sunday SCHOOL, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

At San Marino Community Church we love children! On Sundays, and everyday, we seek to provide high quality care and to encourage children in their faith. We nurture a love for God's Word and a delight in worship. Interactive, engaging Sunday school classes are at the heart of our ministry. Ages Kindergarten-5th Grade will attend worship with their parents then are dismissed to Sunday School. To register please fill out a 2016/2107 Participation Form.  (Note: If you are attending for the first time, feel free to pick up a form on Sunday at the information booth.)


Drop-Off 9:00 am in the Lower Courtyard where ages 3 to 5 years learn the stories of their faith through interactive storytelling

After "Time with Children" in the Traditional 9:00 am worship service, kids are released to the following locations:

  • Kindergartners meet upstairs at the Boardwalk (aka Art Room) where they learn Bible stories through multi sensory activities
  • 1st & 2nd Graders meet in the Treehouse where they learn scripture through Godly Play and theme-related activities
  • 3rd Graders meet in the Headquarters (aka Adult Ed Room) where they will dig into their very own Bible and notebook
  • 4th & 5th Graders meet in the Clubhouse (aka Club 45) where they will challenge themselves with the meaning of faith in and out of church

Childcare available @ 7:30 am - Noon in the Lower Courtyard

Infant-18 months are cared for by our loving and dedicated nursery staff.Toddlers up to 3-years-old enjoy interactive nursery childcare, learning about their faith through song and story.  It is here that we begin to live our our baptismal promises to these infants to raise them in the faith.

Special Children's Program Sundays, 10:00 am - Noon

A special children’s program for all ages is also offered in the Lower Courtyard during Fellowship Time and adult classes.



May 13, Saturday: Hands for Christ Service Day, register online or in courtyard

June 24-25, Sat-Sun: Backyard Family Camp @ Lacy Park

July 19, Wednesday: Color Fun Day, South Lawn

July 31 - August 4, Mon-Fri: VBS Makers Fun Factory

August 20, SUnday: Movie Afternoon @ Fellowship Hall

September 13, Wednesday: Music and Discovery Kick-Off

September 20, Wednesday: American Girls and Tree Climbers Kick-Off

  • Family Camp!

    Saturday & Sunday, June 24-25

    Bring your own camping gear and stay with us overnight, or come for dinner, evening activities, songs and stories around the campfire. (Tickets include 2 meals and snacks; Day Pass includes Saturday dinner and snacks only.) Stay or rejoin us the next morning for our 9:00 am Worship Service in Lacy Park; all are welcome, invite your friends to meet you there for this special service! Register Now

  • VBS 2017!

    July 31 - August 4, 9:00 - Noon

    Vacation Bible School is coming soon and space is limited. Register your child for a week-long exploration of Jesus’ love and teachings, for children 4 years old - entering 5th grade. The week culminates in a Sunday morning celebration, August 6th. Register Now


    Seasonally, Sundays

    Invite friends and neighbors to see faith-inspiring theatrical-release movies. Pre-movie fun relating to the theme is always a highlight as is the opportunity for family discussions. Previous films: The Good Dinosaur, Inside Out, and The Lego Movie. 

  • BecomING an acolyte

    Once a month in the 9:00 am traditional Worship Service

    Fourth and Fifth graders serve as acolytes assisting once a month in the 9:00 am Sunday worship service as candle lighters in the Sanctuary. All interested children are encouraged to sign up. This is a great opportunity for your child to be a leader in their faith community and to begin to discover how they are called and gifted for Christian service. Contact Bong Bringas

  • third grade bibles

    Sunday, SEPTEMBER , 2017

    Third Graders mark their spiritual growth as they receive personalized Bibles in September and throughout the year our teachers give them an overview of age-appropriate scripture. All classes conclude at 10:00 am at which time parents are asked to pick up their children from their designated classroom.  Contact Family Ministries

  • Tree climbers

    1st & 3rd Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm

    3rd, 4th, 5th grade boys meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00 pm at the Boardwalk (formerly the Art Room). This age group create their own adventures and develop an their interest in the Creator and their own spirituality. This age group might think a little differently about competition, making friends, grief, making time for church, what to say when your tongue tied, how to stand up for onesself.Let's go on an adventure and climb higher!   Contact Family Ministries

  • American girls

    1st & 3rd Wednesdays 4:15-6:00pm Upstairs Classrooms

    American Girls is an experience for 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade girls, meeting the first and third Wednesday of the month in the Treehouse. It's just girls getting together to have fun while doing some arts and crafts, and talking about things we all

    have in commo.n Church going American girls might think a little differently about jealousy, making friends, our feelings, and the challenges of being a girl. Because we know God loves us, we face these challenges in a healthy way!  Contact Family Ministries

  • Music & Discovery  

    Wednesdays, 2:15 pm to 4:15 PM, Upstairs Class Rooms

    Music & Discovery is a spiritually-based choral music & creative arts ministry for ages PreK thru 5th grade, held during the school year.  Children will learn fundamentals of singing and music; have regular art and discovery portion, enjoy snack and getting to know one another. Participants sing in worship throughout the year and present faith-based musicals.  Semester fees apply. Contact Elizabeth Kerstein, Director. 

    2017 /2018  Enrollment Info

    M&D Calendar

  • SMCC Nursery School

    Go to SMCC Nursery School Website or Contact Jane Walker, Director

  • Christmas Eve nativity pageant

    Saturday, December 24th, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    At the 4:00 pm Nativity Pageant/Christmas Eve Service, kids Pre-School age and older can participate in telling the story of Christmas. During the month of December 5th grade children are cast and rehearse for the re-enactment of Jesus' birth. Younger kids can play the part of angels and shepherds with no prior rehearsal. Participants go to the Multipurpose Room upstairs at 3:30 on December 24th to receive costumes and instructions prior to service. For more information please Contact Family Ministries