The Avery neighborhood picnic will be Saturday, August 24th from 5:00—7:00 pm at the Avery Elementary School grounds. **Members of Avery Church are asked to please bring a side dish or dessert to share. **Volunteers are needed to set up at the School on Saturday at about 2:00 pm. AND **Volunteers are also needed during the picnic for the following areas: • to serve snow cones • monitor bounce houses • greet at the registration table • direct parking • keep the food area maintained Let Susie Nielsen know if you can help by calling her at 402-214-7210 or emailing her at email@example.com ..
BELLEVUE FOOD PANTRY
Donate food items to the pantry or volunteer to help transport food to the pantry or stock shelves. A shopping cart is located in the narthex where you can drop off your donations.
AVERY COMMUNITY PICNIC
This annual event takes place in late summer. We provide food, games for kids, face painting, and live music. This is a great opportunity to meet our neighbors and to spread God’s love and let folks know about Avery Church.
HISPANIC VBS OUTREACH
This will be our second Vacation Bible School outreach event for the Hispanic community. For info on how you can help, contact Pastor Lope or Susie Neilsen.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Avery teams with other Bellevue churches in supporting Habitat through donations to fund new Habitat homes, and by members volunteering their labor to build the homes. If you love the smell of fresh sawdust and good fellowship, this is for you. Contact Jane Embry at (402) 331-3238.
OPEN DOOR MISSION
Avery members volunteer to serve the dinner meal at the shelter on the fourth Monday of the month. This is a chance to personally serve the homeless in our community.
SAFE HAVEN SHELTER
Safe Haven is the only domestic violence shelter for women and children in the Bellevue area. Avery members hold an annual fundraiser which is used to buy items that are needed for new women and children when the enter the shelter. Volunteers meet as needed to support the need for Safe Haven welcome bags. Interested? Contact Janice Bright.