Upcoming Events 

Folk Advent Service: Comfort and Joy

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary This year's Folk Advent Service once again celebrates the season with a look back to simpler days and times. Join the set of a live radio variety show featuring folk musicians, Alathea, readers' theatre,...

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The Biblical Story and Folklore in Nativity Sets

Special Guest: Jerry Beavers Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel Nativity sets, also called creches, are three dimensional representations of the birth of Christ. In recent years they have become popular as devotional aids and Advent decorations. This...

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Via Karis – The Way of Grace

Chapel Bible Study Via Karis: The Way of Grace 6:00 p.m. Join us as we introduce a new guide for faith formation that has the potential to transform the way we do church together. The Via Karis includes simple explanations of the essentials of Christian faith and a...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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