EVENTS & ProgrAms  


    Hands for Christ Service Day

    Saturday, April 28, 9:00 – Noon, San Marino Community Church

    Service days are perfect opportunities for families to experience ministry together! This year, we’ll provide family-friendly tasks such as bagging rice and beans, assembling Love Kits, as well as gardening and facility maintenance at our very own SMCC. Hosted by Mission & Outreach, and The Foundation of SMCC, Many hands make light work!

    Register on-line or sign up in the courtyard between Sunday services.

    Women's Retreat

    Saturday, Mary 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Little White Church, Pasadena

    Are you looking for a way to connect with other women? Do you feel the pressure to have the perfect home, family or marriage? Or do you feel overwhelmed by the sorrows or brokenness of this world? Join the women of San Marino Community Church on Saturday, May 12th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., as we take a break from the hectic demands of life to relax with old and new friends. Explore together what it means to accept God’s invitation to “Come As You Are.”

    SMCC's annual Women’s Retreat will feature stories of healing and redemption, tools for “letting go,” time for silent reflection and connection with others, with music from SMCC’s Contemporary Worship Leader, Jenny Jones. We’re offering lunch, fun and a chance to explore how your spiritual life can be expressed through creativity. The cost of $30 per person covers food and materials. Please register by May 7.

    We invite women of every age and stage of life to join us at the Little White Church in Pasadena for this special day. Bring friends, your mother, daughter or a neighbor -- just come as you are!

    Children’s Musical: The Agape League!

    Sunday, April 29, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Fellowship Hall

    Will the League recover their powers? Will the citizens be saved? Will the source of true power – God’s Word – finally be utilized before time runs out?" A treat for ages! Presented by Music & Discovery Children’s Choir, Directed by Elizabeth Kerstein.

    Family Camp Day

    Saturday, June 23, Lacy Park

    Join us for a day of "camping" at our favorite local hang out -- Lacy Park!

    • All-Ages Softball Game

    • Kid's Corner -- story time, games, and crafts!

    • Dinner and snacks provided!

    • S'mores and songs around the campfire

    Registration is free, but a suggested donation of $20 per person or $50 per family is appreciated to help cover costs of dinner, snacks, and supplies.

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    Vacation Bible School, July 30 - August. 3, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Open to Vacation Bible School registration is now open. Sign up your child (4-years old - entering 5th grade) for this week-long exploration of Jesus’ love and teachings with stories, music, fun outdoor games, new arts and crafts, and much more! The week culminates in a Sunday morning celebration, on August 5th.


    Month of Hope for Malawi

    May Sundays, Between Services, Courtyard

    This summer (July 16 - August 2), a group of our own (the “GO” Team) will be serving SMCC’s mission partner, MInistry of Hope, in Malawi, Africa. It is the church’s HOPE to not only raise funds for the special projects planned by the GO Team during their visit, but also to get everyone at home involved! During the month of May, join us on Sundays in the courtyard to learn how you can be part of the “HOME” Team:

    • Look for the Tree of Hope giving tree for needed items for projects including computers, books and infant supplies.
    • Sign up to write a letter to GO Team members while on their journey!
    • Make a donation on behalf of that special woman in your life with a Mother’s Day alternative gift card and bring HOPE to orphaned infants in Malawi.
    • Learn about the upcoming Transformational Journey to Malawi by speaking to GO Team members.
    • Enjoy Fanta (a favorite beverage in Malawi) and Malawi music!