AVONDALE WORSHIP
Avondale Worship
We invite you to worship with us Sundays at 9:30 AM. Check your email for our digital Sunday Worship Bulletin with this week's service broadcast link or find us on our YouTube channel at "Avondale Presby Church."

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."

This Sunday
Sermon: "Peace Like a Dove"
Scripture: Genesis 9:8-17 (NIV)

Ten Cents-A-Meal
Returns to 4th Sunday Worship!
Avondalers have contributed $1,690 as of Feb 22 to this program that bolsters food security programs throughout the communities of Charlotte Presbytery. About the ministry / Give to Ten Cents
2021 Leaders
Session & Ministry list
Ordination & Installation
shared in Feb 7, 2021 Worship service
In case you missed it:
Sun, Feb 21
"The Blessing of Wilderness"
guest sermon by Rev. Anna Rainey Dickson
Scripture: Exodus 17: 1 - 7
AVONDALE IN ACTION
CALENDAR
Feb 23 - Lunches for Homeless Neighbors
Feb 27 - Mission: Virtual History Bus Tour
Feb 27 - Funeral for Sharon McGinn Obit
Feb 28 - Ten Cents Offering returns to 4th Sunday
Mar 2 - Taizé Prayer Service
Mar 7 - Communion on 1st Sundays
Mar 7 - Congregational Meeting link
Mar 14 - Daylight Saving Time
Mar 14 - Community: "10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's"
Mar 28 - Apr 3 - Holy Week
(Details coming soon)
Apr 4 - Easter
Apr 17 - Spring Workday @8 AM
Congregational Meeting
Mar 7 @12 PM
A Congregational Meeting has been called by the Session to hear and receive the 2020 Annual Report.
Join us on Zoom using
Mission shares education event
It's online this Sat @10 AM
We all live inside our bubbles- even more so in this day and time. Are you interested in learning about how Charlotte developed into the city that it is today? Join Community Building Initiative and retired Museum of the South historian Tom Hanchett for an online virtual community bus tour this Sat, Feb 27, from 10-12.  Read more here or go register here for the free event.
Sign Language at Avondale?!
Did you catch the sign language in worship last Sunday during the Song of Confession? We have created a tutorial of the signs for the song “Have Mercy God Upon My Life” and invite you to learn the signs and participate every Sunday during Lent. Read more here and find the videos.
https://www.avondalepresbychurch.org/anews
Lenten Devotional
"The Way to Shalom: A Lenten Journey to Peace and Wholeness"
Find a digital copy of the devotional here.
Morning Devotional
The Morning Devotion is now reading from our Lenten Devotional. Watch/listen to the Feb 22 devotion. Find our weekday devotion anytime on Facebook and Instagram.
Work on Campus
A recent work day at Avondale included some carpentry to replace sections of our railings. This work will continue as we replace more sections!
"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 one-time gift, set up a recurring gift, or give gifts of stock. If you have yet to share your 2021 pledge, you can submit your pledge form online. Thank you.
Birth - Worf
It is with great joy that we share that Henry Melancton Worf was born February 14, 2021 to parents Lisa and Rich Worf. "He’s excited to meet his Avondale family!"
Birth - Doherty
The Doherty family (Tim, Anne, William and Thomas) welcomed Helen Lafortune Doherty on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 5:06 AM, weighing 7 lbs 11 oz. "Everyone is doing well and feeling blessed!"
Celebrating our Seniors
Here's a list of our Members that are celebrating 90 or more years this year. Now that's something to cheer for! Consider writing them a cheerful note.
To mention a few:
  • Ellen Watson - Feb 26 (93)
  • Fran McCoy - Mar 3 (94)
  • Claire Graham - Mar 29 (91)
Need the Member Directory password? Email Caroline.
Avondale Children’s Center

March the first week,
the ACC will seek
great fun and getting loose
to celebrate Dr. Seuss!

Scholastic books:
Anyone can shop!
Use code: READS to pick a FREE $5 book with $25 or more order
Class Code: R2C33
Shop Digital Flyers for all elementary grades:
COMMUNITY NEWS
"10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's"
Mar 14 @6:30 PM
Our Providence Baptist Church neighbors shared this free, virtual event with us. Flyer / Registration is required.
About: Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.
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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