praise of his glory!
Avondale resumes in-person Worship services
Join us Sundays at 10 AM, either in-person in the Family Life Center
or online on our YouTube channel. youtube.com/AvondalePresbyChurch.
This Sunday, July 11
with Rev. Jim Ewing
Scripture: Ephesians 1: 3-14
Enjoy lemonade on the lawn following the service. Please wear a face mask in Worship to help protect those who are unvaccinated, including children not eligible to be vaccinated and those with health conditions.
Nursery Available
....for children 2 and under, out of increased protection for their inability to wear a mask. This includes children of older ages with physical limitations that inhibit proper mask wearing.
Sunday School
Seekers Class will be back in session in-person at 11 AM after worship this Sunday, July 11. We welcome anyone to engage in a study focusing on "Daring to Trust God in New Beginnings," subtitled- "Finding Purpose in the Seasons of Our Life." We meet in the Library. Come enjoy fellowship, study and sharing our lives.
Leader for this study: Olivia Magee
In case you missed it
Taizé Prayer Service
July 6, 2021
Last Sunday - July 4
Sermon "The Fabulous Four"
Luke 5:17–26
Avondale-ACE Ministry
Career Talks with ACE
“As a kid growing up many years ago, I had little notion of the careers I might pursue. I grew up on a farm...and had little knowledge of other careers until later in life.”
ACE ministry
Volunteers Needed for
Summer Camp Lunch Delivery
The Avondale-ACE summer camp seeks volunteer assistance to pick-up and deliver lunches through August 5. Pick-up about 26 lunches from Avondale Fellowship Hall at 11 AM.... More
Alliance Center for Education is Hiring!
All invited to a career event on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 from 10 AM to 4 PM at ACE's Southside location, 2617 Baltimore Ave. Charlotte, NC 28203. Visit the ACE website to find job openings and to complete an application online prior to the event. Details at www.ac4ed.org/careers.
Mission with Roof Above
Lunches for Neighbors
Our bagged lunches ministry continues! Did you know that Roof Above hosts 70 men who are working, but homeless, at a dorm in Charlotte?More/SIgn-up to help.
7/27 @4 PM - 7 spaces open
8/31 @4 PM - sign-up now open
Sign-Up for New Home Kits
After experiencing long-term homelessness, Roof Above and other organizations are helping people achieve housing! This summer, an Avondale Mission program is helping these individuals with "Welcome Home Kits" of basic, essential home items. More/Sign-up to contribute!
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School
REGISTRATION IS OPEN for VBS! Register your child for fun! Spread the word about this summer camp.
Clean-Out for VBS
Attention COVID-cleaners and others...VBS can help you if you have wiggly eyes, buttons, pom-poms on a strand, or fringe that have been sitting in your sewing/craft room just daring you to find a use for them. The dare is over. Send them to VBS! Your leftovers can become kids' fun VBS craft projects. Thanks! -Olivia More
Avondale Youth Group
Pacific Northwest Mission Trip
Our Youth Group has returned from the unusually hot northwest. Days were filled with learning, worship, service, exploration, and expanding minds! Check out pictures from the trip on Instagram!
Middle School Youth Trip
Middle schoolers from our Youth Group head to Virginia this Thursday to Massanetta Springs, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. This year's theme is "Rooted in Love" Ephesians 3:16-21 NIV
Avondale Calendar
6- Taizé Service
8-11- Youth Massanetta Middle School Conference
11- Return to in-person Worship!
11- Session monthly meeting
12- VBS crafts drop-off
17-31- Welcome Home Kits drop-off
20- Newsletter info due
22- ASAP Program
25- Ten Cents-A-Meal
26-30- Vacation Bible School
27 - Roof Above Lunch Making
1- Communion Sunday
25- CMS first day of school
Hands & Hearts
Sign-up, volunteer, contribute and get involved!
ACE Ministry Career Talks
Contact Kay if interested.
ACE Summer Camp Lunch Delivery
Contact Kay if interested.
Avondale Sign Changers
Roof Above Lunches
Last Tuesday @4 PM Sign-up
Volunteer with VBS
Contact Jessica if interested.
VBS Craft Supplies
Drop-off at the Office. info
Welcome Kits via Roof Above
Sign-up Drop-off July 17-31
Worship Greeters
Contact Paula Huffines
Worship Chairs - pitch- in on Sundays
Worship A/V and/or Music
Contact Rich Stanley
Member Directory
Did you notice our directory changed?!
The online photo directory by LifeTouch, who took member photos in 2019, is no longer available to us. Hosting of that website ended. We have a new directory with information from our member software, Realm, and are sharing that. The password to the page is the same, faith1944. Use this also to open the directory. Please know this is a work in progress. Feel free to call for information. And as always, please let us know of info changes. Thank you!
Member Concerns: If you know of any needs, please email Jim.
Member Directory: For the password or info changes, email Caroline.
Member Birthdays
July 6 - Jackie Ely, Mindy Ferguson, Olivia Magee, Dorothy Patterson, Page Woods, Melissa Wray
July 7 - Mark Brantley, Mary Harris, Eric Shanks
July 8 - D. J. Saleeby
Avondale Children's Center
ACC Graduation 2011
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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