Welcome to Bethel UMC

Pastor information:

Rev. Barbara J. St. Jean

Cell Phone: (757) 650-1577

Office Hours: Monday-Tuesday 10:30 am-3pm


About Bethel UMC

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Our Heritage


Bethel Church's History dates back to 1846 when it was one of 19 churches on the Princess Anne Circuit. These were the days of the Circuit riders, preachers rode from one church to the next each Sunday. 

In 1944, Bethel Church was totally destroyed by a fire, rebuilt and completed in the fall of 1946 this structure is the current building used by Bethel Church.


Our Community

Our  community is in the Creed's area of Virginia Beach, formally Princess Anne County.


The community is located in the southern part of Virginia Beach near the North Carolina Border.