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

Sharing Your 2019 Generosity Plan

More 200 members and friends of First Baptist Church of Asheville have shared their 2019 Generosity Plans. Thank you for all of the gifts of self and service given throughout this week. They have come in the form of weekly offerings, over $18,000 given for Hurricane...

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God’s Side: For the Common Good

Wednesdays, October 3-24 MB304 • Facilitators: Brenda Denton and David Rayburn My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side. — Abraham Lincoln There is much conversation in our culture that seeks to divide us into sides....

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Managing Grief in Our Community of Faith

Wednesdays, October 3-24 Sherman Center • Led by Leah Brown Grief and loss are difficult subjects to talk about, yet in the past year, many of us have been faced with the pain caused by the death of a friend or family member. Contact Leah Brown at lbrown@fbca.net or...

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Giving and Serving at the Center of Hurricane Florence

Our church is launching a partnership with First Baptist Church of New Bern, NC. Their city and the surrounding rural areas were devastated by Florence. They are taking the first steps in a marathon of recovery. Here’s just a little of what they are doing right now:...

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Children’s Sabbath, Sunday, October 21, 2018

Our congregation will join congregations around the world in celebrating children as a part of our worship on this special day. Children will lead worship service through reading scripture, prayers, and song. Following worship, families with children are invited to a...

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