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CHILDREN

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Church Nursery

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR NURSERY PLAN

We are delighted that the nursery has reopened for the 10:10 a.m. worship service only.

 

FAQs 

What ages will the nursery serve?
3 months to 3 year olds

What time will the nursery open?

9:50 a.m.

How do I register my child for the nursery?

You will have this option when you register for worship in ChurchLife.

Where is the nursery located?

The baby/crawler nursery is at the end of the wing to the right as you enter the Palmer Building. The toddler/2s/3s are in Room 103 across the hall from them. This is a different location than it was in previously as we are not sharing space with the preschool at this time.

 

My teenager wants to volunteer in the nursery. How do they sign up?

We are not currently utilizing volunteers in the nursery.

What are your COVID Protocols?

We have several safety precautions in place. For more details, please click here to read the nursery plan.

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SMPC Tots

Got young kids? Want to get to know some fellow SMPC parents who are also going through the ups and downs of  the "terrible twos," "three-nagers" and whatever they call four-year old challenges? Let's get together with our little bundles of joy and relax, play and get to know one another better. 

Questions?  Walton and Nick Price

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SMPC Small Fries

The Small Fries meet-up group is for kids around age 4 to 7 and their families. This is a casual gathering to get to know some new folks. 

Questions? Kim Overcash, kim@stovercash.com

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Grandparent Camp

Grandparent camp is for children ages 5+ and their grandparents.

 

If you would like to stand in as a grandparent, or if you'd like to adopt a grandparent for camp, please contact Rebecca Guzman, Director of Spiritual Formation.

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Vacation Bible School

3-year-olds through rising 6th graders.

Parents and Youth 7th grade and up, if you are able to volunteer for the full week, please do!

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Scouting

SMPC is home to some of the strongest Scouting programs in North Carolina. Opportunities are available for young people of all ages, from kindergarten (Daisy Girl Scouts) or 1st grade (Tiger Cub Scouts) to age 18.

 

LEARN MORE HERE 

OPPORTUNITIES  FOR  CHILDREN

TO LEAD WORSHIP

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Acolytes

Acolytes light the candles at the beginning of worship. At the end, they take them out.  Ages 6 and up.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Training is available for new Acolytes.  Interested?  Contact Rebecca Guzman, rebecca@smpchome.org.

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Liturgists

Ages 3rd-12th grades are invited to lead the congregation in the call to worship on the first Sunday of the month and the Prayer of Dedication on the second Sunday of the month.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Interested?  Contact Rebecca Guzman, rebecca@smpchome.org.

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Greeters

Parents who serve as greeters are encouraged to invite their children to greet with them.

Our Greeters are often the first point of contact for those attending our worship services and special events.  Friendly faces are always welcome to serve!  

 

Contact: Kim Dracon, kimdracon@carolina.rr.com

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Music

Zach Bowyer, Director of Music, would love to speak with you and explore opportunities for sharing special talents.

 

Contact him at zach@smpchome.org.

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Ushers

Parents who usher are welcomed and encouraged to mentor their children to usher along with them.

 

In addition, On the last Sunday of the month, youth and children 3rd grade and up are specifically are invited to collect the “Spoon it Up” offering to benefit the men’s shelter.

 

Contact Bob Cushman for more information on Spoon it Up: rtcushman@yahoo.com.

 

To become an usher, contact Ann Whitlock, awhitlock@carolina.rr.com.