Sew Thankful Quilters and Crafters – Fellowship Hall
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am
200th Anniversary Historical Tea featuring “The Victorian Lady”
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm

We will be entertained in the historic Meeting House with unique storytelling and humor. The New York Times calls the “Victorian Lady” a one woman show that informs while the giggles go on!” Visit to find out more about her.

Next we move into Fellowship Hall for our Afternoon Tea with a traditional menu of delicious treats with beverage of hot tea, of course.

Limited seating. Tickets available to the public after November 1st. No one under the age of 10. Open seating or reserve a table of 4, 6 or 8. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Sandy Lytle at

New Member Sunday – Sanctuary
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am

Invitation for New Members – A New Member Orientation Luncheon will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2019, following the worship service. Should God call you to share your gifts in ways that will provide you with deep meaning and lifelong friendships here with us, New Member Sunday and the congregation’s recognition of your choice to join our journey of faith will be held Sunday, November 17, 2019. Please reach out to Pastor Chris or Gail Alvord if you would like a conversation or have questions regarding your interest in becoming a new member of Avon Congregational Church. Indeed, God has a plan for you!

Thanksgiving Baskets – Fellowship Hall
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am

Sign up on November 10 or 17 to bring in items to fill two Thanksgiving baskets for those in need in Avon. The list of items needed will be posted in Fellowship Hall on those dates. Purchased items must be returned to the church by Sunday, November 24 for delivery before Thanksgiving. Questions? Contact Ellen Matos at



Stone Soup – Kitchen
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Steering Circle Meeting – Library
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm
Giving Tree – Fellowship Hall
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am

Giving Thanks Tree – November 24 – Our tree in Fellowship Hall will have gift tags for Gifts of Love, to help make their clients’ Christmas more special. Gifts should be unwrapped and need to be returmed to the church office by Sunday, December 8th. If you have questions, contact Kathy Hine at


A Testimony to Love – Library
Nov 24 @ 11:30 am

A Testimony to Love, After worship service, Sunday November 24th – Have you ever wondered about or known personally the life-changing power of a religious conversion experience? On Nov 24 at 11:30 in the library, church member, Viviana Reich will share such an experience and her life’s transformation in Jesus Christ.  Viviana shares her conversion experience and how she was called to write her book, My Soul is Free. She describes it as “the story of a life controlled by fear yet finally rescued by the sweet love of Jesus.”  Enjoy your coffee and goodies from hospitality and then come upstairs.  There will be time to listen to Viviana and for all of us to ask questions and partake in discussion.  Come and be inspired!



Guiding Eyes – Fellowship Hall
Nov 25 @ 5:30 pm
Service of Gratitude & Thanksgiving (Beginning with soup & bread)
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm

A Service of Gratitude and Thanksgiving, Tuesday, Nov 26

6 pm Delicious Soups and Crusty Bread

7 pm Ecumenical service with area congregations held in our sanctuary