children's ministries: Events & Opportunities

At San Marino Community Church we love children! Children are a beloved part of our spiritual community and have a special place in God’s heart. We seek to encourage children to connect to God and one another, making friends, growing in their faith, and discovering their unique role in God’s kingdom!  Sign Up for weekly emails featuring our latest events & gatherings.

  • sign ups for this year's nativity pageant are ongoing!

    Third through sixth graders are invited to participate in leading this year’s IN-PERSON Nativity Pageant on Christmas Eve at 4:00 P.M.! If your child is interested in participating, contact Mrs. Natalie by no later than December 6th. (Children 2nd grade and younger are welcome to participate by dressing as angels and shepherds. Costumes will be available starting at 3:40 P.M. for use the day of the pageant.)


    AT THE SMCCNS CAMPUS | 5:00-8:00 P.M.

    Parents! Enjoy this Christmas season opportunity to get some shopping done, have a date night, or collapse on the couch! Your kids will enjoy a movie, popcorn, and playtime -- all Christmas themed! 

    We encourage children (aged infant - 6th grade) to come in their pajamas! $20/child ($40 max/family)

    To register, please click here

    *Deadline to reserve a space for your child is Saturday, November 28.*

  • american girls & tree climbers Returns September 21!

    Kids grades 1st through 5th are invited to connect in faith and fellowship in this interactive after-school program every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, in upstairs classrooms. Kids arrive afterschool (2:30 and on) for snack and hang-out, and official meeting starts at 3:30.  Pick-up is at 4:45 P.M.

    To sign up, click here


    December 7

  • FRO-YO Fridays with Mrs. Natalie @

    Swirlz soft serve

    Mrs. Natalie would love to connect with your child (3rd-5th grader) for some fro-yo and one-on-one time! I will coordinate a date with parents in advance and send text updates throughout my hour or so with your child. If Fridays aren’t possible for you, let’s see what other weekday might work! Contact Natalie Macmillan

  • children's spiritual formation

    sundays during worship  |  9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.

    Children's Spiritual Formation is an interactive, engaging during Sunday worship. It's at the heart of our ministry. To register please fill out a 2022-2023 Participation Form. (Note: If you are attending for the first time, feel free to pick up a form on Sunday at the information booth.)

    Infants - Kinder: From 8:45 A.M. on, parents can check in their children at the Children’s Welcome Table and then bring them to their appropriate classroom in the Lower Courtyard. Children should be picked up from their classrooms immediately after the service.


    Ist – 5th grade: Parents check in their children at the Children’s Welcome Table and then proceed into worship. From worship, children will be dismissed and escorted to the upstairs classrooms.

    In Traditional: Children, 1st - 5th grades in the upstairs classrooms, will return to worship after the sermon.

    In Contemporary: After the service, children 1st-5th, in the upstairs classrooms, are picked up outside by the Children’s Welcome Table to decrease enclosed space gatherings in the upstairs hallways.


    **All children must wear masks and wash their hands before participating in activities.**

  • Children's Ministry Participation form 2022-2023

    It's that time of year! If you have yet to fill out your students participation forms for the 2022-2023 season, click here to fill out the forms online. We will also be mailing these forms to each family soon if you would prefer to fill them out in hardcopy form. Any questions? Email Mrs. Natalie