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 10:30AM, Sunday School @ 9:15AM

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 – 5-6:30PM Sunday Evenings

Youth Wednesday Night Bible Study - 6:00 - 7:30PM at Allison and Gerald's home.

SpiritUS Youth Retreat - August 5th-7th - Cost $100 due June 4th 

Son Days - Sunday evening program for elementary aged children. We meet from 5-6:30PM.

The Golden Agers will meet at the church on Thursday, June 29th at 11:30 am for covered dish and Bingo.

Save the Date for VBS- “The Life of a Shepherd” August 6th-9th.

Summer Camp - God's Extravagant Garden - A weekday learning experience for children aged 5 - 12 offered 4 - 8 weeks throughout the summer. Cost will be $5 per day. Participants will be encouraged to learn more about God's creation through experiencing it firsthand. NOTE: This camp is in the development stage and will only be offered with at least 6 participants and 2 adult volunteers*.

The RDT still has Agape Acres T-shirts on sale for $15.00 each.

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.

K-1st Caterpillars - Meets 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 @ Agape Acres NC

Pastor’s Blog


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Upcoming Worship

June 18 “A King’s Victory and a Father’s Failure”

June 26 "Everyday Ministry"

July 2 “By Grace You Have Been Saved” 

July 9 “The Touch of the Master’s Hand”


Continue to pray for the following persons and Shut-ins, let us know when the prayer has been answered: Ruth Fesperman, Janie Goodnight

Recorded Sermons