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 Today– 5:00-6:30pm. Practice for Youth Softball Fundraiser. Bring bats & gloves.
Wednesday Night Youth– 6:00-7:30pm at Allison & Gerald's House. 

UMW– meet Monday, October 5 at 7pm, Jocie Cook Circle– meet at 7:30pm.

Bessie Lou Circle– meet Thursday, October 8 at 7pm.

SFAC– meet Monday, October 12 at 7pm.

PPRC—meet Tuesday, October 13 at 6:30pm in the Library.

The United Methodist Women will be collecting baby items again this year for the Pregnancy Center and invite the congregation to participate. Please begin bringing your unwrapped items to the UMW meeting October 5th or the next three Sundays and leave them in the Narthex or in the fellowship hall on a table. Thank you for supporting our mission project for October.

Stephen Ministry Peer Supervision– meet October 18. Phyllis Sellers has in-depth.

All Saints Festival and Trunk or Treat- is Saturday, October 31.
Help is needed in “building” a few games. Volunteers are also needed.
See the bulletin board across the library for more information or to volunteer.

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!

Stephen Ministry Peer Supervision - October 18. Phyllis Sellers has in-depth.

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

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.

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Upcoming Worship

October 4 “Where is My Life Going?”  

October 11 “Get Off This Mountain”

October 18 “Neither One Thing nor Another”

October 25 “We Have This Heritage”


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.

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