Flood Bucket Drop Off Locations

Groce UMC, 954 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805 – this Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Friday between 10:00-12:00

Rev. Gerald Davis, 828-298-7647

First Marion UMC, 176 Robert Street, Marion, NC 28752 – 9:00 am – 12:00 noon, Wednesday – Friday of this week.

Instructions for drop off: come to the back of the church and signs will be there to sanctuary where the flood buckets are to be dropped off.

Rev. Warren Owens, – 828-652-7010

Cleaning Buckets Needed for Eastern NC

The Western NC Conference will be shipping cleaning buckets and health kits to the North Carolina Conference for help in areas impacted by Hurricane Matthew and subsequent flooding.

For additional questions please contact Ken Anderson our Western North Carolina Conference Disaster Response/ Domestic UMVIM Coordinator at his cell phone: (828) 260-3724.


Instructions and guidelines for cleaning buckets from UMCOR are below.

See instructions here as a downloadable pdf.

Link to an instruction video is here.

UMCOR website with instructions.

ABCCM Offers Room for Evacuees

The Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry has about 20 beds available for the evacuees escaping Hurricane Matthew. The following is contact information.

Rev. Rick Schilling – MDiv, MSW
Ministry Development Officer
Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry
30 Cumberland Ave
Asheville, NC 28801