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East Sylva Christmas Parade Float
The young adult ministry teams built and decorated the float for the children and youth to participate in Sylva Christmas Parade.

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Welcome to the East Sylva Baptist Church website.

We hope the information provided here will give you a chance to get to know us better. You are invited to join us for any of our services. The menu above will give you more information about our church and the ministries and missions we offer. Thank you for your visit and may God bless you!

You may listen to East Sylva’s Sunday morning worship service each Sunday night on 540 WRGC, Sylva’s hometown radio station. You may also access the broadcast online at WRGC.com or through your smart phone app Tunein Radio. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to be a part of our services when you are unable to be with us.


Greeting from Pastor Benson

Pastor Benson blog

Welcome to the East Sylva Baptist Church website. I believe that the world wide web is a vital tool in sharing our passion for the Gospel and compassion for people in our community and around the world. I encourage you to visit often to learn how God is working at East Sylva Baptist. Our faith grows and matures most effectively in relationships with other believers, so I invite you to explore our ministries on the web and then join us at East Sylva to engage in face-to-face fellowship and discipleship. As you do, I pray that God will reveal your next steps in your relationship with Him.

What We Believe

Our church is missionary in spirit, extending the Gospel through our organized religious channels to the entire world.
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From local community projects to nationwide missions, view our Missions & Ministries here.
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Church Work Day – March 16

Youth/College Student Evening of Worship – March 23

Women’s Retreat at Camp Truett – March 29-31

What’s Happening at East Sylva Baptist

East Sylva Baptist Church will be hosting An Evening Of Worship on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm.  The theme for the evening is 4GIVEN – Surrendering Your Rocks. Refreshments will be served after the service. Guest musicians will be Jesse and Chelsea Adams from Georgia and Western Carolina University football coach Mark Speir will be sharing his testimony. Reed Benson, pastor of East Sylva will be sharing the message.