COVID-19 UPDATE: Currently we have two Sunday Morning Worship Services to accommodate social distancing - 9:45AM and 11:15AM. On Wednesday Nights, our children and youth meet from 6:30-8:00pm, and we have a Prayer Meeting for adults at 7:15PM. When you visit, please be aware that 6ft social distancing is in practice across the facility, and mask wearing is highly encouraged. In addition, please checkout our Sermon link and Facebook page link for current content and updates. God bless you until we can meet again!

On the west side of the beautiful mountain city of Asheville, NC is a local body of believers in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior at Starnes Cove Baptist Church. We are founded for the purpose of serving the kingdom of God in our community according to the teachings of the scriptures. We seek to provide a warm and caring fellowship in what can be a cold and cruel world. It has been said that we have a very encouraging congregation.

     The Mission of Starnes Cove Baptist Church is to worship God, to bring people to Christ and into a loving fellowship of believers, and to disciple them for service and ministry to others.

Our mission is to carry on the work of Jesus who said:
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me,
Because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor.
He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives,
And recovery of sight to the blind,
To set free those who are downtrodden,
[19] To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord.”
- Luke 4:18-19

We are a mid-size congregation, large enough to provide ministry for all age-groups, but small enough to know one another and be known. We are members of the Southern Baptist Convention, NC Baptist Convention, and the Buncombe Baptist Association.

Exit 44 off I-40 West; Turn Left onto Smokey Park Highway; Go to first light and turn left onto Old Haywood Road; Go past Cracker Barrel about ½ mile to Starnes Cove Road and turn left. The church is about ½ mile on the right. (For a map, click on the Directions tab at the top of the page.)

149 Starnes Cove Road
Asheville, NC 28806


* 9:45 am
Sunday School

* 10:50 am
Worship Service

5:00 pm
Youth Activities… Much music and Bible Study


5:30-6:30 pm
Church Family Suppers (on a donation basis)

* 6:30 pm-8 pm
TeamKids & YouthJam

6:30-7:15 pm Adult Choir Practice

* 7:15-8 pm Prayer Meeting

* Nursery (Infants through 3 years old) is provided during these times.

Special Announcements

August Weekly Prayer Theme


2 Adam and Eve
Genesis 3:67;
1 Timothy 2:1314

9 Choose God
Joshua 24:15;
Proverbs 3:56

16 Disciples
Matthew 26:4346
Matthew 26:6975

23 Rahab
Joshua 2:413;
Hebrews 11:31

30 God
Malachi 1:23
1 Corinthians 1:2728

Congratulations to the following men who have accepted the call to be Deacons:
Rick Conard
Trip Hudgins
Marvin Jones
Neil Jordan

Rounding out the Deacon Board: Gary Glass, Mickey Martin, Brent Merrell Lee Pegram, Jeremy Merrell, Richard Phillips, Vic Rhodes and Bobby Riggins




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