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 is our normal meeting time. 

Youth Wednesday Night Bible Study will meet at the church from 6-7:30PM.

Son Days Pre K through 5th graders are invited to join us on Sundays from 5PM - 6:30PM for fun singing, playing games, making stuff, and a whole lot more!

SFAC- meet Monday, October 10 at 7pm.

Hee Haw practice will be October 16th, 23rd & 30th at 2pm in the fellowship hall.

Bessie Lou Circle- meet Thursday, October 13 at 7pm.

Community Yard Sale - everyone welcome to set up tables for FREE. Hot dogs will be available for sale. Saturday, October 22 beginning at 8am until 12pm.

Youth vs. Adult Softball Game - Saturday October 22nd beginning at 4pm. Homemade ice cream social afterwards.

Golden Agers will be going to Hamricks in Hickory on Thursday, Oct. 27 We will leave the church at 8:30. Of course we will eat at the cafeteria! Call to reserve your seat! DiAnne Cartee

BUMM Fishing Trip: Friday 10/28 & Saturday 10/29 - Black’s Camp, Santee Cooper SC. We will arrive late Thursday, fish all day Friday, fish all day Saturday and will return home early Saturday night. Our catch will be Stripers and Catfish. We have three (3) more slots available and the estimated cost is $250. Contact Ched

All Saint’s Festival & Trunk or Treat– Monday, October 31– Will you help? *Man a booth, *Cook hotdogs, *Decorate your car trunk, *Cake walk. Theme is “Jesus Loves You!”. Volunteer at the bulletin board across from library.

Stephen Ministers Peer Supervision– meet Sunday, November 13 following worship. Check in only with no scheduled in-depth as Charge Conference is today.

Christmas Music - The choir is beginning to practice for the Christmas season. If you are interested in joining in on this fun time of the year by singing, contact Laura Smith lauraml13@gmail.com.

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


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Upcoming Worship

October 16 “The How of Hollowing” 

October 23 “His Kingdom Come”

October 30 “Thy Will Be Done”


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