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Avon Congregational Church
United Church of Christ
6 West Main Street
Avon, Connecticut 06001
The Rev. Martha F. Chenault,
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.
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
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
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
There are several parking areas around the church. Please consult the
Directions & Map.
Can I take
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
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
"The Lord sees not
as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance,
but the Lord looks
on the heart.”
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
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