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

October Weekly Prayer Theme


6th God does not change
Malachi 3:6

13th God’s mercy changes the outcome
Habakkuk 1:11; Jonah 3;10

20th Changes at the end of time
1 Corinthians 15:51—52; Philippians 3:21

27th The earth will change
2 Peter 3:10—12

Trunk ‘R Treat
Thursday, October 31st 6:30—7:30 pm

Come and enjoy the fun with this special ministry of our church.
Park your car in the parking lot outside of the Fellowship Hall.
Decorate the trunk and (if you so desire) dress in your best, but not too scary, Halloween costume!
We usually have over 200 children coming through, so prepare accordingly!
If you are unable to participate but wish to provide candy, you may bring your contribution to the church by Sunday, October 27th and it will be distributed.




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