Welcome to Bethlehem United Methodist Church

We're glad you are here!

Enabled by God’s grace, we are sowing seeds of God’s love, growing into faithful Christ followers, and going into the world to share God’s love.

We Worship at 10:00 AM every Sunday

We have Sunday School at 9:00 AM every Sunday.

The second and fourth Sundays our praise band leads a variety of worship songs that appeals to all ages.

The First and Third Sundays are traditional. We have a traditional liturgy, organ and choir music.

Fifth Sundays are always something special.

Located at 5300 Nesbit Rd Waxhaw, NC. 28173, this is in the southwestern area of the beautiful Union county, North Carolina, just fifteen minutes away from the towns of Waxhaw and Monroe in NC, and Lancaster in South Carolina.

Bethlehem church was established in 1843. Throughout the history of this great community, generations of families and individuals have come to the knowledge of Jesus Christ and have been transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Bethlehem UMC is a generous community that provides open arms to all who are looking for a place with a relaxed atmosphere and opportunities to grow in their faith. The diversity of programs offers a place for individuals to engage in a safe atmosphere of fellowship, as everyone learns and grows in their faith as disciples of Jesus the Christ.

Basic Beliefs

We believe in one God in three persons Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe God the Father creator of heaven and earth

We believe Jesus the Christ was conceived by the Holy Spirit born of the Virgin Mary

We believe Jesus died on the cross for the forgiveness of our sins

We believe Jesus resurrected from the dead

We believe Jesus will come again

We believe the Holy Spirit is present guiding us and leading us into all truth.

We believe in two sacraments: Holy Baptism and Holy Communion

We believe we are saved by the grace of God through our faith in Jesus Christ

We believe the Bible is the Word of God and contains the revelation of the nature of God

We believe the church is the community of believers under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

Our mission

The Mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Along with that, the mission of Bethlehem UMC is to offer Christ to the community in all the ways we can.