CONGREGATIONAL MEETING – DECEMBER 4

Instead of one Congregational Meeting, the Session is now calling two. The first will be on December 4, at 10:15 AM in Fellowship Hall (immediately following the 9:45 AM Fellowship Brunch), for the purpose of changing the call of Blake Harris from Assistant Pastor to Associate Pastor and also to hea… Read More

ON THE ROAD TO BETHLEHEM FAMILY DEVOTIONALS

On the Road to Bethlehem is a weekly Advent family devotional created by AVPC members. Copies are available in the Parlor and Welcome Center. You can also find a link to the devotional HERE.

PASTORAL TRANSITION FAQ DOCUMENT 

Curious to know what the latest news is from our Pastoral Transition Committee? If so, we encourage you to check out the FAQ document which can be found in the parlor and in the Welcome Center. There will also be informational meetings regarding the pastoral transition during the Sunday School hour… Read More

HANGING OF THE GREEN

Thank you to all the volunteers who participated in the Hanging of the Green this week. The building and grounds look beautiful!

GENERAL FUND BUDGET

Hard copies of the Proposed 2023 General Fund Budget are available for your review.

These can be found in the Parlor and Welcome Center. Electronic copy can be found HERE.

ALTADENA PARK WORKDAY

Grab your shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, work gloves and any other tools that might be useful and join us for our next Altadena Park workday, Saturday, November 12, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

THANKSGIVING BOXES

Thanksgiving will be here soon and this year we would like to provide 7 families with a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. Please CLICK HERE for the shopping list and choose an item to contribute. All items must be brought to the church by Sunday, November 13. Collection bins are in the Parlor a… Read More

WINTER COATS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Our new missionary, Stephen Merwin at UAB, has asked AVPC to donate any available hand-me-down coats for his student outreach. Often these young adults are arriving from tropical countries, unprepared for winter in Birmingham. From now through Nov.13th, you can place your coats into the marked… Read More

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

AVPC is hiring two nursery workers specifically for Wednesday morning Bible study from 8:45 AM-11:15 AM. If you are interested or know of someone who might be, please contact Catie Lumpkin at catie@avpc.org. This is an excellent opportunity for a homeschooling teen.

CHRISTMAS SHOEBOXES

Christmas is right around the corner and AVPC is partnering with Sacred Road Ministries to provide 50 shoebox gifts for them to distribute to needy families. Christmas Shoeboxes can be used as a ministry tool to remind the kids of God’s love and faithfulness for us. Please pray about your ability an… Read More

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Our annual Lessons and Carols Service, featuring the AVPC Chancel Choir, Orchestra, Bell Choir, Preschool Praisers, and other AVPC musicians, will be on Sunday, December 11, at 6:00 PM. More information to come.

ATTENTION NURSING MOMS

We are re-establishing the Library (located off the Parlor) as our Nursing Room. Feel free to close the door and listen to the service through the in-room speaker. Also, remember our Conference Room and Welcome Center are available for parents and kids who suffer with the wiggles, to still hear the… Read More

SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP MEALS

Our Sunday night Church-wide Fellowship Meals now feature a Dessert Potluck at every meal - provided by you! Dust off your favorite recipe or bring store bought goodies - enough to share with 8-10 people. 

PSALM 119 VOLUME 1 ALBUM

AVPC family members, Michael Bobo and Zach Snow have just completed their album, Psalm 119 Volume 1, which is a collection of 11 songs from Psalm 119. This album has been several years in the making and they are very excited to share it with AVPC. If you’d like to access the album you can click… Read More

ENGAGING DISABILITY

Did you know our church has a newly-formed team that exists to serve and support families impacted by disability? This group hosts a monthly Parent/Caregiver Support Group on the first Tuesday evenings of each month. For more details on this meeting or other channels of support, contact Nicole Colli… Read More

URBAN HOPE BENEVOLENCE

AVPC family, we have a chance to join our brothers and sisters at Urban Hope Community Church in Fairfield as they grieve the loss of one of their members. Ced Mahaffey, one of their members (and the first to be married in their new facilities) was murdered recently. He is survived by his wife, Sant… Read More