The First Baptist Church of Asheville is a dynamic community of faith committed to the reverent and joyful worship of God, local and global missional engagement, and excellence in the musical arts.

This is a unique, Christ-centered fellowship, with roots in the Baptist tradition, as well as a wide ecumenical embrace. We’re known for our welcoming spirit and engaging ministries, where opportunities abound for people of all ages and abilities to grow in faith and share their gifts.

Our church will delight and challenge you. Not only will you find the comforts of genuine fellowship, but you will also encounter the Scriptures through worship and Bible study, and be transformed more into the likeness of Christ.

To cross the threshold here is to embark on an adventure. You will have a share in Jesus mission, to “bring good news to the poor…to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor” (Luke 4:18-19).

Come and see what signs and wonders await us all, as we learn and grow in faith as beloved children of God…

Upcoming Events

Summer Choir

First Baptist Church of Asheville’s wonderful tradition of “Y’all Come” music groups forming during the summer will continue this year. These groups assemble, rehearse, and lead in worship on a per-Sunday basis. Rehearsals are at 9:00 a.m. and the groups lead in the...

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Summer Reading for Adults 2018

For me, there is nothing better that sitting on the front porch on a summer morning, sipping on a good cup of coffee, and reading a book that inspires or challenges me. Reading as a spiritual practice helps me grow as a person, expands my views in life, and gives me...

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Summer Concert Series, Sundays in July 2018

Join us for the second installment of our celebrated Summer Concert Series! Academy for the Arts Faculty Recitals will be paired with delicious desserts. When: Sundays in July, 2018 6:00 p.m. Details: Concerts will feature celebrated AFTA faculty: Josh Goforth,...

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