Learn. Serve. Transform.

Providing service and learning experiences in Central Appalachia

Service + Learning = Lasting Change

Appalachian Immersion offers service and learning experiences that seek to replace stereotypes about the people, region, and culture of Central Appalachia with enduring relationships of Christian hospitality and hope. Where our faith tradition has been keen to “go and tell,” Appalachian Immersion offers to come alongside and to listen.

An Appalachian cabin in fall


Five years ago, Middlesboro’s First Baptist Church signed on to a vision: become a place where groups could come and do missions in the mountains with integrity.


Is your group ready to change and be changed? Contact us today, and we will help plan a visit that works for your needs. Come learn and serve in Appalachia.

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