Service & Reception Feb 23
Discover how to “feed your minister” when you join us for Jim’s installation reception.

A Service of Installation for Rev. Jim Ewing
Sermon - "Knitting"
Scripture - Ephesians 4:1-6, 11-16
at 2 PM
Reception follows service.
Childcare available.

Taizé Prayer Services
First Tuesday of the month at 7 PM
Men's Bible Study next Feb 20
Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 AM in the Vanguard room, a diverse group of men, both Avondalers and non-members, gather for Bible Study and fellowship. Currently 9 men gather regularly. They are studying the book of Acts. Feel free to drop-in or contact Jackie Shannon for information.
Gathering with Jim Feb 20
On Thurs, Feb 20, join Rev. Jim Ewing at 6:30 PM at the McKenzie's home for a time of getting to know each other better. Please RSVP to attend as space is limited.
Save room, the McKenzies will serve a light supper.
Bunco moved to Feb 21
Rescheduled for Fri, Feb 21 at 6:30 PM in our Fellowship Hall, we will have soup night and our mission will continue to be support for the Women's Retreat. If you cannot attend and would like to make a donation, it will be so appreciated. Come join us for the fun, fellowship and great soup. Brenda Coble is our contact at 980-297-4997.
Join Handbell Music Ministry!
We are seeking people to join Avonbellers. Music is a vital part of our ministry at Avondale. It brings a sense of reverence to our worship services and spiritual nourishment to those attending. If interested in playing handbells, please contact Rich Stanley at 704-333-6194 x25 or email him.
ASAP on Feb 24
Attention ASAP members! When we meet on the 24th, we will play White Elephant Bingo! Begin looking through your home to find a treasure you cannot wait to see leave your home. Wrap it in white tissue paper or in a closed bag. Bring to ASAP for big fun! Don't forget to bring your pop tabs. Our delicious luncheon will be at noon.
Ash Wednesday Feb 26
Burning of the Palms @5:30 PM
  • with the children of Avondale Adventures 
Pancake Dinner @6 PM
  • volunteers needed to help setup & cook
Service @7 PM
  • in the Sanctuary
Sacred Space Art Program
Are you ready to try something new?
Stretch your creativity in 2020?
Jewelry Making – next
  • Memory Wire Wrap Bracelet: March 2
  • Metal Mesh Chain With Pendant: April 13
Jumping into Watercolors –sessions begin Feb 17
Hand-Lettering Italics - sessions begin Mar 28
Glass Mosaic & Wood Tray - sessions begin May 4
New Member Class begins Mar 15
Take the "Next Step" and join the Avondale family.
4 session - Mar 15, 22, 29 and April 5
Interested? Questions? RSVP?
Contact Amanda Shanks
or call the office at 704-333-6194.
ASAP Trip Mar 19
ASAP heads to Concord Mills to the Sea Life Aquarium on Thurs, Mar 19! Join the fun and sign-up at the ASAP gathering on Feb 24. $15 includes a behind-the-scenes tour and transportation. About the aquarium
Avondale in Action Mar 21
  • Church Work Day - 8 AM to 12 PM
  • Bingo Family Night - 5:30 PM - music, food & fun for all ages!
Attic Sale & Bake Sale Mar 28
The Youth will have an attic and bake sale on Sat, Mar 28 from 7 AM to 2 PM with the proceeds going to support the 2020 Peru trip. Please keep them in mind when winter and spring cleaning! Donations and volunteers needed! Please spread the word. Webpage and more details
ACC Winterfest
The ACC children in Munchkins (4's) had super fun activities on Jan 31 at WinterFest! They had snowball fights, sang karaoke, played in igloos, and ice-skated. It was during this fun that snow fell at ACC! LINK

A few ACC Dates
Apr 3 - ACC Easter Egg Hunt at 3:30 PM
Apr 10 – Good Friday / ACC closed 
Apr 13-17 - Week of the Young Child
Apr 20 - 24 - Staff Appreciation Week
Ash Wednesday Pancake Dinner
Feb 26 at 6 PM
Join us!

Vacation Bible School
July 20-24, 2020
Person of the Week (2/16)
Caroline White
3246 Sunset Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28209
Send a note of loving care!
Stewards of the Week (2/16)
To the many members who
opened their homes for small
group gatherings with Jim!
Thank you for your hospitality!
Eleanor Ramey Service Feb 28
Sing for Eleanor: We are seeking people to sing with the Choir at the service celebrating Eleanor Ramey on Fri, Feb 28 at 1 PM at Avondale. If interested, contact Rich Stanley at rich@avondalepresbychurch.org or call.
Church/Weekly calendar
on our website

List of Ministry dates
shared here
Save the Date:
Daylight Saving Time - March 8
Palm Sunday - Easter Egg Hunt - April 5
Youth Sunday - May 17
Youth Peru Mission Trip - June 20
Vacation Bible School - July 20-24
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