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Welcome Home! We are a place where you can Belong, Believe, & Become. At Arden First we have a place for you. As soon as you walk through the doors—don’t be surprised if it seems like you are coming home, because you are—Welcome Home!

What to Expect

What can I expect at Arden First? You can expect to meet some of the most amazing people in town. Each week our focus is on worshipping our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Here are a few unique things about Arden First:

Vertical Worship

We are not singing to each other-we are singing to the only One who is worthy of our affection and praise. Get out of your normal routine and step into the sacred—Welcome Home!

Relevant Teaching

Our pastor will take you verse-by-verse through the entire Bible. Pastor Timothy teaches in a way that is true to the text while also be relevant to where you are right now. If you like to go deep but also want the messages to be encouraging, inspiring, and challenging—this is the place for you—Welcome Home! (If you are looking for something that is watered down or boring, well…we are not that place!)

Missional Community

Do you want to be apart of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to get to know others in a small group format? Do you want to make an eternal difference in Asheville and beyond? Welcome Home!

Meet Our Team

Dr. Timothy Brown

Lead Pastor

Joe Perry

Pastor of Worship & Families

Amy Perry

Next Gen & Church Connections Minister

Brian Worley

Children's Ministry Director

Shannon Whitson

Preschool Ministry Director

Ashley Gaines

Director of Missions

Kim Faistenhammer

Executive Assistant to Lead Pastor

Randall Haynes

Executive Assistant to Worship Pastor; Property Manager