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

FBCA 4.0 Hurricane Florence Relief

FBCA 4.0 - Hurricane Florence Relief, March 21-24 First Baptist Church of Asheville is sending a fourth team to the New Bern area to support recovery from Hurricane Florence. Previous teams have gutted homes, put up sheetrock in churches, and prayed for brothers and...

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Leadership Selection Recommendations

Leadership Selection Recommendations The purpose of the Leadership Selection Committee (LSC) is to appoint members to all Support Committees and Ministry Councils. With appropriate opportunity given for input from the congregation, the LSC recommends for election all...

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A House United: The Church’s Mission to Become One

A House United: The Church's Mission to Become One Wednesday, February 20 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel You are invited to this sacred time as we study Scripture, pray together, celebrate, and participate in God's mission for the Church to be one in Christ Jesus. Tommy...

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Asheville First Missions Week

New Year, New Mission Opportunities 2019 Let’s wrap our arms around Asheville with a Mission emphasis week Save the date for Asheville First Mission Week March 24-30, 2019 There are Mission opportunities for all! Do you enjoy nature?  Help with a tree give away Do you...

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Teaching the Scriptures on the Inside

Teaching the Scriptures on the Inside Bible Study at Craggy Correctional Center Mark Embler First Baptist Church Asheville (FBCA) was called to lead weekly Discipleship Bible Studies at Craggy Minimum Facility. Without hesitation, we answered God's call to ministry...

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Crossroads Afterschool Program

Crossroads Afterschool Program, held on Wednesday afternoons during the school year, is a First Baptist Church of Asheville ministry to help kids at risk in grades K-3. FBCA volunteers are paired one-on-one with a student to help tutor them in their homework....

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