Baptisms, Weddings & Funerals

Baptisms. Weddings. Funerals. It is our honor at Buncombe Street to celebrate these milestones with and for our members.

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Infant Baptism

The Sacrament of Baptism is considered a high moment in the life of our church. If you are a member of BSMC and would like for your infant or young child to be baptized, we ask that you complete the form below:

Adult Baptism

Teens and adults may present themselves for baptism and make their public profession of faith at the same time. We ask that they first complete our Engage Class for new members and meet briefly with one of our pastors. Adults and teens may be baptized by sprinkling in our traditional services or by sprinkling or immersion in our contemporary service.

If you are interested in being baptized, please use the form below:

Adult Baptism Form

Requested Service(Required)
Preferred method of Baptism(Required)
Requested Pastor
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    Members of Buncombe Street Methodist Church or children of members may use our worship spaces for weddings and receptions. In order for a wedding to be placed on the church calendar, these persons must have been members of the church for at least one (1) year. The spaces available include:

    • Sanctuary (capacity – 800)
    • Memorial Chapel (capacity – 200)
    • Sisk Hall  (receptions only)

    Brides should submit a Wedding Information Sheet to request a BSMC wedding. If the wedding is placed on the church calendar, you will be contacted with next steps.

    Please do not submit a Wedding Information Sheet unless you meet the membership requirement and are prepared to abide by all aspects of the Wedding Policy. Please click here or the button below to read the Buncombe Street Methodist Church Wedding Policy.

    Wedding Policy


    Jesus said: “I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, so that where I am, there you may be also.” -John 14:3

    Thank you for visiting the Funerals section of our website.  The material available here is designed to provide tools for planning and to support family planning upon the death of a loved one.  It is our honor to assist families, members, minsters, and funeral homes in planning and conducting comforting, reverent funerals at the church.  In the first days following a loved one’s passing, the family must make on the average of 200 decisions.  Decisions and plans made in advance help lighten the load.  We ask that you please click here or below and read the Buncombe Street Methodist Church Funeral/Memorial Service Policy and Guide.  This guide will be helpful as you plan for the services and burial of your loved one.  After you have read the guide and if you wish to begin planning your funeral or the funeral of a loved one at the church, please fill out a Funeral Planning Worksheet.   You can email the funeral planning worksheet to (digital version coming soon!). For more information or questions on planning a funeral at Buncombe Street Methodist Church, please contact Rev. Grover Putnam.

    Funeral Policy & Guide



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