1860 Hayes Rd. (PO Box 527) Gloucester Point, VA 23062
(804) 642-2110
Sunday Worship 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

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Bringing the Good News of Jesus Christ to Gloucester Point

George Nelson Memorial Concert Series

The George Nelson Memorial Concert Series, “Rhythm by the River,” was initiated and endowed in 2007 in memory of and in tribute to Mr. George Nelson, whose love of music resulted in a legacy to promote an outreach mission through Bethany UMC and to the Middle Peninsula community at large. It began with the procurement…
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Children & Youth Ministries

Children and youth are VIPs at Bethany!  Our young people serve as acolytes in our worship services, are involved in mission projects throughout the year, and bring tremendous joy and vitality to our church family.  Under the leadership of the Director of Children & Youth Ministries, and with the support of parent volunteers, our children…
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Worship Ministries

The Worship Ministries of Bethany United Methodist Church help to foster an environment which enhances our worship of God. Worship Ministries include include Altar Guild, Digital Ministry, and Chancel Choir. To find out how you can become a part of these ministries, call the church office at (804) 642-2110 or contact us.

Worship Videos

Don’t see the video you were looking for? Visit our YouTube channel for archived services and videos.    

G.U.E.S.T. Program

G.U.E.S.T. (Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team)  is a coalition of local churches that work together to provide emergency shelter for unhoused individuals and families in our area during the winter months. Prior to the COVID pandemic, participating churches would provide overnight lodging and meals to those in need of emergency shelter.   G.U.E.S.T. continues to meet this…
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Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir meets each Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. for a time of worship and fellowship as we prepare music for our 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning worship service and seasonal cantatas.  The choir is open to adult men and women who love to sing and desire to serve God by leading his people in worship.  No audition…
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Bible Study

CURRENTLY ON HIATUS — Please check back for updates. Adult Bible studies are held at 7 p.m. each Monday and are open to men and women interested in growing in their knowledge of scripture and their relationship with God.  All adults are welcome. For more information, please contact the church office at 804-642-2110.


Bethany United Methodist Church began in 1887 as a small one-room Sunday school, named Gloucester Point Chapel, a mission of Bethlehem Methodist Church in Bena, Virginia.  In 1897, work began on a main sanctuary across the road (now Old Rt. 17) from the original building.  In 1904, the sanctuary was ordained Bethany Methodist Church and…
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About Us

Bethany United Methodist Church  is a loving congregation of believers committed to serving Christ both within the church and the surrounding community.  Actively involved in providing help to the needy, preserving our environment, and partnering with other local congregations and service organizations, the people of Bethany put feet to their faith, shining the light of Christ everywhere…
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