AVONDALE IN ACTION
Avondale Worship
We invite you to worship with us on Sundays at 9:30 AM. Find the broadcast link in your Sunday Worship Bulletin email.
Sun, Aug 9- with Rev. Caroline East
In case you missed it -
Worship Service Sun, Aug 2
Taizé Prayer Service Tues, Aug 4
Passing the Peace
We invite you to Pass the Peace to an Avondale family member during Sunday Worship.
Text/respond....
"May the peace of Christ be with you."
"And also with you."
Today's Avondale Anniversary
Today we celebrate the 1 year anniversary of Rev. Jim Ewing, and the Ewing family, joining the Avondale family!

An Avondale Birthday
This past Sunday, we celebrated the 98th birthday of Avondaler, Alex Hegenbart. Did you know that Alex was the Avondale Music Director from 1977 to 1991?
A few Avondale dates
Aug 5 - Avondale Social tonight!
Aug 9 - Guest Preacher Rev. Caroline East
Aug 15 - Presbytery meeting - Alice Cuviello and Rich Worf serve as commissioners for Avondale
Aug 16 - Back-to-School Bash Drive-Through
Aug 19 - Avondale Social
Sept 1 - Taizé Prayer Service
Nov-Dec - Avondale Christmas Marketplace
Avondale Newsletter
- Birthdays & Anniversaries
-Sacred Space Update
-Re-Opening Task Force Update
-Nominating Committee Elected
-Member News
-pictures, pictures, pictures
... and more!
Also find links to: Ann Gregory Birthday visit, VBS Highlights Video, and pictures from the Youth Group in Action!
Avondale Social Tonight!
Every other Wed at 7 PM, join your fellow Avondalers for a time to connect and socialize. You never know what might happen! Join in.
We'll use the same Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 830 7187 5873
Meeting Password: 758498
Back to School Bash Drive-Through
School will look a little different this year but regardless, your Avondale family would love to celebrate with you the beginning of a new school year! We hope you will join us for this fun drive-through style celebration! Along with several goodies necessary for a successful year, receive a blessing for the new year and an ice cream cone! We hope to see you there on Sun, Aug 16 between 3 and 4 PM.
Mission - School Supplies
Please consider bringing a school supply donation to the Back-to-School Bash for children in our community who are also preparing for remote learning. 
School Supply List Ideas -
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Sacred Garden
Our garden has a significant number of Cicada Killer wasps. We are actively having this treated. Please be aware if you are visiting the garden.
For a peaceful moment in the garden, click here.
Stewardship
Want to send your pledge electronically? Go here.
Deposits
Avondale deposits are being made every other Tuesday.
Pledges
Click on the Pledge update image below to view larger.
Member Concerns
If you know of any member concerns or needs, please email Jim or call the church office and leave a message.

Prayer Requests
Jacqueline Howells; Delia McCloskey; Carl, Dee Dee and Lilly McDonald; Floyd Privette; The Family of Michael Morales; The Reed Family; Jeff Strickland; The Family of Lucy Wiley.

Pictures of Members in Action
As we continue to stay connected with our Avondale family, please send us PICTURES of you that we may share with others. A family visit, a hobby, your garden, beloved pet, future Christmas Market items... whatever it is that brightens your day! Let us share with others. Please send to Caroline via email or text to 704-996-4970. In Instagram, tag Avondale so we can share it there!
Member Care Corner
"Show You Care/Task of the week"
We have seven 2020 high school graduates headed to college over the next several weeks. Please keep them in your prayers as they take these next steps during uncertain times. Consider sending them a card of encouragement and support!


Member Directory online...
Reminder that we've changed the password! Check your June 14 personal email from Avondale for the password or email Caroline for it.
Marin Blake
Brylie Major
Ben Meier
Statton Taylor
Caroline White
Grace White
Ava Zuyus
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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
Avondale Children's Center: 704-377-6960
www.avondalepresbychurch.org