621 E. Woodbridge Avenue | Avenel, NJ 07001
(Phone) 732-634-1631 | (Fax) 732-634-1291
Office Hours: Tuesday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Avenel, New Jersey, located in the eastern part of central New Jersey. We have been preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ in Avenel since 1927. If you are looking for a place to worship and serve our Lord and Saviour, we encourage you to visit us. We are a diverse community of ordinary folks with a variety of gifts, talents, vocations and backgrounds, and we are here to help you grow in your relationship with God. Please come join us on this amazing journey.
During this time of uncertainty with Covid and other viruses, we would like to stay connected as the body of Christ. Please enjoy our online services by clicking on the button below. You will hear the Word read and proclaimed, and enjoy some music and time for prayer.
Feel free to enjoy a photo montage of our church campus online by clicking on the button below. It's another way of staying connected with church members and the community during these uncertain times.
We have partnered with the Presbyterian Foundation to provide a way for people to give online. Please click on the button below, create your account and donate. We greatly appreciate your continued giving and support.
Launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun.
Please visit our Vacation Bible School page for registration information and all other information you need to have your children learn of God's love in a fun and rewarding way!
Live Streaming of Worship Services
We are excited to begin live-streaming of our Sunday Morning Worship Services as of Sunday, September 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Just go to our Facebook Page, and click on the Videos tab to watch our live services. We will continue to provide saved online versions of our services, together with the accompanying Sunday Worship Bulletin, on this website. Just click on this Online Worship Page link for everything you need to watch our services at your convenience.
Wednesday Evening Prayer Gathering
The Wednesday evening prayer gathering is in full swing at 8:00 p.m. Feel
free to join our call-in line at the number below to pray about anything
on your mind, or just to pray with others. There's a unique sense of unity
as the Holy Spirit binds us together in prayer. Let's be there to help
lift one another in prayer. Dial (425) 436-6302 then enter code 773724#.
Jeremiah 29:12: "Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me and I will hear you."
Sit and Knit (and Crochet)
SIT AND KNIT (and CROCHET) has returned to Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary’s Choir Room. Bring your projects, a friend, and any patterns you would like to share or may need help with. We can learn new things from each other.
Youth Sunday School
Sunday School for the 2022-2023 season has begun! Pre-School (3
years old before October 31, 2022) through High School. Youth Sunday
School is held in the Sanctuary Choir Room from 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
CLICK HERE to print and fill out the Sunday School Registration Form.
10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary
A Blend of Traditional and Contemporary
Toddler Care Available - Handicap Accessible
Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m.
in the Christian Education Building for Grades K-12.
Currently on Hiatus
Wednesday Evenings at 8:00 p.m.
For our call-in line, dial (425) 436-6302 then enter Code 773724#
We house and feed temporarily homeless persons 3-4 times a year for 1 week each time.