AVONDALE THIS WEEK
Taizé Prayer Service TONIGHT
At 7 PM tonight, all welcomed to Avondale for a Taizé service of communal prayer and song. Pray for the world, loved ones, yourself. Approx 40 mins. In the Sanctuary.
Christmas with Joyful Noise
Joyful Noise Christmas will take place on Wednesdays, Dec 4, 11 and 18 at 11 AM at Avondale. This will be for children 6 months to 3 years old. No charge and no sign-up required. 
Avondale Newsletter
Our bi-monthly newsletter is out. Find in this edition:
  • Advent Calendar
  • New Elders
  • Endowment Update
  • 75th Anniversary Letter
  • Children’s Center Update
  • Christmas at Avondale
  • End-of-Year Financial... and more.
READ IT ONLINE NOW or pick-up a copy at church.
ACC Book Fair
Dec 4-6 Hours: 7:30 - 9:15 AM and 4 - 6 PM
Your purchase benefits the ACC and fosters the love of reading in a child. Come view/order books in the Family Life Center Atrium. To make an online purchase, visit:
Christmas Market this Saturday
Come one and all to Avondale for our first CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE! Invite friends and family to come shop with us this Sat, Dec 7 from 9 AM - 3 PM when we have a wonderful market full of artisans! Find gifts, handcrafted items and more. Details and social media below.
Cookie & Bake Sale this Saturday
The PWA's popular cookie and bake sale returns (7th annual!) bringing you delicious goodies for your holiday season. Find cookie boxes, toffee, gifts and more at the Christmas Marketplace this Saturday. Come early for the best selection.
2nd Week of Advent - PEACE
Worship “Mary’s Message”
Pastor: Rev. Jim Ewing
Scripture: Luke 1: 34-38
Christmas with Crossroads Concert!
This Sunday, Dec 8 at 4 PM, come hear your holiday favorites of many musical genres. Rejoice to treasured hymns and sing-along to contemporary Christmas classics. The Crossroads band aims to please with songs to celebrate the season. Friends welcomed. Help us promote our free Christmas concert! Share on Facebook
Help Host Homeless
Concerned about homeless citizens? Sign-up to help this winter. Room In The Inn is a program to host homeless neighbors on our campus for food, fellowship, and rest. We welcome all to get involved. Find details and sign-up online or call the office at 704-333-6194. RITI sign-up
"Gathering with Jim" - Dec 5

Youth Holiday Sale - Dec 7
Come pick-up your order!

Angel Tree Mission - Dec 8
Please bring gifts to the church on/before this Sunday.
Mission in Action this week
Another mission project this Christmas at Avondale, sponsored by our Youth ministry, is a challenge to help furnish a household for a refugee family. Find details about the Refugee Resettlement program here.
Registration Opens for Avondale Adventures
This program of fun and learning, is open to children ages 3 years old to 5th grade. Find out why kids come back again and again! Open to the public. Registration required. Find details.
Registration Opens for Women's Retreat
Give yourself (or your wife/mom/sister) a retreat weekend in the mountains full of faith and fellowship.
Join us as we are reminded how vital, sometimes messy, "The Gift of Encouragement" is. Details and registration
AVONDALE CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE
Avondale Christmas Marketplace
Please spread the word about our awesome event!
Like! Share! via email, social media, word of mouth…
on the internet
AVONDALE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
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
Children's Center: 704-377-6960
www.avondalepresbychurch.org