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We are an Acts 1:8 church which says to preach the good news of Jesus Christ from our Jerusalem to the outer most parts of the world. To get involved with FBC missions, contact Dave Marshall here

FBC International Missions for 2015

First Baptist has a history of sending missionaries from our church to the world. We have short and long term opportunites for you to go on mission. Each overseas mission that we are involved with got its beginning right here at FBC. We are committed to worldwide church planting and disciple making. There are many construction, medical, dental, and outreach opportuinites to serve. Learn more about them here.




Unreached People Groups

Local Missions in Henderson County

We are involved with outreach here in our local community. Learn more about these ministries and how you can volunteer.

Prison Ministry FISH

Prison visits for 2015- email here to get involved.

March 21 – Rutherford Correctional Center

April 26 – Craggy Minimum (formerly Buncombe Correctional Center)

May 23 – Craggy Correctional Center

June 7 – Swannanoa Women’s Correctional Center

August 30 – Craggy Minimum (formerly Buncombe Correctional Center)

September 12 – Rutherford Correctional Center

September 26 – Craggy Correctional Center

October 18 – Swannanoa Women’s Correctional Center

Blue Ridge Jail Ministry

We are the evangelical church reaching out to prisons and jails with church services, cell to cell witness, Bible and literature distribution to evangelize, disciple and care. Our headquarters is strategically located next to the Henderson County Detention Center, a facility that processes over 5,000 souls per year. At present, we are an all volunteer army of Christian love.

Interfaith Assistance Ministries

Assists Henderson County residents who are in financial crisis by offering emergency funds, food, clothing, counseling and referrals in an atmosphere of compassion and respect.

Henderson County Rescue Mission

Emergency food and/or shelter assistance. Meals are offered to all who are hungry, and are open to the public. The Henderson County Rescue Mission also offers Christian counseling to families and for people that need a holistic Christ-like transformation.

Bethany Christian Service

This is the largest nonprofit adoption agency in the United States and has more than 60 years of experience delivering child and family services. The agency has more than 70 locations in the United States and ministers in more than a dozen countries. Bethany is supported through fees and gifts received from thousands of individuals, churches, corporations, and foundations. To learn more about Bethany's many other family focused ministries, please visit or call 1-800-BETHANY.

Open Arms Crisis Pregnancy Services

A non-denominational Christian ministry serving both Henderson and Polk counties for those experiencing a crisis pregnancy.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

The FCA Mission: “To present to athletes and coaches and all whom they influence the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.”

The Storehouse

The organization provides food, hygiene items and clothes to those in need with a Christ-like manner.

Habitat for Humanity

Mission Statement: Henderson County Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks of life, to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating houses, so that there are decent houses in decent communities in which every person can experience God's love and can live and grow into all that God intends.

FBC Hendersonville Background Checks -

If you are a FBC Hendersonville Volunteer or Paid Staff that needs a Background Check completed, please CLICK HERE to complete the FBC Background Check Request form by Protect My Ministry Program. If you need any assistance with completing your background check or have any further questions, please contact Lora in the Children's Ministry office at 693-3493 ext 153 or email us at

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