Young Christians Class

January 10th - January 31st, 2018

This class is for 3rd-5th grade children who have accepted Jesus as their Savior. It covers: sharing your faith, prayer, daily quiet time, communion and baptism. This class meets in room 8 of Little Avenue.

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Step Up Children's Bible Study

January 10th - February 7th, 2018


This study is the third in a series of four designed to help you go deeper in your relationship with Christ. First Step introduced you to "Knowing Christ"; Next Step helped you begin your journey to "Growing in Christ", and this third booklet - Step Up, will encourage you to 'Step Up' and begin to "Serve Christ". This study is for children in grades 2nd -5th.

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Becoming a Girl of Grace Preteen Bible Study

January 10th - February 28th, 2018

$0 - $15

Moms and daughters will take a closer look at some of the amazing ladies of the Bible and the character traits they model for modern tween girls. The Bible is full of examples of strong females who chose to follow God and pursue faith despite what was happening in their world and cultures. This study is for 5th grade girls AND their moms. {*NOTE-only one book is needed to be shared by mom & daughter, so please only pay $15 one time.....Thanks!}


Women's Bible Study

January 10th - February 14th, 2018


Ruth is a women's Bible study of Ruth's journey of unbearable loss, redeeming love, and divine legacy. The second in the Living Room Series, this 6-week study delves into the virtuous character of Ruth, her unique relationship with her mother-in-law Naomi, and her blossoming love with Boaz.  This class will meet in the Care Room.

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Before We Say "I Do" - Premarital Class

January 16th - March 6th, 2018


Before you say "I Do", attend this premarital class to help you become better equipped to build your marriage past your wedding date. In this class we will discuss communication, Biblical roles, finances, family expectations and more. This 8 week class is for people who are engaged to be married or are thinking about getting engaged to be married or are recently married.

This class requires one registration form to be completed per couple.

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January 16th - May 15th, 2018


ReEngage is a marriage enrichment program.  Marriages in any condition can benefit, whether you are struggling to get along, your marriage is broken or you simply want to grow closer together as a couple.  Space is limited to 35 couples.  This is a 16 week commitment and meets on Tuesday nights.


Seamless - Women's Bible Study

January 17th - March 7th, 2018


Whether you’ve grown up hearing Bible stories or you’re exploring Scripture for the first time, the full story of the Bible can be overwhelming. The 66 books may seem disconnected at first glance. In this study, Angie Smith shows you how the whole Bible, the people, places, and promises — from Genesis through Revelation — connect as one beautiful, seamless thread.

Join us for this 7 week study Starting Wednesday, January 17th from 10:00am - 11:30am in Backstreet Childcare provided

You will receive your book on January 17th when we watch the introduction video.

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Parents Night Out

January 19th, 2018


Enjoy this opportunity for a kid-free night out with your spouse! Register here for childcare, available from 6:30-9:30 pm for children ages birth through fifth grade. Cost is $8 per child and space is limited. Cancellations within 48 hours of the event will not be refunded.

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Group Connect- Ennis

January 24th, 2018

Group Connect is an event for anyone and everyone who wants to be in a Life Group. Wednesday, January 24 at 6:30 PM in the main Auditorium of our Ennis Campus. It’s a FREE event and childcare is available. Dinner will be provided for both adults and children.

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Avenue Moms Spring 2018

January 29th - May 7th, 2018

$5 - $30

Avenue Moms exists to create opportunities for moms to connect, learn from one another and grow closer to Christ. Our spring semester kicks off January 29 from 9:30 – 11:00am in The Venue. Cost is $30 per semester. Childcare is an additional $5 per child.

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Avenue Students Baptism

January 31st, 2018

Avenue Students - register today to take your Next Step through baptism. This will be during the midweek experience in The Venue.

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Parents Night Out

February 2nd, 2018


Enjoy this opportunity for a kid-free night out with your spouse! Register here for childcare, available from 6:30-9:30 pm for children ages birth through fifth grade. Cost is $8 per child and space is limited. Cancellations within 48 hours of the event will not be refunded.

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First Step

February 7th, 2018

Is your child asking questions about what it means to make God the Boss of their life? If so... register them for the First Step class. This class will meet in Room 8 in Little Ave.

