Bible Study

Studying the Word of God is essential to discipleship and is a cornerstone of the experience and the enjoyment of members at Buncombe Street. Bible study is plentiful, in many different forms and ways – both on and off campus –throughout the year.


Rev. Roy Mitchell Associate Pastor of Discipleship


Mid-Week at B-Street

Wednesday Fellowship, from roughly September through April, at our Downtown Campus offers an array of opportunities for service, fellowship, worship, and learning. Several Bible Studies will be offered on Wednesday evenings this fall:

Bible Study with Rev. Roy Mitchell – Topic TBD

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM in the Truluck Room

The Apostle Paul: In Acts and in His Own Words

Led by Rev. James Ellis Griffeth in room 301 from 5:15 – 6:30 PM.

B-Street Women

Buncombe Street’s vibrant women’s ministry, B-Street Women, plans and coordinates a unique assortment of Bible studies each fall, winter, and spring season, both in the homes of our members as well as on-campus. Some of these studies are purposefully created with built-in childcare, working with our MOPS (Moms of Pre-Schoolers) group. To learn more about the upcoming Bible studies offered through B-Street Women, check this page, or the Women’s Ministry page, often.

Our Fall 2018 studies include:

In the Shelter of God’s Promises

by Sheila Walsh
Gifted Bible teacher and inspiring Women of Faith speaker Sheila Walsh searches Scripture for what God has promised us, what God’s promises mean, and how encounters with Christ are the eternal fulfillment of His unrelenting commitment to us. Through vulnerable storytelling, new insights, and an in-depth Bible Study, Sheila offers powerful, heart-filled teaching on ten bedrock promises of God, providing the foundation for daily confidence, joy, hope, and shelter.

This 20-week study led by Jane Peden begins on September 6 and will finish the first or second week of February. The group will meet in Room 217 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.
If interested contact Jane at

The Quest

by Beth Moore
In this six-week excursion with Jesus, Beth Moore uses questions from Scripture to lead you into intimacy with the One who knows you best. Learn to dig into the Word, to respond to the questions of God, and to bring your questions before Him.

This study is every other Thursday on September 6, 20; October 4, 18, 25; and November 8 and led by April Stambaugh. If interested contact April at Childcare will be provided.

Comparison Trap

by Sandra Stanley & Charles Stanley
The temptation to compare is as near as your next chat with a friend, trip to the store, or check-in on social media. And whether you come out on top or come up lacking, the is simply no win in comparison. This 4-week video study led by Kellie Herlong will begin Tuesday mornings starting on September 11. If interested, contact Kellie at

The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life

by Hannah Whitall Smith
In this study, Hannah Whitall Smith reveals how to make unhappiness and uncertainty give way to serenity and confidence in everyday life. This 10-week study led by Karen Bost will be offered on Thursdays from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM starting on September 13. Books may be purchased from Amazon. If interested, contact Karen at

Sunday School

Sunday School at Buncombe Street integrates Bible study as a core part of each class. Many different Sunday School classes are offered, with “something for everyone.” The curriculum of each class varies throughout the year, but certain classes maintain themes or general areas of study. Visit our campus Sunday school pages to learn more:

Sunday School Downtown Sunday School at Trinity

Small Groups

Small Groups are a wonderful way to form relationships around common-interests and experiences shared by other people in the church. Often, small groups engage in Bible study, formally and informally, throughout the year.

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