Worship God with us. Our 9:15 Blended Sunday service includes children's moment, power point and multi media presentations, and prayers, scriptures, and cause for the hope you need.
Also our contemporary service called, The Aveleigh Worship Center gathers Sundays at at 11:30.
Come and find out about the week day evening alternate worship venues.
Aveleigh's Sunday School takes place every Sunday morning at 10:45 a.m. We have classes for ages 3 - 12 and 5 adult Sunday School Classes.
Our Adult Ministries at Aveleigh include: Dinner Groups which meet monthly for spiritual encouragement and fellowship; our Forever Young group which meets the third Wednesday of each month (for either a trip or program); 5th Sunday Luncheons (we meet directly after the service to share a meal and fellowship the 5th Sunday of a month); as well as special church-wide events during the year. You are also invited to Truesdell Hall (gym) on Sundays immediately following the 9:15 a.m. Service (around 10:20 a.m.) for coffee and snacks. This is a great time to fellowship with Aveleigh family and friends.
Our Children's ministry at Aveleigh includes children ages birth - 5th grade. Nursery care (for birth - 3 years) is provided during church services and most church events. Sunday School classes are available for all ages. There are many special activities for children throughout the year including: a weekly Sunday King’s Kid’s program with puppets and singing (for ages 3 - 5th grade & held at 10:30 a.m.); a weekly children's church ministry for children ages 3 - Kindergarten during our 9:15 a.m. service; Catechism class (for 6th & 7th grade); Vacation Bible School; Advent Adventure held during the Advent season; and various other activities.
Aveleigh has a library that includes educational opportunities for all ages. The library includes fiction, non-fiction, DVDs, magazines, devotionals and Bible Study reference books.
Aveleigh has Bible Studies offered Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
The Reverend Dr. Mitchell Van Metre has been pastor and head of staff for our charge since 2006. He is a graduate of Maryville College, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and holds a PhD in pastoral care from the Oklahoma University of bibical studies.
Cindy Long has been Aveleigh’s Director of Christian Education since July 1996. She enjoys working with all age groups. Cindy, and her husband Eddie, also coordinate Newberry Young Life, an outreach ministry for teenagers.
Ginny Holt has been Minister of Music at Aveleigh since May, 2009. She has a Bachelor of Music Degree in Church Music from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and a Master of Music in Pipe Organ Performance from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also an Associate of the American Guild of Organists. She was with SIM and EPC World Outreach from 1997 - 2008, serving as worship director of the International Evangelical Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she was also director of The Motley Singers, an international community choir of about 50 singers and instrumentalists.