Please pardon the mess around the outside of the church building
as we are having some landscaping work done.


Pick up a communion packet & ziplock bag from the tall tables in the auditorium or from the information centers in the main hallways before worship service begins.
Congratulations to Shiloh Cooksey (granddaughter of Jerry & Jeanie Gregory) who will graduate from Oklahoma Christian University with a degree in graphic arts on May 7.
Thank You

I want to thank my church family for all the cards, prayers, and calls during this year of my health issues. My spirit would have gotten awfully down without your support. My doctor says I should be fine now. It will just take time. Thank you again!  Carol McClure
Ladies Supper
Ladies, join us in the atrium on Wednesday, May 19 at 6 PM for fellowship, information on upcoming events, and opportunities to serve.  Bring a finger food to share.
Christian Theatre Worship— July 19-25
CTW registration is underway. The cost is $50 per person. Register on the App, on the QR code, or at
Mobile Food Pantry
The mobile Food Bank will be in the church parking lot on Monday, May 10 at 10 AM.
Bridal Shower

Join us for a Bridal Shower to honor Shiloh Cooksey & Will Davis on Sunday, May 9 from 1:30-3:00 PM in the atrium. They are registered at Target and Anthropologie. Shiloh is the granddaughter of Jerry & Jeanie Gregory.
Needs of Children’s Homes
We are collecting items for the following children’s homes. Please place your items on the cart in the atrium for both needs.

Lubbock Children’s Home
Size 4 Disposable Diapers - Deadline: May 25

 CASA de la Esperanza, Mexico
 Toothpaste, Laundry Detergent, Shampoo - Deadline: June 27

Youth Ministry

  • May 2: Park Avenue youth will meet in the Gym from 5:30-7:30PM. Dinner will be provided! Hope you will come join us!
  • May 19: Our interns Sophie Balentine and Lauran Brady will be arriving!
  • May 30: We are tentatively scheduling our 7th Grade welcome! This is for all incoming 7th graders and current 7th graders since we did not get to have one last year because of Covid! 5:30-8:00PM.
  • Senior Sunday, May 16:  We will have a church wide banquet in the Family Life Center after worship to honor our graduates. Scan the QR code and click Senior Sunday Banquet to let us know how  many people in your family will be attending. 
  • Updated Senior List:  Please note  that we have one addition to our graduate list—Timothy Cobble, Avery Encalade, Skyler Levacy, Josh Hysmith, Ashlyn Karguth, and Hailey Giest.
  • Camp OC Registrations: Register online under youth ministry: Zenith (High School) June 20-25, Cornerstone (Middle School) June 27-July 1.
  • Youth Mission Trip to Boles Children’s Home, June 6-12: Register online under youth ministry.
Parents we want your students to come to camp and mission trip with us this summer. Please do not let funds be a reason they can’t come. If you need a scholarship please talk to Tyler.

Mike Hardy, Mike Morgan, Peggy Clark, Linda Bell, Roy Galyon, Garland Nevil, Bob Tollison
Ongoing Needs
Larry Long, Jim & Jane Scroggins, Kimberly Pendergrass, Corky Armstrong, Dewey Martin, Ken Washburn, Bob Corley, Sandra Aynes, Terry Waggoner, Lisa Cobble, Bobby & Peggy Slaughter, Sandra Thomas, Gene Stogner, James Hawk, Debbie Hawk, Nancy Richards, Carol McClure, Kaile Williams (Norris)
Ray & Marsha Jones, Chris Keene, JD Huffman
Hammer & Dela Afakule (Togo), Mario “Pepe” Torre (Monterrey, Mexico), Jimenez family (Cartagena, Colombia)
Friends of Park Avenue
Jason Morgan (son of Mike & Patti Morgan), Rebekah Taylor (great niece of the Russells), Becky Sanchez (wife of Gil Sanchez,  Director of orphanage in Mexico), Kathy Hill (friend of Chris & Candsis Slaughter)

Good morning and welcome to our worship. This morning I will continue the sermon series, Insights from the Inner Circle, looking at the apostle John’s first letter and, in particular, look at his words in 2:2-11.
Please note the many opportunities available to deepen our knowledge of God and to allow him to work through us.
National Day of Prayer
This year’s National Day of Prayer will be held May 6, 2021.  The traditional larger gathering that has taken place in Denison in recent years will be replaced by three smaller gatherings The Ministerial Alliance of Denison is encouraging citizens to join for prayer at one of three locations on May 6, from noon until 1pm.  The gatherings at Mt. Olive and Parkside will be indoor gatherings with social distancing in place and masks preferred.  The gathering at Park Avenue will be an outdoor gathering in their prayer garden where masks are optional.

Sunday Schedule
Adult Bible Class - 9AM Atrium

Worship - 10:00 AM

Children Dismissed to Bible Classes at - 10:45-11:30AM
2 & 3 Year Olds—Nursery Area
Pre K-6th Grade—Family Life Center

Youth Group Activities - 5:30-7:30PM

 Discipleship Making Communities (DMC’s)
Meet at various times and locations. Contact Lantz Howard for more information.

 Park Avenue Church of Christ
3000 S. Park Avenue,
Denison, TX 75020