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At Avon Community Church, we believe our purpose is to make disciples who love God, love others and serve others in love.  ​Whether you have always been a follower of Jesus Christ or you are just beginning to investigate His claims for the first time, we want you to know that you are welcome here.




1. Address all who are seeking faith.

2. Offer opportunities to accept salvation in Christ.

3. Disciple believers through Spiritual Maturity.

4. Encourage Disciples to begin Significant Ministry.

Learn more about us by clicking on the links below!

Alvin Helms, a native-born Texan, spent the last 10 years at Carlsbad Community Church in Carlsbad, CA, and began as Lead Pastor at ACC in September of 2019. Alvin, and his wife Melodee have 4 children, and love spending their time hiking, and enjoying time by the water. Alvin has extensive experience leading both teams and entire churches with a grace-based approach to life and ministry.

Alvin Helms

Lead Pastor

(253) 921-1013

Marsha Winter

Administrative Assistant

(320) 356-9001

Ben Horstman

Youth Ministry Director

(218) 849-7441

Tami Goehring

Children's Ministry Director

(320) 293-7345

Mel Rien

Children's Church Director

(763) 354-4346

Rebecca Pierskalla

Adult Christian Education Director

(320) 291-5129

Lynnell Hinnenkamp

Music Ministry Director

(320) 309-3947

Amber Schmiesing

Media Coordinator

(320) 761-6608

"Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much."

James 5:16 NASB

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