. There will be a covered dish luncheon to honor Mark and Jan Portis, Duane and Valerie Melton.

Golden Agers will meet at the church on Thursday, June 28th at 11:30am for a hot dog and hamburger cookout.

Pastor Appreciation Luncheon - Sunday, June 24th. There will be a covered dish luncheon to honor Mark and Jan Portis, Duane and Valerie Melton.

New Pastor - We welcome Rev. Mark Vickers and his wife, Mari Ed, to Bethpage July 15th!

Bibles, Bookbags and Blessings - packing bags on the evening of July 26th, and the giveaway is scheduled for Sunday, July 29th!

Other Announcements -

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.

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


Upcoming Worship

June 17 “My Cup Runs Over”

June 24 “Where are You Going?”

July 1 - "Friend or Servant?"

July 8 - Music Service

July 15- “Here We Go!” Rev. Vickers

Recorded Sermons