AVONDALE IN WORSHIP
Worship this Sunday, Feb 9
Sermon  “Being Salt and the Light"
Scripture - Matthew 5:13 - 16

Save the Date - Service of Installation
for Rev. Jim Ewing
February 23 @2 PM
Childcare offered

Lenten Season
begins on February 26 - Ash Wednesday
AVONDALE NEWSLETTER
Avondale Newsletter
Our bi-monthly newsletter is here. Find in this edition:
  • 2020 Called to Serve (Session & Ministries)
  • Birthdays & Anniversaries (Feb & March)
  • Member News
  • Ministry News / Avondale in Action
  • Youth in Action & Peru 2020
  • Coming Soon
READ IT ONLINE NOW or pick-up a copy at the church.
AVONDALE IN ACTION
Bunco Feb 7 @6:30 PM
This month, it's homemade soup night and our mission is to provide some scholarship monies for the Women's Retreat. Women of all ages are invited to join the fun, wonderful Christian Fellowship at Bunco, and a very wonderful mission (your $5 to play). Contact Brenda Coble at 980-297-4997 see email button.
Jewelry Making Class Feb 10
Join Sacred Space Art for the first class of the new season - "Earrings! Earrings! Earrings!"
Held this coming Monday from 6-8 PM.
Registration required. Details and registration online.
Music Ministry - Join Handbells
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.
Dinner with Friends
Next gathering is Tues, Feb 11 at 6:30 PM at
Capishe restaurant in Southpark.
Join for fellowship, faith and fun at 6555 Morrison Blvd.
(across the street from Southpark where the Wendy's is).
Questions? Speak with Susan Thomas.
Joyful Noise Wednesdays through April 1
Know someone home with a small child? Tell them about Joyful Noise! Come journey with your child, helping them learn about the excitement and love of Christ through music, dance, story time, and fellowship. More details
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.
Feb 24 is next ASAP
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 –classes begin Feb 10
Jumping into Watercolors –sessions begin Feb 17
Hand-Lettering Italics - sessions begin Mar 28
Glass Mosaic & Wood Tray - sessions begin May 4
Women's Retreat Mar 13-15
Don't miss out on the fun, learning, discussion, and more with fellow Avondalers. Rev. Caroline East is facilitating "Gifts of Encouragement" and Elizabeth Bridges returns to lead music.
Links:
Room In The Inn
Sign-up to help on
Sundays. Sign-up LINK
Chair Yoga
Tuesdays @ 10:15 AM
Questions? Email Hampton
AVONDALE CHILDREN'S CENTER
A few ACC Dates
Feb - Unfundraiser is postponed
Feb 17 - Teacher Workday / ACC closed
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
May 15 - ACC Art Walk
May 25 - Memorial Day / ACC closed
Jun 5 - ACC Graduation
DISCIPLES IN ACTION
Person of the Week (2/2)
Mary Hall 
1040 Queens Rd. 
Charlotte, NC 28207 
Send a note of loving care!
Stewards of the Week (2/2)
Everyone who supported this
summer’s youth mission trip to Peru
by volunteering their time to help make
or purchase BBQ!
Birth
The Emory family, Bryan, Jennilyn and big brother Griffin, welcomed Anna Reese Emory to their family. Their baby girl was born January 11, 2020 at 20 inches and 6lbs 11oz. To send a note of joy: 10329 Balmoral Circle, Charlotte, NC 28210. 
Church Triumphant
We extend our Christian sympathy to the family and friends of Marie Nolan, mother of Mary Hall (David), who entered the Church Triumphant January 17, 2020. Obituary

Member News
Read all recent member news in this month's
AVONDALE CALENDAR
Find our weekly calendar on our website

Find a list of upcoming ministries
on the last page of our newsletter.
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