Music and Arts

The mission of the Music and Arts Ministry at Buncombe Street Methodist Church is to glorify God by enriching our community of faith through an inclusive, comprehensive, and dynamic visual and performing arts program.

Music Department Staff

Contemporary Worship

Do you have a passion for worship and a musical gift to share?  Please contact Emily if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and how to get plugged in! The worship team leads the contemporary worship services on Sunday mornings. Singers and musicians are invited to be a part of our rotating volunteer group depending on availability and need.

Traditional Worship

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir is an SATB ensemble open to singers in the church from senior high youth through adults under the direction of Vance Jenkins. The Chancel Choir sings weekly at the traditional worship service held in the Sanctuary. In addition to providing vocal leadership on hymns and presenting anthems, this choir performs at least two major works during the year with orchestral accompaniment.


New singers are always welcome, and rehearsals for the Chancel Choir are held at 6:45 PM on Wednesdays (August through May) in the Choir Room.


Buncombe Street is a member of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers and rings with five octaves of White Chapel bells.

The Carillon Choir

An adult handbell choir that rings monthly for worship and participates in community events regularly. This handbell choir rehearses September-April on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 PM in the Handbell Room.

Art Gallery

Shell Gallery in the Truluck Room

The Shell Gallery in the Truluck Room exists to glorify God by enriching our community of faith through dynamic visual arts.  The Gallery offers exhibits throughout the year and features a variety of artists and artistic styles. Shows are determined by a Selection Committee, and artists participate in accordance with the Exhibit Guidelines.  The Gallery was given to the glory of God and in memory of Katherine and Owen Shell, who spent more than 40 wonderful years in Greenville and at Buncombe Street, by their family.



Shell Gallery in the Truluck Room Opens

The purpose of the Shell Gallery in the Truluck Room is to glorify God by enriching our community of faith through dynamic visual arts. The Gallery celebrated its opening in January and is already hosting the second show of members’ original artwork.

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