The Reverend Dr. Justin Gilreath

Senior Pastor

Justin is the Senior Pastor at Buncombe Street. Justin served as an Associate Pastor at Buncombe Street for 8 years prior to becoming our Senior Pastor. He went to college at Clemson University, where he received a B.S. in Agricultural Education, and he attended Duke Divinity School for his Masters of Divinity. 

His first appointment was at Piedmont United Methodist Church, where he spent 9 years as the pastor. During his first appointment, he completed his Doctor of Ministry, which focused on the importance of Christian community and church unity, from Erskine Theological Seminary. Justin’s passion is helping people understand the importance and power of the body of Christ. He also loves seeing the traditions of the church celebrated in new and innovative ways that are relevant to our culture.

Justin lives on his farm in Travelers Rest, SC, where he enjoys spending free time with his wife, Jenny, and his two daughters Meakin and Griffin.   

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