From
scriptures ...
We are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works.
-Ephesians 2:10 (NRSV)

Boards

Christian Education Board

Board of Christian Education is responsible for choosing the curriculum for Sunday School classes and approval of the general format of and support of the Christian education programs, including Sunday School, Adult Education, Vacation Bible School, Youth Groups and special projects.  The committee also coordinates special musical Christmas and Children's Day programs with the Choir Director and Sunday School Superintendent.   The committee is responsible for the oversight of the Avon Baptist Church Scholarship Fund.

 

Board of Deacons

The Board of Deacons has the general oversight of the spiritual life of the Church, assisting and aiding the Pastor in the performance of the Pastor's duties.  In cooperation with the Pastor, the Deacons have responsibilities for all worship services, making sure that there are ushers and that the sanctuary is appropriately prepared.

 

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the upkeep and management of all real and personal property of the Church.  

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee recommends to the Church membership an annual budget for the Church.  The committee conducts an annual Every Member Stewardship Canvas to secure pledges adequate funds to support the annual budget.  The Memorial Committee is a sub-committee of the Finance Committee, and oversees gifts given to the Church.

 

Music Committee

The Music Committee plans for musical concerts, hymn sings and programs throughout the year.  They advise and guide the Music Director, Jennifer Hartnett White concerning overall policy relating to the music of the Church.  They oversee the purchase of music, musical supplies and instruments, and are responsible for the maintenance of instruments.  

 

Mission Committee

The Board of Missions has 6 members plus the Benevolence Treasurer and is responsible for creating and maintaining a missionary interest throughout the Church.  One of our mission projects is Birthday Wishes, an organization which provides birthday parties to children in local shelters.  We also donate funds to American for Christ, One Great Hour of Sharing, World Missions, Retired Ministers and Missionaries and many local organizations.

 

Hospitality Committee

This committee is comprised of many people from the church who are responsible for the refreshments served following Church services on Sundays.  Judy Laniewski coordinates the committee.

 

Nursery School

The Purpose of the Avon Nursery School as a ministry of the Avon Baptist Church is to provide our communities with a safe, loving environment in which all children may thrive and excel as they begin their educational journey.  This committee has full responsibility for conducting the business of the Avon Nursery School, including establishing policy and procedures, interviewing and hiring administrators, teachers and other employees.