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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Agape for Youth

Wednesdays | 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Youth Room (4th Floor) Jesus teaches us that the greatest commandment is to love God with all of our mind, heart, soul, and strength, and that is exactly how we structure our Wednesdays. Each week of the month offers a different...

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An Evening with Jan Karon

October 30, 2018 5:00 p.m. VIP Meet and Greet in the Dining Room, $24 (ticket price includes book purchase) 6:00 p.m. Jan Karon speaking in the Sanctuary, free admission Malaprop's Bookstore in collaboration with the Center for Faith and Life at First Baptist Church...

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Crossroads Afterschool Program

Resumes October 17, 2018 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...

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Habitat for Humanity

October 13, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. All Habitat build sites First Baptist Church of Asheville will fill every work slot on every work site at Habitat on Saturday, October 13. Join us as we need your help to raise a roof over the heads of God's beloved. Each...

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MannaFood Bank – Senior Team

On the 4th Thursday each month, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., Ed Graham leads a team of our Senior Adults to help box and sort food at Manna Food bank to help families that are facing food shortages. The Senior Adult team meets at the J&S Cafeteria at River Ridge for a lunch...

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Room in the Inn

October 6-14, 2018 First Baptist Church of Asheville Sherman Center First Baptist Church of Asheville partners with Room in the Inn twice a year to provide shelter for up to 12 women. Each week, a different congregation opens its facilities to welcome the women as...

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Awanta Fall Retreat

October 26-28, 2018 Marietta, SC Enjoy the beauty of fall at Awanita Valley, complete with hummer rides, zip lines, a mountaintop bonfire, and thematic worship sessions. Seventh graders will also be welcomed into the youth group through an encouraging Rite of Passage....

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Bach’s Lunch Organ Concert

When: August 7, 2018 Where: Sanctuary Box lunches will be available for $5 following the concert. Sponsored by the Academy for the Arts of First Baptist Church of...

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