Worship this Sunday, Feb 2
Sermon  “Leadership: How to Be Courageous ”
Scripture - Deuteronomy 31:1 - 8

Save the Date - Service of Installation
for Rev. Jim Ewing
February 23 @2 PM
Childcare offered

 Taiz é Prayer Service Feb 4
...are continuing! Held the First Tuesday of the month at 7 PM in the Sanctuary. Next - Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 7
Avondale Newsletter
Our bi-monthly newsletter is here. Find in this edition:
  • 2020 Called to Serve (Session & Ministries)
  • Birthdays & Anniversaries (Feb & March)
  • Member News
  • Ministry News / Avondale in Action
  • Youth in Action & Peru 2020
  • Coming Soon
READ IT ONLINE NOW or pick-up a copy at the church.
Youth BBQ Sale
Today is last day to Pre-Order!
Order now and pick-up this Sat, Feb 1, 9 AM - 2 PM.
Missed pre-order deadline? Walk-in sales will be available.

Youth Super Bowl Party
Sun, Feb 2 @ 11 AM
New Joyful Noise runs 10 weeks
Know someone home with a small child? Tell them about Joyful Noise! Come journey with your child, helping them learn about the excitement and love of Christ through music, dance, story time, and fellowship. More details
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday Feb 26
You are invited to join Avondale Adventures for
Burning of the Palms @5:30 PM
We will have a
Pancake Dinner @6 PM
Service @7 PM
Sacred Space Art Program
Are you ready to try something new?
Stretch your creativity in 2020?
Jewelry Making –classes begin Feb 10
Jumping into Watercolors –sessions begin Feb 17
Hand-Lettering Italics - sessions begin Mar 28
Glass Mosaic & Wood Tray - sessions begin May 4
Women's Retreat Mar 13-15
Don't miss out on the fun, learning, discussion, and more with fellow Avondalers. Rev. Caroline East is facilitating "Gifts of Encouragement" and Elizabeth Bridges returns to lead music.
NEW! Register and pay online with our new, easy JotForm.
Member Contribution Statements
Member statements went out last week via email and mail (for those who elected mail).
Have you considered the ease of doing Auto-Draft?
Bunco Feb 7 @6:30 PM
This month, it's great, homemade Soup night and our mission is to provide some scholarship monies for the Women's Retreat. Women of all ages are invited to join the fun, wonderful Christian Fellowship, and a very wonderful mission (your $5 to play). Contact Brenda Coble at 980-297-4997 see email button.
Room In The Inn
Sign-up to help on
Sundays. Sign-up LINK
Chair Yoga
Tuesdays @ 10:15 AM
Questions? Email Hampton
A few ACC Dates (not a complete list)
Feb 3 to 14 - Unfundraiser
Feb 17 - Teacher Workday / ACC closed
Apr 3 - ACC Easter Egg Hunt at 3:30 PM
Apr 10 – Good Friday / ACC closed 
Apr 13-17 - Week of the Young Child
Apr 20 - 24 - Staff Appreciation Week
May 15 - ACC Art Walk
May 25 - Memorial Day / ACC closed
Jun 5 - ACC Graduation
picture from ACC Christmas program
The Emorys welcomed their second child. See news below.

The Unfundraiser begins Feb 3
This donation drive by the parent group helps defray costs for needed materials for the center. In the past, the "Unfundraiser" has helped us purchase tablets for all the classrooms, outdoor structures for the playground, etc... 

ACC Care
Always looking for volunteers to help us with our HONEY DO LIST!!  For inquiries, speak with/ contact Merrily Watts.
Person of the Week (1/26)
Patti Oswald
5539 Silchester Ln
Charlotte, NC 28215 
Send a note of loving care!
Stewards of the Week (1/26)
The youth leaders for their
time and energy in
leading the youth on their
winter retreat to Pipestem, WV!
The Emory family, Bryan, Jennilyn and big brother Griffin, welcomed Anna Reese Emory to their family. Their baby girl was born January 11, 2020 at 20 inches and 6lbs 11oz. To send a note of joy: 10329 Balmoral Circle, Charlotte, NC 28210. 
Member News
See all Member news in the January Newsletter.
See Joys & Concerns on page 4.
Find our weekly calendar on our website
Find upcoming dates on the last page of our newsletter.
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