Missionary Baptist Church

Cades Cove Missionary Baptist Church.

The Missionary Baptist Church in Cades Cove is can be found along the Cades Cove Loop Road. The church, constructed in 1887, functioned as a place of worship for those who lived in Cades Cove settlement. A one-room, one-log building with a gabled roof and a stone foundation serves as the church. Its interior is heated by a potbellied burner and is furnished with handmade wooden pews, a pulpit, etc.

The church is one of the more popular stops for visitors within Cades Cove, and it is open to the public for tours during the summer months. Visitors can step inside the church and get a sense of what it was like for the early settlers of Cades Cove to worship in this peaceful setting. The church is an important part of the history and culture of the Cades Cove settlement, and it continues to be a place of inspiration and reflection for visitors to Cades Cove.