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Welcome to
Bend United

Methodist Church

We are so glad you are here! We are a small church, but we are a mighty church with a rich history and a large faith. Please take a look around to find out more about us and what we are doing. Shalom to you now, shalom my friends. May God's full mercies bless you, my friends. In all your living and through your loving, Christ be your shalom, Christ be your shalom.

Bend Methodist church sanctuary

Join Us For Worship

We invite you to join us for worship every Sunday morning at 9 am. We we would love for you to join us in-person, however we have several options for those who are not in the area or cannot join us in person. Please check out the link below for all options.

Sunday Mornings

Worship - 9 am
Sunday School - 10:30 am

14130 FM 580, Bend, TX 76824

Small church with a BIG faith!

 You've heard good things come in small packages and we are living proof. We love God big and we serve our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, with happy hearts. Come see what we are all about. 

What We Are About

Holy Bible

God's word is not a doctrine or a rule, but a person. When we want to see what God is like we look to Jesus. In the Bible, people remembered their encounter with God especially in Jesus. We center our worship and study on the Bible.

The Word

Methodist Campground

Valuing the past, but anticipating the future.


Wooden Cross

Every one has faith. We trust someone or something around which we organize our lives. We believe that trusting God in Jesus Christ is the solid foundation for living. We believe that there can be great variety in particular beliefs as long as we trust God and follow Jesus.


Bend UMC Blog

Points to Ponder


Introduction to great themes of the Bible. 

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Safe Gatherings is a comprehensive system aimed at preventing the abuse of children or at-risk adults. It incorporates an online application, online abuse prevention training, several levels of background checks, and paperless reference checks for people who volunteer or are employed with churches, schools, and organizations that serve or work with children, youth, and vulnerable adults.

We belong to the greater United Methodist Church, which means we are one of 12 million members around the world united by a common mission and history. Find out why we say our church is Wesleyan, missional, and connected. Click the link above to find out more. You can find answers to FAQ, resources, podcasts, and the latest news. 

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Within the greater United Methodist Church, we belong to the Rio Texas Conference that includes Austin to San Angelo to McAllen and those towns in between. Robert Schnase is the Bishop and the conference's mission is, "to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."

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Within the Rio Texas Conference, we belong to the Capital District. This is the central Texas area. Laura Merrill is our District Superintendent.

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