Church Announcements




 Phoenix Baptist Church announces that Brother Chris Taylor of Jefferson NC has been voted in as pastor by 100% Vote. We welcome Brother Chris and his wife Chelsea to the Ashe Baptist Association and look forward to working with him 

 Pleasant Valley Baptist Church announces Rev. Jerry Francis has been elected interim pastor. We welcome Brother Jerry and his wife Ethel and look forward to working with them. Pleasant Valley invites you to come worship with them and meet their new interim pastor, they have Sunday School at 10:00 and Worship at 11:00 on Sunday. 


Warrensville Baptist Church announces the retirement of long time Administrative Assistant Eva Miller.  Mrs. Miller served the church and the kingdom for many years. Eva, has retired and moved to Florida where she will be closer to her family.  I, Pastor Wade Huntsinger, would like to thank Eva for her many years of service and friendship. WBC also announces the beginning ministry of Linda Wyrick as Administrative Assistant. We look forward to many years of service and ministry with Linda.


 When you pray please remember God’s Will Baptist Church and Grassy Creek Baptist Church. These are currently in search of a pastor for the church. 

Laurel Knob Baptist Church announces , Rev. Russell Hart has been elected pastor by a 95% vote of the church. We welcome Brother Russell and his wife Jennifer to the Ashe Baptist Association and look forward to working with them. They have Sunday School at 10:00 and Worship at 11:00 and the congregation   invite you to come worship with them and meet their new pastor. He begins his work April 7.

 Bristol Baptist Church announces Rev. Keith Wagoner was elected pastor by 96.7%. WE welcome Brother Keith and his wife Trish to the Ashe Baptist Association and look forward to working with them. They have Sunday School at 10:00 Worship at 11:00 and welcome everyone one to come meet their new pastor!

​​We welcome Rev. Ken Jones as the new Intentional Interim Pastor at Friendship Baptist Church. We welcome Brother Ken and his wife to the Ashe Baptist Association and look forward to working with them. 

We also welcome Brother Brandy Phipps as the new pastor of Little Helton Baptist Church. The Ashe Baptist Association looks forward to working with him and his wife. He began his work , February 3.

Buffalo Baptist Church is pleased to announces the Rev. Tom Graybeal is the new pastor and was elected by 100%. We welcome Brother Tom and his wife Mary to the Ashe Baptist Association in the new role. They are already on the field at work. Be praying for them as they work in that area.​

Christian Unity Baptist Church at 326 East Main Street Jefferson, NC sponsors Celebrate Recovery each Friday evening at 6:30.

Friendship Baptist Church announces DOM David Blackburn will be the guest speaker on Sunday, July 28 at the 10:00 Worship Service. They have Sunday School at 9:00. That night a PowerPoint will be shown on the work of the Ashe Baptist Association at 6:00. International Interim Ken Jones and the congregation invite everyone to attend.


Ashe Baptist would like to thank our sponsors for the Ashe Baptist News heard on WKSK each Saturday and on SoundCloud on the Web. Ashe County Ford, Rev. Jeff and Amy Dollar, Tri  County Paving, Lucian and Patricia Jordan, Tri County Monuments, Mike and Lisa Peters and State Wide Insurance Solutions, Chris and Andrea Finney. They are all Christians and attend church and welcome you to come see them when you find yourself in need of their services.



Ashe Campus Flyer  see below

Big Flatts VBS Flyer at Bottom of page


If you are planning on going on the Best of Branson and Eureka Springs Tour, the absolute last date to sign up is July 31. Let us know if you want to go. We are almost full.

The Annual Church Profiles have been mailed to all the church clerks of the churches of the Ashe Baptist Association. If you have not received yours please let us know. We are hoping for a 100% completion rate. If you need help filling out please let us know. If you do an on line profile please send a hard copy to us for our records for the Annual Meeting Book of Reports and Minute Books. To ensure that your information is in our records please have it back to us by July 19. 

Also If you have an Ashe Baptist Report from the committee you chair we need your report ASAP. (Deadline was the 12th.)

Big Flatts Baptist Church announces Homecoming Services on July 21st. It begins at 10AM this year instead of 11AM, with special singing by The Combs Family and others. Lunch, of course, will be served after worship.Pastor Rev. Billy Norris invites everyone to attend.

Healing Springs Baptist Church announces  Annual Decoration on August 4 at 10:00. There will be a short Worship Service at 10:30 by DOM David Blackburn. There will be regular Worship Service at 11:00 in the sanctuary of the Church by the pastor, Rev. Kevin Jones and everyone is invited to attend.


Ashe Really Cares is looking for folks who would like to volunteer in the food service part of the ARC. If you have some volunteer time to give, call Pat at 846-5234. Nothing like helping the hungry to have some food. We appreciate everyone who volunteers, donates food and clothing, as well as household items and  we appreciate our neighbors who use our services at Ashe Really Cares. The ARC could use some gently used Children's Books and toys as well as stuffed animals.


VBS Events 2019

   July 14-17 Fletcher Baptist Church      In the Wild  

    July 20-24 Grassy Creek Baptist Church In the Wild

        July 29- August 1 Big Flatts Baptist Heavenly Heros  


Scheduled to mow the Ashe Baptist Campground Week of July 27 Warrensville Baptist Church is scheduled to mow. Week of August 10 is Friendship Baptist Church Thank you to all who keep the campground beautiful. 


The 133rd Annual Meeting of the Ashe Baptist Association will be held on Friday, August 16 at 2:00 with the Welcome Home Baptist Church and on Saturday, August 17 beginning at 9:00 with the Big Flatts Baptist Church. All pastors, messengers and interested folks are urged to attend. Come learn about Southern Baptist work locally and abroad. Great preaching, singing, reports and eating together! The Revs, Lonnie Carpenter , Alan Ambrose, Billy Norris and Doug Halsey is scheduled to preach.  Be much in prayer!

The church you attend is invited to join The NEST Alliance and Crossnore on August 24th at Bald Mountain Baptist Church from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon to learn more about becoming a vital part of a fostering community.   Breakfast will be served. What would it look like if people entered the foster system as a community rather than alone?  What if a church congregation united around a foster family in the church to help form a community of support for that child and foster family? Contact: or phone:  919-632-5242 or 919-877-5741 for more information and to let The NEST Alliance know how many will be attending from the church you attend.  


Happy Birthday:  17th. Rev. Keith Wagoner (Trish – Bristol) 

Happy Anniversary: 23rd. Rev. and Mrs. Cory Halsey (Amanda – Fletcher Memorial)