WE ARE CURRENTLY WORSHIPING IN PERSON EVERY SUNDAY AT 10:00 A.M.  PLEASE COME JOIN US.  ALL ARE WELCOME. 

We are also live-streaming our Sunday Morning Worship Services at 10:00 a.m. through our  Facebook Page. 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.

The First Presbyterian Church of Avenel

Pastor: Rev. Dr. Glen Misick
621 E. Woodbridge Avenue  |  Avenel, NJ  07001
(Phone) 732-634-1631  |  (Fax) 732-634-1291
Email:  avenelpres@gmail.com 

Office Hours:  Tuesday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

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Welcome!

We pray that you experience God's grace and favor today.  

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.



For those who cannot attend our in-person worship services, please enjoy our services online by clicking on the button below. You will hear the Word read and proclaimed, and enjoy some music and time for prayer.

Online Worship Page


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.

Online Giving Page


    Church Announcements

    • 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.

    • Thursday Evening Prayer Gathering

      The Thursday evening prayer gathering has resumed beginning Thursday, September 14, 2023 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)

      Our SIT AND KNIT (and CROCHET) group meets on Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary 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.


    Worship/Study/Prayer

    Sunday Worship Service

    10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary
    A Blend of Traditional and Contemporary
    Toddler Care Available - Handicap Accessible


    Youth Sunday School

    Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m.
    in the Christian Education Building for Grades K-12.


    Oasis Bible Study

    Currently on Hiatus


    Prayer Gathering

    Thursday Evenings at 8:00 p.m.
    For our call-in line, dial (425) 436-6302 then enter Code 773724#


    Our Church in the Community

    Joann's Food Pantry

    Open the last Tuesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

    His Hands Clothes Closet

    Open certain Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon 6 times a year.

    A thousand times I failed.  Still Your mercy remains.