AVONDALE IN WORSHIP
This Sunday, Jan 12
Sermon “Being a Cross-Eyed Leader"
Ordination and Installation of Elders
Amanda Shanks Harry Greyard
Marin Blake Tom Stout

Taizé Prayer Services
...are continuing!
First Tuesday at 7 PM
AVONDALE IN ACTION
Women's Retreat
This Sun, Jan 12 is the last day to register and pay at the Early Bird discounted rate. February 9 is the registration deadline. Don't miss out on the fun, learning, discussion, and more.
Register soon to join Avondale women Mar 13-15 in Montreat. Details are online here or speak with Betty Chambers. VIDEO MESSAGE: from Rev. Caroline East
Avondale Adventures
Please help us spread the word about our next Adventure!
The fun begins Wed, Jan 29.
The parent registration meeting is Jan 22.
Kids LOVE this program and will be asking "is it Wednesday yet?"
Sacred Space Art Program
It’s time to think about making more art....being creative...trying new things!!! We are in the process of putting together a schedule of classes for the winter/spring, and we want your input on classes you would be interested in taking or offering. We are looking to start the first classes in February. We will have a brochure with all the details. Please contact Cheryl Judd-Magee with ideas and questions.
Email Cheryl or 704-376-5312
Youth Mission Trips
Winter Retreat Jan 17
Peru Summer 2020
Fundraising going on now!
BBQ Sale
pre-order now!
pick-up Sat, Feb 1
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Attic Sale Fundraiser
Sat, Mar 28
Please keep the youth in mind when cleaning-out!
Please sign-up to help:
Room In The Inn
Sunday nights
Kids Café
Jan 10, Feb 14, Feb 28
New Member Directory Online
We sent an email in December to our Members about our newly updated online directory online! Check it out here.
Click on the picture to open. Member password is 1944A.
Mark Your Calendar for Fellowship!
Dinner with Friends- Dinner at a different restaurant each month at 6:30 PM on a Tuesday. Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 10
ASAP- Avondale seniors and friends eat lunch, learn, laugh, support mission, and more at 12:00 PM on a Monday. Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 23
ASAP will continue collecting pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House. We hope you can join in! Collections will be turned in June and December.
Bunco- Avondale women and friends play, laugh, snack and support mission at 6:30 PM on a Friday. Jan 3, Feb 7, Mar 6
At our January Bunco night, we had 21 play and much fun. Bunco’s February donation will go to the Women's Retreat scholarship fund.
AVONDALE CHILDREN'S CENTER
ACC is on Amazon Smile!
For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Avondale Children's Center. Our unique link is: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/56-0649274

A few ACC Dates (not a complete list)
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
People of the Week (1/5)
The Lee Family
Chris, Brandy, Erin & Jordyn
605 Winged Foot Ln
Garland, TX 75044
Stewards of the Week (1/5)
2019 Elders and Leaders!
Thank you for your leadership
and commitment to Avondale!
Church Triumphant
We extend our Christian sympathy to the family and friends of Eleanor Ramey, who entered the Church Triumphant Sunday, December 8, 2019.
A celebration of life will be held at Avondale on February 28 at 1 PM.
Church Triumphant
We extend our Christian sympathy to the family and friends of Donna Allen, mother of Brandy Lee, who entered the Church Triumphant Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Philadelphia with Brandy by her side.
AVONDALE CALENDAR
Wednesday, January 8
Connect Camp Rental (FLC)
2:30 pm TLC Out of School Time Enrichment Program (follows CMS schedule)
6:45 pm Choir Rehearsal (Choir Room)
8:00 pm Band Rehearsal
Thursday, January 9
Connect Camp Rental (FLC)
7:30 am Men's Bible Study
2:30 pm TLC Out of School Time Enrichment Program (follows CMS schedule)
5:00 pm Avondale Basketball Practice (FLC)
7:00 pm Bell Choir Rehearsal (Bell Room)
Friday, January 10
Connect Camp Rental (FLC)
7:00 am Men's Breakfast & Bible Study
2:30 pm TLC Out of School Time Enrichment Program (follows CMS schedule)
4:30 pm Kids Cafe & Birthday Blessings (FLC Kitchen & FH)
5:00 pm Avondale Basketball Practice (FLC)
Saturday, January 11
Connect Camp Rental (FLC)
9:00 am Leadership Retreat (FH)
9:30 am Avondale Basketball Games (FLC)
Sunday, January 12
7:30 am Worship Band Setup (FLC)
9:30 am Worship Service-Elder Ordination and Installation (FLC)
11:00 am Christian Nurture & fellowship programs
12:00 pm PWA Planning Meeting (Vanguard)
4:00 pm Room In The Inn (Fellowship Hall)
5:30 pm Youth Group (FLC)
Monday, January 13
» 7:00 am Room In The Inn (Fellowship Hall)
2:30 pm TLC Out of School Time Enrichment Program (follows CMS schedule)
5:00 pm Avondale Basketball Practice (FLC)
Tuesday, January 14
9:30 am Staff Meeting-Devotional
10:00 am Chair Yoga (Fellowship Hall)
2:30 pm TLC Out of School Time Enrichment Program (follows CMS schedule)
5:00 pm Avondale Basketball Practice (FLC)
6:30 pm Dinner with Friends
Wednesday, January 15
2:30 pm TLC Out of School Time Enrichment Program (follows CMS schedule)
6:00 pm Avondale Adventures Planning Meeting
6:45 pm Choir Rehearsal (Choir Room)
8:00 pm Band Rehearsal
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