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"Therefore welcome one another
as Christ has welcomed you,
for the glory of God.
" Romans 15:17 

Worship Service 10 am Sunday
Service Schedule and Activities

                                Picture courtesy of Nora Howard

Children love the Meeting House!
The members of the congregation greet each other and gather for worship on Sunday morning.

Our Faith and Mission is explained on the About Us and What We Believe pages.

Fellowship Time after the Service

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Annual Blessing of the Animals

Avon Congregational Church
United Church of Christ

6 West Main Street
Avon, Connecticut   06001

Tel: 860-678-0488

The Rev. Martha F. Chenault, Minister


If you need any assistance, please ask one of the ushers or greeters. Visitor name tags are available at the door which will help us to make your first visit comfortable.

Accessibility: The building, sanctuary and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible. There are headphones for worshipers who are hearing impaired and over-size bulletins are available at the rear of the Sanctuary for those who are sight impaired. See more detailed information below.

New members are received periodically (and joyfully). If you are interested in joining our fellowship, contact Pastor Chenault or simply call or email the church office (860-678-0488); secretary@avon-church.org.

What time is church?

Church starts at 10 a.m. Children start in the Sanctuary and then leave for their classes after the Children's Message.

More information about holiday and special services are listed on the Explore ACC page.

Where are you located?

6 West Main Street, Avon 06001. We are located in the center of Avon on the corner of Route 44 (Main Street) and Route 10 (Hopmeadow Street/Simsbury Road) across the street from O'Neill's car dealership. Directions and Map.

Where do I Park?

There are several parking areas around the church. Please consult the Directions & Map.

Can I take Communion?

Communion is open to all who attend services. We celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion on the first Sunday of each month.

Accommodations for children:

Children of all ages are welcome at any worship service.

Our Crib Room/Nursery is open Sunday mornings from 9:45 until after worship for children ages birth to 3 and their parents. An overhead speaker allows adults to follow the worship service while their children relax and play. The nursery is located in the first floor main hallway between the Sanctuary and Parish Center.

Children age 3 through 8th grade come to church with their parents and then leave the service after the children's story. Children's classrooms are located on the first and second floors of the Parish Center. Please feel free to escort your children from the Sanctuary. A church school teacher will be available to assist you  once you leave the Sanctuary.

Is the church handicapped accessible?

Yes! Special attention was given to accessibility when the new Parish Center was built. The bathrooms along the main hall and second floor are easily accessible. There are slight ramps from the main hallway into the Sanctuary accessed from the Main Hallway. Each of the pews at the front of the church have a convertible area for wheelchairs. There is also an elevator to the second story right near the Sanctuary entrance on the Main Hall.

"The Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.  1 Samuel 16:7

What do I wear, etc?

About half the congregation likes to dress up and about half the congregation wears casual clothes to church. It is most important that you feel comfortable no matter what you wear.

The Sanctuary is air conditioned in the summer. ):

"Safe Church." Our church has adopted Safe Church Policies endorsed by the United Church of Christ.

Learn more about the children's and youth programs by looking at the Christian Ed Page.

Where can I hang my coat?

You can find coat racks in the coat room adjacent to the parking lot entrance behind the shops, in the hallway leading from the rear Portico to the Sanctuary, or on the pegs in the entry way from the front steps.

Where are the restrooms?

The restrooms are in the main hallway connecting the Sanctuary and the Parish Center. There is in the upstairs hallway as well.

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