Come! Worship with us Sundays at 9:30 AM.
The Worship Bulletin is sent Sunday mornings and includes the link to our service broadcast. You can also find our service on our "YouTube channel."
Past services and bulletins are shared on our website under eWorship.
This Sunday
Our Scripture is Ephesians 2:1-10
Artwork is "The Empty Tomb" by Cheryl Judd-Magee, Lent 2020

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."

In case you missed it:
Sermon: "Peace with Who You Are"
Scripture: Mark 8: 27 - 38 (CEB)
Holy Week & Easter at Avondale
Find descriptions of the many wonderful offerings at Avondale!
Stations of the Cross, Communion, and much more. Read here.
Find an outline of services and our ministries in action for Holy Week and Easter with links and more.
Good Friday Blood Drive
Give the gift of life! On Good Friday, the day of Christ's crucifixion, Avondale will host a life giving event- a blood bank. The American Red Cross will set up a socially distanced blood donation bank from 10 AM - 2:30 PM in the Family Life Center. You can donate whether you have or have not had the vaccine. Youth ages 16 and up are allowed to donate with parental consent.
Volunteer for the Blood Drive
Can you help check-in donors for an hour or two? If interested, contact Ann Sanders or call the office.  

Avondale Adventures
Guess what opens today? Sign-up for the next Adventure! Find details and registration info on our website. Please help spread the word to friends & family about this great ministry. Registration closes on April 7.
Getting Together to Help Our Neighbors
last Tuesday @4 PM: Mar 30, Apr 27, May 25
Join us for this opportunity to serve our neighbors together! We will gather in the Fellowship Hall with a table for each socially distanced participant and have all the supplies you need. Masks required.
A maximum of 10 people are needed for each session and slots fill fast!
Learn some Sign Language!
Read more about sign-language at Avondale and find the videos on our "aNews" page.
Ten Cents-A-Meal
As of March 9, Avondalers have contributed $2,335 to this program. Giving to this ministry has returned to our 4th Sunday Worship!
SURVEY for Virtual and In-Person Small Group and Worship Gatherings
Please take a moment to complete the survey!
2020 Annual Report
The 2020 Annual Report is our and copies were mailed to those on our list who have elected to receive the newsletter in the mail. This year, we have a new format and focused our report on Avondale's Mission and Outreach. We invite you to read it and celebrate the many wonderful moments of 2020! Link
Our next deposit is 3/30 and deposits will continue biweekly!

Easter Gifts
Information and details coming this Sunday. See your Sunday Worship Bulletin email.
"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.
Jed and Hannah
Dana and Dan
Brielle and Nathan
Avondale Baby Blessing Baskets
We celebrate with great joy and anticipation the arrival of three new babies within Avondale during the months of March and April! Member Care invites you to share in this excitement by signing-up to contribute to a Baby Blessing Basket to be delivered to the families. The sign-up includes diapers, wipes, and their most frequented grocery stores and take-out restaurants.

Items can be dropped-off at the church office on or before April 4! When dropping off, please assign a card or sticky note indicating the family each gift is intended for.
A Thank You Note
"Thank you, Avondale, for your prayers and expressions of sympathy and caring after my mother's passing. Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated."
-Paula Huffines
Remembering Birthdays!
Jed Wilkerson March 17
Henry Stockwell March 18
Barbara Hill March 22
Joe Zuyus March 23
Shirley McDowell March 25
Bryan Emory March 27
Laura McCarthy March 27
Claire Graham March 29
Lynn Wilkerson March 29
Avondale Children's Center
Mar 18 - ACC Board Meeting
Mar 26 - ACC Egg Hunt

Did you know...?
The ACC and the church fall under different rules/ guidelines/governing bodies in relation to COVID-19!
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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