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


4 Abel
Genesis 4:4; Hebrews 11:4

11 Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego
Daniel 3:16—26

18 Syrophoenician Woman
Mark 7:24—30

25 Great men and women of the Bible
Hebrews 11:17—32

Crafts & Cars Show Proceeds will go to benefit the children of Sand Hill-Venable Elementary School.

Our annual Craft Fair will be held Saturday, August 31st, 9 am—1 pm.
If you would like to rent a space to share your home-made or handmade specialties, the booth fee is $25. Lunch will be available beginning at 11:00 am. . Please contact Angel Hudgins (828-779-2219 or call the church (667-1193) for more information.

An open car show will be held in the front parking lot. Door prizes will be presented. This is a donation based entry. If you have a special vehicle you would like to show off, contact: Eric Rogers (rogers87690@bellsouth.net or 778-6207).




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