Aveleigh Church

1211 Calhoun St
Newberry, 29108

Phone: (803) 276-3534 (803) 276-3534


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Aveleigh Church

1211 Calhoun Street Newberry. SC 29108


(803) 276-3534

Welcome to Aveleigh Church

Christmas at Aveleigh

December 24, 6:00 p.m. Candlelight Service


Sunday Decembe 25, 10:30 a.m. Worship Service (No Sunday School)


January 1, 2017:

9:15 a.m. Worship Service

10:45 a.m. Sunday School

11:30 a.m. AWC


January 8th Instillation of Officers

Sunday School 9:30 a.m.

Worship Service 10:30 a.m. meal to follow

Newsletter Deadline


The January/February newsletter deadline is Monday January 2nd at noon. Please have ALL information you wish to appear in this newsletter to the church office on or before this date.


The Contagious Christian Class 2017

will be on Sunday, January 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; all six sessions will be presented in one sitting. Snacks are potluck


ATTENTION: At the Session meeting, it was voted to extend the Sunday morning Fellowship time from after the 9:15 service until 10:40 so that we may continue to grow as a family together. Sunday School will run from 10:45 until 11:30. AWC will begin at 11:30 as usual.


Officers Manual
2016 Officer Training Manual.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [21.2 MB]

Morning Worship

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.

Sunday School

Aveleigh's Sunday School takes place every Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m.  We have classes for ages 3 - 12 and 5 adult Sunday School Classes.

Fellowship Opportunities


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.

Children's Ministries

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. 

Bible Study

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.



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Cindy Long and her husband Eddie

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.

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