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A Weekend Twogether - Marriage Retreat

February 17th - February 18th, 2018


Join us for A Weekend Twogether at the Omni Park West in Dallas. The cost of the weekend includes your room accommodations, lunch on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday and conference materials. One registration form per couple.

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February 23rd - February 25th, 2018


BIG WKND is Avenue Student Ministry's Disciple Now weekend. 6th-12th grade students DO NOT want to miss this experience! They are gone for over 48 hours in a distraction free environment, so that they are able to focus on what God has for them.

The event starts Friday, February 23rd at 6pm, and it ends on Sunday, February 25th at 12:30pm (after the second experience on Sunday).

Our students will be together at the church for our Worship Sessions, and they will stay the night in Host Homes on Friday and Saturday night.

Our theme this year is Start a Party. We will be talking about what it looks like to serve our neighbors!

Registration Opens January 4 - Cost is $55 Feb. 5th - Cost goes to $70 Feb. 19th - Cost goes to $85 Feb. 22nd- Registration Closed

Sibling discounts are available by using the code SIBLING before finalizing registration.

For Avenue Students Scholarship Application, please email traci@theavenuechurch.com.

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Deeper Journeys - Women's Event

March 2nd - March 3rd, 2018

$35 - $50

Ladies don't miss Deeper Journeys March 2-3. Meredith Andrews, with her anointing worship music, will be in concert on Friday night. Our speakers this year will be Jenna Lucado Bishop, Paige Henderson and Kerry Davis Sheer.

All three speakers are lovers of Gods word. Jenna has written several books with her dad Max Lucado . Jenna was a speaker for years with The Revolve Tour. Paige is grounded in Gods word and takes the responsibility of teaching with such purpose and passion. Kerry believes God's word has power to help us persevere and have victory over every circumstance. Kerry has recently walked through having cancer, yet the Joy of the Lord sustained her.

This years event is based on You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free, John 8:32.

Family Camp Weekend

March 9th - March 11th, 2018

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Honduras Mission Trip

March 11th - March 17th, 2018


Partner with 61 Isaiah Ministries by serving a local church youth ministry and making home visits to families in the community. 61 Isaiah Ministries works with a people group called the Lenca in the mountains of Western Honduras. Our vision is to share the hope and love of Jesus Christ, empower the local leadership, and equip them to carry out the Great Commission in Honduras. Through building relationships, 61 Isaiah Ministries is able to share the Gospel, plant churches, make disciples, and participate in areas of community development to reach the Lenca.

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Preteen Camp - Completed 3rd-5th grades

June 11th - June 14th, 2018


PRETEEN Camp will be June 11-14 at Sabine Creek Ranch in Royse City, TX, for COMPLETED 3rd-5th grade students. Activities include: worship, Bible study, the "Blob", the rock wall, and zip lining.

Registration opens January 8th - Cost is $200 - $50 deposit due. Price increases April 16th - Cost is $225. Price increases May 14th - Cost is $250.

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Avenue Student Camp

July 9th - July 14th, 2018


We are going to New Mexico for Student Camp with Student Life!! Yay! The total cost is $400 and that includes camp fees (lodging, food, activities, t-shirt) and transportation. Camp is limited to 180 students. A deposit of $50 will hold your spot. Final payment will be due in May of 2018.

Sibling discounts are available by using the code SIBLING before finalizing registration.

Travel details are TBD.

For Avenue Students Scholarship Application, please email traci@theavenuechurch.com.

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Guatemala Mission Trip

July 21st - July 28th, 2018


The group will partner with Engadi Ministries International by serving in local schools and assisting in construction needs. Engadi Ministries International exists to provide a safe and nurturing environment to boys who have been trapped within the cycles of poverty and violence that characterize Guatemala City’s slums, helping them to achieve their full potential in Christ Jesus.

Holy Land Tour: Walking the Steps of Jesus - Spring 2019

March 14th - March 23rd, 2019


Make plans now to attend our 2019 trip to Israel for a 10 day Biblical tour. The trip will be scheduled for Spring Break and the cost will be about $4,000 per person. In order to make this affordable, please consider the payment plan option for the first time ever. Just $125 a month can help you reach this goal! This experience will forever change the way you experience your Christian walk. Contact Elizabeth at 972-937-5301 or at elizabeth@theavenuechurch.com for more details.