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

Our church family welcomes Dr. David Horton to our pulpit as the interim pastor!
Dr. Horton is currently president of Fruitland Baptist Bible College. He and his wife, Lisa, live in Hendersonville, NC. They have three children and six grandchildren. We look forward to their ministry here at Starnes Cove.

April 2019 Weekly Prayer Theme

The Resurrection

7 My Redeemer Lives
Job 19:25;
Luke 24:5 - 7

14 We will be resurrected
Psalm 49:15
John 11:23

21 Christ Arose
John 20

28 Into god's Presence
2 Corinthians 4:13 - 14;
Mark 16:19

Saturday, April 13th, 11:30 am—2 pm, an Easter celebration will be held for children from Preschool—5th grade. A sandwich lunch will be served. Children are asked to bring a basket for an egg hunt. The church family

Sunday April 21st, 7:00 am, Sunrise Service with our friends from Oak Hill United Methodist Church, will be held at Oak Hill with William Moore delivering the message and special music being provided by Oak Hill’s choir. Breakfast will be served following the service. Everyone is invited to come and join in the celebration of our Savior’s resurrection!




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