News & Events

There's always something going on at the First Baptist Church of Asheville!

Keep checking back for updates on church events for members of all ages and interests, from music and the dramatic arts to community service and special worship services.


Upcoming Events 

Called Business Meeting • Today • Following 11:00 a.m. Worship
This business meeting is for the purpose of voting on a recommendation from the Personnel Committee to call Casey Callahan as our new Minister with Students.

Wednesdays in the Chapel: Rooted and Grounded in Love: Time, Table, Word, and Song
Wednesdays through August 6 • Noon
Join us for a 30-minute experience of prayer, music, scripture and testimony. Lunch will follow in the Dining Room for a cost of $5. Eddie Morgan, speaker.

Called Business Meeting • Sunday, August 10 • Following 11:00 Worship Service
On August 10, following the 11:00 a.m. worship service, there will be a called business meeting to consider a recommendation from the deacons about the Sacred Garden at First Baptist Church of Asheville. Written information is available just outside the sanctuary. A schedule of informational meetings is included in this edition of Connect Now. If you have questions or would like to arrange for a team to share with your class or group at FBCA, please contact David Blackmon at 828-252-4781 or email David at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Summer Celebration • Wednesday, August 13 • 6:00 p.m.
Join us for dinner at 5:00 p.m. and our Summer Celebration at 6:00 p.m. Different ministries throughout our church will share about camps, trips, mission projects, and other exciting projects we’ve accomplished.

Church Picnic • August 17 • 2:00-7:00 p.m. • Windy Gap
Everyone is invited to join us for our annual church picnic at Windy Gap in Weaverville on August 17 from 2:00-7:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for our church family to come together with fellowship, food, and recreation. We will also celebrate baptism in the lake. Windy Gap’s facilities are perfect for every family member. Whether you want to shoot down water slides or rock quietly on the covered porch, the church picnic is lots of fun. First Baptist will be providing the meat again this year, just remember to bring a covered dish to share!

A van will be available at the church to provide transportation to and from Windy Gap. This van will leave at 2:30 p.m. and return by 7:00 p.m. If you plan to ride the church van, reserve your seat with Leah Brown or Greg Feightner (252-4781 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).