AVONDALE IN WORSHIP
Worship – This Sunday, Mar 8
Reminder! It's Daylight Savings Time this weekend!
Baptism of Grace Bearden Marren - daughter of
Karey and Bradley Marren and grand-daughter of Mary and Chick Martin

Worship – Coming Soon
Apr 5 - Palm Sunday, "Children's Sunday", and Egg Hunt following worship
Apr 26 - Teacher Appreciation
Coming soon – Details for Holy Week and Easter services

Disciples in Action
Mar 4 - Mission Meeting
Mar 8 - Monthly Session Meeting
Mar 21 – Avondale Work Day
AVONDALE IN ACTION
Misc. Announcements
Dinner with Friends - Mar 10 at 6:30 pm at Capishe, 6555 Morrison Blvd. (across from SouthPark, near Wendy's). 
Avondale in SouthPark Magazine – Sacred Garden is a “favorite secret”. Read here.
Newsletter – ministries, please send summaries of recent works by Tues, Mar 17 to Caroline.
ASAP Trip Mar 19 - Those registered, please meet at the church ready to leave at 10:15 AM for the Sea Life Aquarium.
Church Work Day - Mar 21 8 AM to 12 noon
Come help care for our campus and prepare for Easter!
Basketball – league is officially over. 
Thank you to Ziggy, Jessica, Coaches, Parents and all who contributed to a great season!
2019 Annual Report – publication coming soon!
Vacation Bible School – registration opening soon!
ACC Invite for Mar 6
If Avondalers have a 2-5 year old child who would like to come to the children's play "Balloonacy" on Fri, Mar 6... please contact ACC Director Merrily Watts via email or call 704-377-6960 by 10 AM on Thurs. A few more details below.
Women's Retreat
March 13-15
Registration is still open!
Next Steps begins Mar 15
Interested in becoming a part of the Avondale family?
Interested in getting involved in the amazing work Avondale is doing in the community?
Want to know more about the Presbyterian Church?
Take the “Next Step” and join us for
this four-week series beginning March 15, 2020
held at 11:00 AM in the Lounge at Avondale.
Bingo Family Night is Mar 21
5:30 PM on a Saturday at Avondale is where you'll want to be! The Bingo Family Night is shaping up to be a Ball and you'll want to get on board! Calling for food, entertainment, music, trivia, giant floor Bingo for the kids... everyone will get a prize of BIG FUN! 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Contribute to Attic Sale & Bake Sale Mar 22-27
Volunteers needed
The High School Youth are once again holding an Attic Sale Fundraiser to support their 2020 mission to Peru where they will be building a seminary. Find the details about volunteering, the bake sale, contributing to the attic sale and more. Updates and links posted to Attic Sale webpage.
ASAP on Mar 23 
ASAP will meet at 12 noon in the Fellowship Hall. We will have a time of remembrance of Mary Alice Bryson. Our dessert will be her favorite to prepare for ASAP. Our program features Laura Meier as our speaker. She is an Avondale member and a candidate for County Commission District 5. Laura will discuss the role of the Board of County Commissioners, her vision for Mecklenburg County, as well as answer any questions. What an exciting program!
Before ASAP begins, we will fill Easter Eggs for the Palm Sunday Egg Hunt. We need a bag of small, wrapped candies or small toys for the eggs. If you could bring a bag, it would be so appreciated. We will have the eggs. If you can come early on the 23rd, between 11:15 - 11:30 AM, we will fill the eggs.
Youth Attic Sale & Bake Sale Fundraiser Mar 28
The Youth will have an attic and bake sale on Sat, Mar 28 with the proceeds going to support the 2020 Peru trip!
FIND TREASURES: Furniture, Clothing, Appliances, Tools, Books, Toys & lots of GREAT Stuff! AND a Bake Sale!
This Sale is open to all. Please spread the word!
Share, Like, Post away on social media.
Hand-Lettering Italics with Sacred Space Art Mar 28
Register for our next program, sessions begin Mar 28
Participants will explore the basics of the Italic hand of
Calligraphic script. We will learn the script and how to
design a project, as well as produce a rough draft and
transfer that draft to final paper. Come join us for lots
of practice and fun! Instructor: Martha Branden
Women's Tea on Mar 29
The coordinating team of the Presbyterian Women of Avondale (PWA) would like to invite ladies of all ages to our second annual Tea on Sun, Mar 29 in the Fellowship Hall. We will begin immediately following the Worship Service. Fellowship, refreshments, and mission opportunities await you. Put the PWA Tea on your calendar today!
Egg Hunt on Palm Sunday Apr 5
Avondale's egg hunt will be on Palm Sunday - April 5th - following Worship. Babies to 5th grade children will be joyous searching for stuffed eggs on campus. Can you contribute some filled plastic eggs? If so, please drop them by the Church Office before the Easter Egg Hunt!
Avondale in Action
Ministry links:
AVONDALE CHILDREN'S CENTER
ACC Celebrates Dr. Seuss Week
Fun is in store, fun galore...
week of March 2-6
Pajama day, wear a hat, "Wacky Wednesday".... read the schedule here. DETAILS

ACC Hosts Children's Theatre
The touring production of "Balloonacy" for children ages 2-5, will be here Fri, Mar 6!
Egg Hunt at ACC
Fri, Apr 3 @3:30 PM
Pancake Dinner
Think Pinwheels!
Vacation Bible School
July 20-24, 2020
Registration opens soon!

Dance Party!
The Toucans
had a fun party on Valentines.
DISCIPLES IN ACTION
People of the Week (3/1)
The Ramey Family
Warren A. Ramey III
17113 Campbell Farm Rd.
Poolesville, MD 20837
And
Scott Ramey
4612 Baywood Dr.
Lynn Haven, FL 32444
Send a note of loving care!
Stewards of the Week (3/1)
Congregational Life for a
wonderful reception following
Rev. Jim Ewing’s installation!
The Church Triumphant
It is with deep sadness that we share that Ms. Lee A. Weigle joined the Church Triumphant early this morning. Lee, 98 years old, joined Avondale church in 1989. We will share service details once confirmed. 
AVONDALE CALENDAR
Church/Weekly calendar
on our website

List of Ministry dates
shared here
Save the Date:
Daylight Saving Time - March 8
Palm Sunday - Easter Egg Hunt - April 5
Youth Sunday - May 17
Youth Peru Mission Trip - June 20
Vacation Bible School - July 20-24
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