Avondale Worship
We invite you to worship with us on Sundays at 9:30 AM.
Sun, July 12 - with Rev. Jim Ewing
Series: "Lessons from the Wilderness"
Sermon: "Whispers in the Wilderness"
Join this worship broadcast online using the link in your Sunday Worship bulletin email.
From July 5 - In case you missed it,
Coming July 19 - Worship series "Play Ball!"
Avondale Social TONIGHT!
It's time to have some fun! Let's have a church-wide meeting to fellowship with each other! Join a Zoom gathering at 7 PM this evening.
Meeting ID: 830 7187 5873
Meeting Password: 758498
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Click here to listen to Harry Greyard's voice message about the gathering.
Mission Corner TODAY!
We are inviting all to help support a Roof Above (Urban Ministry and Men's Shelter of Charlotte merged = Roof Above) by providing items from their Wish List. Donations can be taken directly or be dropped-off at Avondale Church Office at these times: Wednesdays - July 1 and 8, between 1:30 and 6 PM.

"These Days" Devotionals are available for pick-up. See dates/times above. Jessica Shanks will be in the office to receive items and give out devotionals.
"These Days" Devotionals are available for pick-up. It can be nice to hold a book! Jessica Shanks will be in the office to give out devotionals and receive items for Roof Above today between 1:30 and 6 PM.
Vacation Bible School
Avondale’s 2020 VBS theme is “Feet that follow: Awesome are YOUR feet! They carry God’s love wherever you go!” It's a free, staycation camp of fun and more July 20-24. Interested? We invite families to sign-up! You will receive a “list of materials needed” the week prior. Please spread the word, the fun is open to all.

See below for more VBS in action!
Registered for VBS2020
VBS Activity Bag drive-through pick-up is on July 16, between 4-6 PM! Everyone who is registered for VBS using the link above, will receive an activity bag that includes lesson plans, activities, craft kits and a daily snack. Thursday, July 16 between 4 and 6 PM you are invited to our fun-filled drive-through at the church to receive your activity bag! We hope to see you there!
Elder Nominations
The form for Congregation members to use to nominate Elders is available here and on our website. Please complete the form electronically or print and drop in the church mailbox. Names are due by Sunday, July 19.
Thank you.
ACC Child
 Ford (Munchkin room) brought grasshoppers and frogs for Show n Share!
Quarterly Contribution Statements will go out late next week!
90+ Birthday List
Our Avondale list - corrected!
Please use this one - and share the birthday joy!
Stewardship & Pledge Update
A recent pledge status report is shared below.
Want to send your Pledge electronically? Go here.
A few Avondale dates
July 8 - Avondale Social on Zoom @7 PM
July 9 - Pick-up a Devotional at the office @1:30-6 PM
July 9 - Drop-off Roof Above Wish List items @1:30-6 PM
July 12 - Sermon series "Lessons from the Wilderness"
July 12 - Session meeting
July 16 - VBS Activity Bag drive-through pick-up @4-6 PM
July 19 - Sermon series "Play Ball!" begins
July 19 - Elder Nomination forms due
July 20-24 - Vacation Bible School
July 21 - Newsletter content due
July 29 - Newsletter published
August 9 - Guest Pastor Caroline East
Member Concerns
If you know of any member concerns or needs, please email Jim or call the church office and leave a message.

Prayer Requests
Beth Cline; Paige Hamilton; Jacqueline Howells; Delia McCloskey; Carl, Dee Dee and Lilly McDonald; Floyd Privette; The Family of Michael Morales; Jeff Strickland; and Merrily Watts.
Members in Action
Pictured here are Fred Wilkerson and Chuck Hendrix. Chuck was teaching Fred how to use a router for a project he is working on. Chuck is also busy making wood projects already for our next Christmas Marketplace! Keeping the faith! See Chuck's beautiful work above.
In case you missed it...
Find these recent updates here.
-Panel Discussion from June and the resources shared
-Sacred Space Update
-Re-Opening Task Force Update
-Nominating Committee Elected
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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
Children's Center: 704-377-6960