The First Presbyterian Church of Avenel

The Rev. Robert C. Louer, III, Pastor
621 E. Woodbridge Avenue
Avenel, NJ  07001
(Phone) 732-634-1631
(Fax) 732-634-1291

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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.


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
Grades K-12

Oasis Bible Study

Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
at the Manse
All are welcome!

Prayer Gathering

Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
in the Sanctuary 
Let's pray together!

Our Church in the Community

Joann's Food Pantry

Open the last Tuesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

His Hands Clothes Closet

Open the last Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Family Promise

We house and feed temporarily homeless persons 3-4 times a year for 1 week each time.

Tooling Around the Town

We make repairs to homes of seniors, disabled and low-income residents once a year.

Lenten/Easter Season

See our Events Page for detailed information and additional events.

Pancake Supper

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 
5-7 p.m. - Jacob Morgan Hall

Ash Wednesday Service

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 
7:00 p.m.  - Sanctuary

Soup Suppers/Vesper Services

Featuring the Sight & Sound Theater Video of the Story of Ruth

Wednesday Evenings, March 13 thru April 10, 2019 - Jacob Morgan Hall/Chapel - 5:45 p.m.

A Lenten Study for Adults

Featuring Jesus' Final Words from the Cross

Sunday Mornings, March 17 thru April 14, 2019 at 8:45 a.m. in Ken Hunt Lounge

One Hour of Peace

Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel
Music | Scripture | Prayer | Peace

Holy Week

Sunday, April 14, 2019 
thru Sunday, April 21, 2019 

Upcoming Events

See our Events Page for detailed information and additional events.

Annual Deacons Luncheon

Sunday, March 31, 2019 
After Worship Service in Jacob Morgan Hall

Annual Cook-Off/Bake-Off

Sunday, April 7, 2019 
5:00 p.m. in Jacob Morgan Hall

Youth Sunday

Sunday, May 12, 2019
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Vacation Bible School 2019

Monday, July 29 thru Friday, August 2, 2019 
9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

His mercies are new every morning!