Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Avenel, New Jersey. Our
church is located in central New Jersey, just a few short miles from
New York City to the northeast and Philadelphia to the southwest.
The First Presbyterian Church of Avenel has been preaching the
gospel of Jesus Christ since 1927.
If you are looking for a place to serve and worship our Lord and
Savior, we encourage you to visit us. We hope that you find our
church warm, friendly and inviting. We also hope that we can serve
you as you grow in your relationship with Jesus Christ.
Browse our site to find new ways to grow personally, enhance your
ministry, or just find out more about what God is doing here at the
First Presbyterian Church of Avenel.
Church News, Information and Events
|The Oasis Bible Study and Discussion Group is out of session at
this time due to the Lenten Soup Suppers and Vesper
Services on Wednesday evenings.
Oasis will resume after the
season on a date to be announced.
- NEWSLETTER DEADLINE
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The deadline for the April 2014 issue of Stream Lines
is Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:00 noon. Remember to
email your articles to Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org
by that time.
- ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
Begins Sunday, March 9, 2014
8:50 - 9:40 a.m. - Choir Room
Study subject: "Hallelujah: The Bible and Handel's
- YOUTH "ITALIAN NIGHT" FUNDRAISER
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Food served until 6:30
p.m. All proceeds
will support the Youth Mission Trip 2014 to Tioga
Center, New York.
- LENTEN SOUP SUPPERS, VESPER SERVICES AND
ADULT EDUCATION DISCUSSION GROUP
Wednesdays, March 12, 19, 26 and April 2, 9, 2014
Soup Suppers begin at 5:45 p.m. in Jacob Morgan Hall,
Vesper Services begin at 6:45 p.m. in the Chapel, and a discussion group follows the Vesper
Services in the Chapel at 7:15 p.m.
- DEACONS LUNCHEON
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Immediately following the morning worship service. Come
meet your deacon and parish members for food, fun and
- ANNUAL BAKE-OFF AND POT LUCK SUPPER
Sunday, April 6, 2014
5:00 p.m. in Jacob Morgan Hall
Bring your baked item to the kitchen no later than 4:45
p.m., completely concealed. You do not have to
bake to enjoy this time of food and fellowship, but
please bring a covered dish to share for the pot-luck
- MAUNDY THURSDAY/TENEBRAE SERVICE
Thursday, April 17, 2014
7:00 p.m. - Sanctuary
Come worship with us at our Tenebrae Service on
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:00
p.m. in the Sanctuary.
- EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE, SUNRISE BREAKFAST
AND EASTER WORSHIP SERVICE
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Sunrise Service at 7:00 a.m. in the Chapel
Sunrise Breakfast immediately following the Sunrise
Easter Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary
- SENIOR DINNER
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Jacob Morgan Hall
Mark your calendars for the Fellowship and Spiritual
Life Committee Senior Dinner for those 65 and over.
- GROUP WORKCAMPS YOUTH MISSION TRIP 2014
July 20-26, 2014
Tioga Center, New York
A workcamp is a big, high-energy mission trip where the
group will work hard repairing homes for people in need
and experience the amazing power of community to
accomplish God's work.
- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2014
July 28 THRU August 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Theme for 2014: Weird Animals: Discover the
Unconditional Love of Jesus!