Come! Worship with us Sundays at 9:30 AM.
The Worship Bulletin is sent Sunday mornings and includes the link to our service broadcast. You can also find our service on our YouTube channel.
Past services and bulletins are shared on our website under eWorship.
This Sunday
The sermon series, “Let me tell you a story...,” begins.
Sermon: The Sower

Pass the Peace
We invite you to Pass the Peace to another Avondaler during Sunday Worship. Text/respond....
"May the peace of Christ be with you."
"And also with you."

In case you missed it..
Sun, April 25
Sermon: "Sacred Sacrifice"
Scripture: John 10: 11 - 18
Faulkenberry Baptism
Avondale's Quarterly Newsletter

Avondale Avenues is here.
Find Session reports, a Letter from our Pastor, Member News, birthdays and anniversaries, pictures, ministry updates and more.
Thank you all for contributing!
Avondale Adventures, Sermon Series, Brenda & pop tabs
ASAP Mission: Pop Tabs
ASAP members and friends, Thank you for all the pop tabs brought to the ASAP meeting. Wow! Continue collecting for the Ronald McDonald House recycling program and we will deliver them in June. This is our mission project for now. Lunch was wonderful!
ASAP Planning Team
Lunches for Neighbors
May 25 @4 PM
Spaces open for this opportunity to serve! Use the button to sign-up to help prepare meals for neighbors who are homeless and employed!
Youth Mission Projects
Hand-Written Cards
Send a letter to someone you have not seen in a while or someone who might be feeling alone.
Canned Food Drive
Drop-off canned food for our food drive in the white bins, we will deliver it to Loaves and Fishes
Avondale Calendar
29- Stewardship meets
1- World Labyrinth Day
2- Communion
3-7- ACC Teacher Appreciation
4- Taizé Prayer Service
9- Mother’s Day
9- Session monthly meeting
12- Baby Blessing Baskets gifts due
14-16- Youth Spring Retreat
16- Guest Pastor, Rev. Dr. Tom Robinson
23- Pentecost and Children’s Sunday
25- Lunches for Roof Above
26- Avondale Adventures ends
30 - Trinity Sunday
31- Memorial Day; Office Closed
VBS is July 19-23, 2021
Office Coverage - Please contact Jessica if interested to help cover the office June 17-July 1, during the Youth Mission Trip.
Music Ministry - We always welcome people to join Avondale’s Choir and Handbells. Also, as we look toward going back to in-person worship, we will need AV assistance! Interested in joining our music ministry team? Please contact Rich.
Vacation Bible School - Please contact Jessica if interested in helping with VBS the week of July 19–23.
National Volunteer Week
Avondale Presbyterian Church is blessed with a wonderful church family and a beautiful church campus. We have so much to be grateful for. And we are grateful for all the people who share their time, talents and gifts to make mission possible. Visit our social media sites to view our daily #NVW celebration of Avondale steward volunteers. (Please know that these are far from complete in recognizing all the people who make Avondale a vibrant, meaningful church community!)
A Message from Stewardship 2021-22
Grace and Peace,
The Stewardship Committee
David Hall and Jim Flowers, Co-Chairs
Ann Gregory, Harry Greyard, John Magee,
Laura Meier, and Ted Todd
Quarterly Statements
Check your email for your statement sent last week. Printed statements were mailed to those who requested a printed statement.

Memorials & Honorariums
May be given online here. Prefer to print a form? Find it here.
Offering Plate
There are multiple ways to contribute on Sundays or give toward your pledge – via our website, send a check payable to APC, give a gift of stock, give a one-time gift, or setup a recurring gift.
ASAP Birthdays
Leslie Saleeby sent out a wonderful list of ASAP community May birthdays – with their contact info! Please make it a special day for them with a phone call, card, email or text. If you did not get this list and would like to, please connect with Leslie or Caroline.

Concerns: If you know of any member concerns or needs, please email Jim.
Directory: If you need the password, please email Caroline.
Here are the birthdays:
May 1 - Lee Ballard celebrates her 90th (new address)
May 3 - Audrey Dougherty
May 3 - Libby Phillips
May 5 - Roberta Hayes
May 9 - Daisy Alexander
May 11 - Kay DeArmon
May 14 - Laura Daniel
May 21 - David Hall
May 21 - Paula Huffines
May 22 - Terry Brodof
May 29 - Betty Chambers
May 30 - Betty Boyd
May 30 - Rick Parler
Baby Blessing Baskets & A Baby
Please return your gifts to Avondale by Wed, May 12!
Daniel Joseph Hayes IV
Baby Baskets
During the month of May, we celebrate with joy and anticipation the arrival of two babies within Avondale. Member Care is organizing Baby Blessing Baskets to be delivered to the families and invites us to share in the excitement by signing-up to contribute items. See the gift sign-up links under each picture above.

A Baby Born
It is with great joy that we share news of the arrival of Daniel Joseph "Dru" Hayes IV! We invite you to send notes of love and care to proud parents, Dan and Dana! If you would like to assist Member Care with providing a meal, please contact Leslie Saleeby.
Avondale Children's Center
Next week is Teacher appreciation! Also, look for the Earth Day enhancements around campus from the ACC children. Also, HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Merrily on Friday, April 30! She'll be out Friday enjoying her day.
May 3-7 - Teacher Appreciation
June 4 - ACC Graduation

Is it a T-Rex?! No, it's Rev. Jim playing with the kids!
Benefiting Avondale Children's Center
Amazon Smile - .05% of your Amazon purchase goes to ACC. Our unique charity link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/56-0649274
Harris Teeter - Link your e-Vic card to Avondale Children’s Center! Go to Together in Education then login to your account then link!
Town Hall

COVID-19 related
Walk-in, no appointment Pfizer vaccines all week at our Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel site.
3315 Scott Futrell Drive. 1st & 2nd doses (doesn't matter where you got your 1st).
8 AM-8 PM Mon-Thurs, 8 AM-4 PM Fri-Sun
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As a congregation, God calls us to: 
  • Create close relationships to support a dynamic faith
  • Not only serve our neighbors but know them personally
  • Prepare the hearts of children and families to abide in Christ
  • Reduce economic inequities by breaking down barriers to education
  • Develop and demonstrate a sustaining faith
Avondale Presbyterian Church
2821 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
Church Office: 704-333-6194
Avondale Children's Center: 704-377-6960