New Members
Please welcome Karissa Nicholson and Ralene Lewis to our church membership.

Thank You
Thank you for the cards, phone calls, and delicious food we received during our recent  medical issues. A special thank you to our driver who took us to Dallas for Dave’s follow up surgery appointment.  We both are so very appreciative of the love shown to us.  We look forward to rejoining you all on Sunday mornings.  Much love,  Dave  &  Che Che Smith
Lydia’s Ladies Class
This coming Wednesday, the ladies class that meets on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. in Room C, will begin a new 14 week video and discussion study by Priscilla Shirer called, Discerning the Voice of God. 
Youth Ministry
  • October 14th-15th: Fall Retreat is this weekend!
Rise Up Men’s Conference
Today, registration opens for the Rise Up Men’s Conference on Friday, December 1st! This year, Rise Up will be a one-night only event, featuring Chris Seidman, lead minister of the Branch Church in Farmer’s Branch.  We are looking forward to the challenge he will bring to Stand Firm, Hold Fast and Rise Up as men of God.  Register before this Wednesday the 18th to get a free t-shirt included in your registration.  Register at or on the app or QR code.  Sign up today and get ready to Rise Up!
Two Weeks Until Trunk ‘n Treat!
Trunk ‘n Treat is coming up on Sunday, October 29 from 5-7 p.m.  We are expecting a great turnout from the community and want to be prepared with plenty of candy!  Candy donations are being collected in the bins in the lobbies.  We need a few more trunks volunteered! Sign up and find details at
Gifting Tree for the Catteaus
When Todd and Henriann get back from Thailand with Purich, we want to shower them with notes of encouragement and prayer! Pick up a card and envelope in the Atrium to hang onto the tree.  Gift cards from Walmart, Amazon, Target or Old Navy are appreciated but not expected. 
Fortify Family Retreat
All families are invited to come have a fun weekend with your Park Avenue families at Fortify Family Retreat! Enjoy family worship time, s’mores, devotionals, family walk and talk, and parent rap sessions at a beautiful camp on Lake Texoma.  This year, Fortify will be November 4-5, from 10AM Saturday afternoon. The costs is $5 per person or $20 per family.  You can register online at
Elementary Christmas Play
To celebrate the birth of Jesus this Christmas season, the elementary grades (1-6) will present a small 30 minute production called T’was the Night Before Christmas on Wednesday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m.  Rehearsals will be the 3 Wednesdays prior to the performance.  Register online at  The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 1. Register online at
Park Avenue Wednesday Supper
Join us this Wednesday for our PAWS meal at 5:15PM. We will be having Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Veggie Burgers, Salad, Chips & Dessert.  The meal will be prepared by Amyee McAlister and her team.
Prayer Requests
Prayer List—Peggy Parkey, Linda Martindale, Patrick  Mullins, Daisy Miller, Dave & Che Che Smith, Joyce Henshaw, Jannie Bellows, Neal Odom, Tina Harvey

Ongoing Needs—Chris Reinsch, Shawn Landrum, Corky Armstrong, Judy Odom, Sandra Aynes, Bobby & Peggy  Slaughter, Jim Scroggins, Roy Galyon, Steve Black, Keith House, Tommy Todd, Kay Skelton

Homebound—Dewey & Joyce Martin

Expectant Mothers—Alissa Cope, Breanna Menifee

MissionsHammer & Dela Afakule (Togo), Mario “Pepe”  Torre (Monterrey, Mexico), Jimenez family (Cartagena, Colombia), Cristian & Ana Corrales (Bucaramanga, Colombia), Jhon & Deisy Gonzalez (Bogata, Colombia), Adrian & Gabriela Galvan (Paraiso, Monterrey)

Friends of Park Avenue—Rebekah Taylor (great niece of the Russell’s), Becky Sanchez (wife of Gil Sanchez, Director of orphanage in Mexico), Greg Oliver (father of Karee Earnhart), Ray & Marsha Jones (former members), Sarah Thompson (daughter of Judy Black), Penny White (daughter of Bob & Bonnie White)

Please notify the church office at for updates.
 Sunday Schedule
Adult Bible Class
9AM Room D
10:00 AM
Children Dismissed to Bible Classes at
0 - 3 Year Olds—Nursery Area
Pre K-6th Grade—Family Life Center
Youth Group Activities
Discipleship Making Communities (DMC’s)
Meet at various times and locations.