Ministries & MORE


  • SMCC offers five christmas eve services

    Monday, December 24

    The Christmas ABC’s — 2:00 pm, Fellowship Hall

    Rev. Jessica Vaughan Lower leads this intergenerational, kid-friendly service for all ages, exploring the story of Christmas and singing familiar Christmas carols. Music will be led by Jenny Jones in this joyful and interactive service.

    Children’s Nativity Pageant — 4:00 pm, Sanctuary

    Children of all ages can participate in this family-friendly service. Parents bring your children to church by 3:40 pm for an angel or shepherd costume. Surprises await worshipers of all ages as they see and hear the re-telling of the Christmas story.

    Contemporary Candlelight Service — 6:00 pm, Fellowship Hall

    Join in worship with the Virginia Road band as we light the Christ Candle, sing familiar Christmas carols, and look ahead to Christmas Day with candlelight and Silent Night. Rev. Jessica Vaughan Lower preaches. Childcare available

    Traditional Candlelight Services – 8:00 pm & 10:00 pm, Sanctuary

    Enjoy traditional music sung by the Ensemble at 8:00 pm and the Chancel Choir at 10:00 pm. In both services Rev. O’Grady preaches and the service concludes with candlelight and carols in celebration of Christmas.

    More information about the advent season at SMCC

  • New Members / Inquirer's Class

    Saturday, January 12, 2019, 8:30 am - Noon, CHurch Lounge

    Thinking of joining San Marino Community Church? Or just wanting to learn more? You are welcome to attend this orientation class for those exploring Christian faith and church membership. Topics include Christian basics, Presbyterian tenets, and information about how to become involved and connected at SMCC. This is a great opportunity to become acquainted with Pastor Jeff O'Grady, Senior Associate Pastor, Jan Cook, and other members of the church. Average class size is about 10. We can provide childcare upon request. Those who attend the class and intend to join the church return the following day, Sunday, January 13 to be affirmed and introduced at the 9:00 am Traditional Worship service.

    To attend the next class please register by printing and filling out the New Member Form and returning it to the church office or fill out a New Member Form ON-LINE no later than January 7 2018. Any questions, please contact Peggy Flynn

  • adult spiritual formation: The eight dimensions of wellness

    series Begins Sunday, January 27 10:00 am - noon, Fellowship Hall

    The Wellness Team is excited to introduce a new ministry that focuses on equipping the congregation with practical life tools and applications. The starts with physical well-being with focus on Nutrition, Exercise, and Sleep. Stay tuned for more information.

  • Letters from the courtyard

    Sunday mornings

    Please stop by at the courtyard table and add your name to “Letter from the Courtyard”. The letters are sent to our congregation members and friends who are need of encouragement and a reminder that their church family cares.