Membership

We hope that after visiting Buncombe Street, you’ll decide that you want to be a more permanent member of our church family.

We believe that joining the church is good for our members and good for our church. Knowing who our members are allows us to serve them better and to plan more effectively. And becoming a member often creates a greater sense of belonging and a stronger commitment to the church and its ministries.

But we want you to do more than just join the church. We want you to BE the church. We know that exciting things are happening at Buncombe Street, and we want you to be a real part of that. We encourage our new members to roll up their sleeves and get involved right away because we’re sure that our church, our community, and the members themselves will be abundantly blessed.

Nametags

Many of our members and friends wear Buncombe Street nametags when they’re at church or at church functions. This is one of the many things that makes a large church seem accessible to members and newcomers alike. BSUMC nametags attach with a magnet (though pin-style tags are available by request for those who have a pacemaker) and can be purchased for $6.50 each. If you would like to order a name tag, please follow the link below.

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ENGAGE Class for New Members

ENGAGE is a class for everyone. Whether you want learn more about the church, connect with other people, pursue membership at Buncombe Street, or simply find your next step in the body of the church, we encourage you to check out ENGAGE.

ENGAGE is a four-session class that meets Sunday mornings at 10:00 AM in the Truluck Room of the Downtown Campus. Over the four sessions, we want to help participants find their place, their purpose, their family, and their next step within Buncombe Street. While it is our hope that everyone would attend all four sessions, it is a requirement for membership that you complete the four-session class.

Each session of ENGAGE will feature video teaching from our pastors and staff, connection activities with others in attendance, discussion questions about that week’s topic, and a take-away next step to help everyone put the ideas into practice. Sessions do not have to be completed in any particular order or timeframe, but are scheduled as follows:

  • Session 1 – Find Your Place: the first Sunday of every month
  • Session 2 – Find Your Purpose: the second Sunday of every month
  • Session 3 – Find Your Family: the third Sunday of every month
  • Session 4 – Find Your Next Step: the fourth Sunday of every month

On months with a fifth Sunday, we will invite all new members who have recently completed the class and all prospective members in the midst of completing the class to a celebration brunch.

If you are interested in participating in ENGAGE, please complete the form below.

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