Core Values of the United Methodist Church

When we live into our vision for mission, we remember we are following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ as His disciples.

We are a praying people. We acknowledge our dependency on God and God's love. We seek to discern God's plan for us in prayerful dialogue, putting our gratitude, remorse, and concerns into words and listening for God's response with our hearts, minds, and souls.

We are a welcoming people. We reach out in Christ's name and invite others in "as is." We value the individual and the unique array of gifts each embodies. We work to eliminate all barriers that exclude people from full participation in our life together.


Welcome to Bethesda United Methodist Church in Middletown, Delaware.

Bethesda UMC has been sharing the Good News of the Gospel in Middletown since 1822! Our church and congregation are blessed to provide meaningful worship, supportive fellowship and prayer to equip people to be effective witnesses and ministers in the community. All are welcome as we celebrate a blended worship service in a traditional and beautiful church setting on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am. Nursery and Sunday school classes are available for our youngest visitors during the service.

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Sunday morning, 9:30 am

Our Ministries

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Several Ministries are

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