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

In order to safeguard our children, youth and vulnerable adults, Buncombe Street UMC has adopted a Safe Sanctuary Policy, which we invite the entire church to help implement in order to provide a community of care. This policy requires leaders in all ministry areas to complete the following four steps to becoming Safe Sanctuary certified:

  1. Read and sign the Safe Sanctuary Policy.
  2. Participate in a Safe Sanctuary Training event. To learn when the next Safe Sanctuary Training will be offered, please contact the appropriate staff ministry leader:
  3. Complete Safe Sanctuary application.
  4. Staff ministry leaders will contact you within two weeks to let you know if you have been safe sanctuary certified.

Volunteers in our various ministry areas will also be required to complete Safe Sanctuary training each year.



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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