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 social-distancing, 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.
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 the Online Worship Page section below for everything you need to watch our services at your convenience.
Thursday Evening Prayer Gathering
The Thursday evening prayer gathering resumes on Thursday, September 22,
2022 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."
Masks Required for In-Person Worship Services
Beginning on Sunday, December 5, 2021, everyone attending in-person worship will be required to wear a mask while moving around in the sanctuary. Once you are seated and socially distanced, you may remove your mask. This is being done because of the increasing covid numbers.
CONGREGATION MEETING BY ORDER OF THE SESSION OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF AVENEL, NEW JERSEY, A CONGREGATION MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2022, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE WORSHIP SERVICE. THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS TO DISCUSS THE MANSE.
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.
On Saturday, September 24 and Saturday, October 29, 2002, Wrestling-N-WRecovery will be doing wrestling events in our gym. This organization is a fun family event for all recovering addicts. They will have vendors, food, and all types of addiction literature. All are invited! For ticket information, please email: Wrestlingnwrecovery@yahoo.com. Any other questions, please see Carolyn Stevenson.
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. Virtual Sunday School can be found on our Facebook Page.
Currently on Hiatus
Thursday 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.