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Our Mission
Is All About Knowing Jesus
And Making Jesus Known
In the Heart of Bethel and Beyond



Greetings in the Name of Christ!

When you visit, you will be welcomed into a friendly, casual environment by people who are excited to see you join us for service. Folks tell us all the time that they are amazed how friendly our people are!

We want you to have an idea of what you can expect when you arrive. All you have to do from here is "come as you are" and find out more for yourself!

We Offer Multiple Service Times:

Blended Sunday Worship at 8:30 am

Traditional Sunday Worship at 10:00 am

Contemporary Worship Wednesday Evenings at 7:00 pm


Feel free to also join us at our sister church for Sunday Services at 11:30 am

Long Ridge UMC Church

201 Long Ridge Rd, Danbury, CT 06810


At our services, you can expect:


  • Each service to last about an hour or so. 8:30 service is typically about 45 minutes.
  • Thought provoking life relevant messages based on the Bible.
  • Worship music that will touch your heart.
  • Fun teaching for your children at our 10:00 am service.
  • A warm and friendly time of fellowship after our 8:30 & 10:00 am service.

Our blended service offers various praise songs in a relaxed format lead by guitar and piano. Our traditional service offers hymns with our choir. Our Wednesday Night Live RECHARGE service offers upbeat contemporary music by our Praise Team as well as an exciting message different from our Sunday morning message.

Thanks for checking out our website and we hope to see you soon!  If you would like to learn a little more about us, please browse through some of the links.


Peace to you,

Rev. John Parille

Senior Pastor


Church Office Hours are Tuesday to Friday,

10:00 am - 2:00 pm



BLAST is our South Campus Kids Church Program!

Kids meet at 10:00 am every Sunday!




Contact Information  
Bethel United Methodist Church
141 Greenwood Ave.
Bethel, Connecticut 06801
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Phone (203)743-6835
  • Mid Winter Social

    Come on out and join us for our Mid-winter Social

    Leap Year Luau

    Feb. 29 2020 6-9:30 pm

    Non-alcoholic Pina Coladas, appetizers,

    dinner including pulled pork and sweet n sour chicken, desserts.

    DJ, hula dancing, hula hoop, limbo!

    Grab your Hawaiian shirts, grass skirts and join us!

    Click on link below for further information



  • Ash Wednesday

    Come receive Ashes on Wednesday Feb. 26. 12:00 am - 1:00 pm and also an evening service beginning at 7:30 pm as we begin our Lenten journey together!

  • Mid Week Service

    Could you use a mid-week spiritual pick me up? Then our weekly RECHARGE Contemporary Worship Service could be just what your looking for! Come join us at 7:00 pm! Prayer Teams available!

  • Small Groups!

    Want to go deeper in your faith and connect with some great folks?

    Then our small groups are just for you! Brotherhood and Sisterhood of Christ meet every Monday night at 7:00 pm. Ladies meet in our Wesley Lounge on the second floor of the education wing. Men meet in Room 201 on the second floor of the education wing.

    This is not a Bible study but a great time to focus on a relevant life topic using scripture and our own life experiences. It's new each week so you can come and go as your schedule allows. Come join us!

  • Pasta Dinner

    Come On Out For Our Monthly Pasta Dinner!

    On the second Saturday evening of each month, the Bethel UMC holds it's long standing favorite Pasta Dinner. Come out for a great time as we enjoy a nice meal together in our Fellowship Hall!