Welcome to B-Street Youth!

The purpose of the youth ministry at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church is to partner with parents to engage, encourage, and equip our youth to become confident, Christ-centered servants.

This Week News - September 13-19

Sunday, September 19th
  • 10:00-10:50 AM - Youth Worship
  • 5:30 - 7:00 PM - Youth Leadership Team

Upcoming Dates:

Sunday, September 26th
  • 10:00-10:50 AM - Youth Worship
  • 5:30-7:00 PM - InHouse Groups
Sunday, October 3rd
  • 10:00-10:50 AM - Youth Worship
  • 5:30-7:00 PM - Youth Leadership Team

Sign up Genius for Youth Volunteers

  • Parents, we need your help. Sign up to help on Sunday mornings in the Youth Hall. We need folks that are willing to be present to welcome youth each Sunday morning, take attendance, and participate alongside youth. Can't sign up to be there every Sunday, that okay! Choose one Sunday a month or several Sundays each semester. Sign-Up Genius Link Here

InHouse Groups 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Are you hoping to connect with a small group of peers and a couple amazing adults? InHouse groups are for you! Groups will begin meeting on September 12th.
  • Middle School Groups will meet at the church. Plan to bring a few dollars each week to cover the cost of a light dinner
  • High School Groups will meet at locations found at the link below. Be on the lookout for dinner sign-ups coming soon.
  • No need to register, just show up. 
  • High School Locations

Fall Retreat October 8-10 -- Registration closes on September 26th

Who is ready for Fall Retreat?!? After missing last year, we can’t wait to spend a weekend away getting to know one another and building friendships!  We will be retreating to a new camp this year. Crowder’s Ridge Camp in Gastonia, NC.  The plan is to depart from the church at 4:00 PM on Friday, October 8, and return to the church on Sunday, October 10 at 11:00 AM.

Communication Plan

  • We will no longer be sending out weekly e-newsletters, and will instead update the Youth Website (This Page!) each week. It will be one consistent place for all your youth informational needs!

Calendar of Youth Events

Click Here to view our printable calendar for the year!

Youth Worship

Youth Worship meets on Sundays from 10:00-10:50 AM on the Youth Hall. We welcome all youth in 6th-12th grades! Our Middle School meets in the Middle School room, and our High School in the High School room, then we will join together for a time of worship and spiritual formation. We hope to see you there!

InHouse

Craving connection? This is where you should start. InHouse Groups generally meet twice per month on Sunday evenings throughout the school year. Middle School InHouse meets at the Downtown Campus, and High School InHouse meets at people’s homes. Each InHouse group is traditionally split up by grades and gender.

BigHouse

This big group time is all about having fun! This is a great way to introduce your friends to B-Street Youth. BigHouse meets approximately once per month during the school year on Sunday evening.

Confirmation

Our Confirmation program is designed to integrate into the life of our youth. At the end of their 8th grade year, we hold a Confirmation service where we recognize our new Confirmands. Older than 8th grade and would like to Confirm? No problem! You are more than welcome. We will learn and re-learn the information aspect, every year! To find out more about the expectations of a new Confirmand, and Confirmation in general, check out our Confirmation Flow Chart

Retreats

  • Fall Retreat (annually in October or November)
  • Walk With Christ is a student-led spiritual retreat held over a weekend at the Downtown Campus. (annually in February or March)

Mission Trips

Both high school and middle school participate in week-long mission trips during the summer. Middle school focuses on the Greenville area, and high school travels out of Greenville. Each trip is planned with service, worship, fellowship, and fun in mind.

Youth Leadership Team

For more information on YLT and how to apply - contact Andy Fox. Check the calendar for meeting times!

Biblically Based

Our youth programs are consistently based on Scripture and United Methodist doctrine.

Fun

We create a community of believers in an enthusiastic, joyful, loving environment.

Inclusive

We value a community that is intentional about welcoming others and building relationships.

Missional

We are dedicated to serving and teaching others.

Dynamic

We provide an atmosphere that is vibrant, spirit-filled, and exciting with a variety of programs and ministries.

Focused on Developing Student Leaders

We develop our youth through training and opportunities that empower them to become Christian leaders.
  • Andy Fox, Director of Youth Ministries
  • Cody Puck, Assistant Director of Youth Ministries
  • Brandee Sponseller, Chair, Youth Ministries Board
  • Jenn Byford, Vice Chair, Youth Ministries Board

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We believe that a youth’s faith journey starts at home. B-Street Youth strives to partner with parents by providing resources to help you on this journey.

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