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 the service on our YouTube channel.
Past services and bulletins are shared on our website under eWorship.

This Sunday
Sun, May 30
Trinity Sunday
Sermon "The Laborers in the Vineyard"

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..
Sun, May 23
Pentecost & Children's Sunday
Series "Let me tell you a story... "
Sermon: "The Unforgiving Servant" Matthew 18: 21-35

Coming Soon
Taizé Prayer Service - Tues, June 1 @7 PM
Communion - first Sunday of the month
Graduation Sunday - June 13
Next in-person service & with fellowship time following is June 13.
Small Group Worship Gatherings
Did you know that the early church started in small groups? Small group gatherings are forming on the Avondale campus.... think "Worship Watch Party!" Following the service, enjoy a discussion on the scripture and sermon with your small group. Interested to participate? More...
June 13, Congregational Life & More
More details are coming soon for our next in-person service at Avondale. On June 13, we will celebrate graduates, commission our youth and adults going on the Youth Mission Trip and enjoy fellowship after the service. Stay for lemonade, cookies and brownies as we celebrate our youth and graduates. Details and sign-up coming soon.
Share news of your Graduates!
If you have a graduate, please let us know! Here's the form. Sunday, June 13, we will recognize and celebrate them during worship. High school and college...the accomplishments are many. Join Avondale families in celebrating the graduates in their lives.
ASAP Program Returns
Mark your calendar and save the date for the fourth Thursday at 12 noon to gather and lunch with your ASAP friends. The June 24 program will be a time to discuss favorite meals, favorite programs, places we want to go, and missions for the year. We will meet in the FLC. Callers will call to remind and get reservations. Please remember to bring your pop tabs!
Coming dates: June 24, July 22, Aug 26
Mission with Roof Above
Welcome Home Kits
A new home kit to help someone after experiencing long-term homelessness.
More with Roof Above
Staff meal of gratitude coming in the future
Lunches for Neighbors
providing meals continues for those who are working, yet homeless / sign-up
Avondale Calendar
23- Pentecost and Children’s Sunday
23- Outdoor Worship Service
25- Lunches for Roof Above @4M
26- Avondale Adventures ends
27- Meetings - Re-opening Task Force & Finance Ministry committee
30- Trinity Sunday
31- Memorial Day; Office Closed
1- Taizé Prayer Service
4 - ACC Graduation
9- Graduate information due
13- Graduation Sunday
13- Commission for the Youth Trip
13- Worship Service in-person
13- Session monthly meeting
14- ACE Summer Camp begins
17-31- Youth Summer Mission Trip
24- ASAP Program
20- Guest Pastor
27- Guest Pastor
29- Lunches for Roof Above
6- Taizé Prayer Service
11- Session monthly meeting
17-31- Welcome Home Kits drop-off
20- Newsletter info due
22- ASAP Program
26-30- Vacation Bible School
Can you volunteer?
Graduate Sunday Greeter
Volunteers are needed on June 13 to welcome worshipers and assist with seating on June 13. Please contact Paula Huffines for more information and to sign-up. Email Paula.
Office Coverage
Please contact Jessica if interested to help cover the office June 17-July 1, during the Youth Mission Trip.
Vacation Bible School
Please contact Jessica if interested in helping with VBS July 26-30 (new dates).
Vacation Bible School
July 26-3, 2021
Theme: "Wonder World Fun Fest!
Amazed by our Extraordinary Savior"
Updates will be shared on our VBS page.
Youth Mission Trip
Their Pacific Northwest trip provides an opportunity for growth through service and adventure. They’ll immerse themselves in a culture other than their own via Mending Wings and enjoy adventure with sea kayaking and more.
Finance & Stewardship
Stewardship 2021-22
Grace and Peace, from
The Stewardship Committee
Offering Plate
There are multiple ways to contribute on Sundays or give toward your pledge: via our website; send a check; gifts of stock; a one-time or recurring gift.
Ten Cents-A-Meal
$3,587 has been collected as of May 11. This ministry works to reduce hunger and relieve suffering in/near Charlotte.
Staff News
Jacqueline Howells has accepted a full-time position with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. We are grateful for her countless contributions over the last three years. She will be missed. Please wish Jacqueline well in her future endeavors. Her last day at the church will be May 31.
We are Hiring
Please feel free to share these job opportunities!

Member News
Rosalie Flynn Wright was born to parents Aaron and Carolyn Wright. Read more
Ginny Katherine Pease (pictured) was born to parents Sarah-Kate and Joe Pease and grandparents John and Cheryl Judd Magee. Read more
With a heavy heart, we share news of Claire Graham. Obituary
Ginny Katherine Pease Magee grandbaby
Member (in the) News
The Barron sisters, Libby and Sophie, are helping redirect take-out containers destined for the landfill into materials that can be used again! Find out more about their work featured on WCNC, "Charlotte sisters team up with nonprofit to recycle plastic to-go containers."
Want to recycle your own take-out containers?
See the article for drop-off sites.
Birthdays & ASAP
Want to make it a special day for ASAP members having a birthday? Send them a card, email or call them!
  • May 29 - Betty Chambers
  • May 30 - Betty Boyd
  • May 30 - Rick Parler
All Congregation birthdays
Member Concerns: If you know of any needs, please email Jim.
Member Directory: For the password, email Caroline.
Avondale Children's Center
New ACC Chef
Meet Dwayne Howard!
June 4 - ACC Graduation
in the Sacred Garden
Benefiting ACC
Your every day purchases can benefit the children's center.
Amazon Smile - .05% of your Amazon purchase goes to ACC. Our unique charity link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/56-0649274
Harris Teeter - Link your e-Vic card to Avondale Children’s Center! Go to Together in Education then login to your account then link!
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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