Why serve?

There are many ways to let your gifts and talents shine at Buncombe Street. In doing so you can connect with friends and explore your purpose.

Special skills, scheduling, and current interests determine how you get engaged.  You may be an amateur photographer or maybe you live to grow veggies. You may enjoy tinkering with old cars or maybe you prefer playing peekaboo. Can you sing? Do you know how to lay concrete?  Whatever the interests – Buncombe Street has an opportunity for YOU.

Ready to get involved?

Spiritual Gifts Survey 

You are created with a unique set of evolving abilities. Sometimes these are called, “spiritual gifts.” You may or may not be aware of yours today. If you are curious, then please take our Spiritual Gifts Survey.

Take the Spiritual Gifts Survey

Select Areas of Service

Do you already know where you’d like to plug in? If you have an idea of your areas of interest, complete our serve form. We’ll be in touch to review next steps.

Complete the Serve Form

Lend a Hand When You Can

Volunteer opportunities are always popping up. Stay up to date about current opportunities by joining the team of pinch hitters. When an opportunity comes up, we’ll send you an email with a pertinent subject line. This includes everything from picking up a guest speaker at the airport to assembling emergency kits after a disaster.

Let Me Know about Volunteer Opportunities 

Let’s talk

Want to chat about the the best way to plug in? Click the link below to start the conversation by email or feel free to contact us by phone at 864.232.7341.

Contact Us


Safe Sanctuary

Buncombe Street United Methodist Church is a spiritual community, which takes very seriously its responsibility to provide a safe and nurturing environment not only for children, youth, and vulnerable adults, but for everyone who participates in our ministries including volunteers, staff, and community partners. We do this through the implementation of a Safe Sanctuary Policy. As someone who is a participant, member, or community partner, we invite you to familiarize yourself with our policy and help us to implement these practices to create a community of care.

Safe Sanctuary Policy

If you are interested in volunteering in a Buncombe Street UMC ministry that works directly with children, youth, and/or vulnerable adults, you will need to take several steps to become Safe Sanctuary Certified. Below is a list of ministry areas and the Staff Ministry Leads that can assist you in any step of the certification process.




The Heart of a Sprout

Recently, Buncombe Street UMC adopted a new vision statement which begins, “As followers of Jesus, our focus will be to share the “Abundant Life” with those outside our church, those inside our church and in our own families.” But this…

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