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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Agape Acres on Facebook @ Facebook.com/agapeacres

Events Calendar

Youth – Sundays @ 5PM-6:30PM

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

SFAC– meet Monday, January 9 at 7pm.

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

Stephen Ministry Peer Supervision– January 15 following worship in McMurry Class.

Please join the Brown family as we celebrate Lircey’s 90th Birthday! Drop-in from 3-5pm in the Fellowship Hall on January 15th to extend your birthday wishes. No gifts please.

“Good News Crew” A Puppet Ministry of Tyro UMC will be presenting “I’m Following Jesus” here at Bethpage UMC on Sunday, January 29th at 6pm.

Guatemala Country Mission Trip: March 4th - March 12th 2017

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


We are debt free!!!


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Upcoming Worship

January 8 "When Faith Grows Cold"

January 15 “The Midnight Knock”

January 22 “The Voices of God”


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