Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care at First Baptist Church of Asheville

Pastoral care is available to members of our congregation in times of need. A minister on call is available to support you by calling 828.252.4781.

Individual Counseling

Short-term individual counseling is available by appointment. Contact Leah Brown at 828.252.4781.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers are trained laypeople who are eager to provide one-to-one confidential care for people in our congregation who are experiencing difficulties in their lives (i.e. death of a loved one, a chronic or terminal illness, birth/adoption/miscarriage, separation/divorce, unemployment, or other stressful life events). Please contact Leah Brown at 828.252.4781 for more information about how this ministry might assist you.

Spiritual Direction

Personal and group spiritual direction is available by appointment for those who are seeking deeper spiritual formation. David Blackmon (Shalem Institute) and Tommy Bratton (Haden Institute) are certified spiritual directors and can connect you with other spiritual directors in our community.