Ministry and Fellowship for Children
Children are welcome in the nursery through their fourth birthdays. The nursery is open starting at 9 am for Christian formation (Sunday school) and the 10:30 am worship service. There are rooms for infants, younger toddlers, and older toddlers.
Charlotte Smith, who works for a local preschool, has been St. Martin’s nursery director for many years. She screens, trains, and supervises the people who work in our nursery, recruiting from Oglethorpe and other well-recommended local centers. For information, catch her on Sunday morning or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please register your child each year for the nursery and Sunday School.
for 3-year-olds through first graders
Children’s Chapel is for those who are ages 3-7 and is held during the 10:30 am worship service downstairs in Pierce Hall. At the beginning of the service, children in this age group are invited to exit with a children’s chapel leader (with or without a parent) on the left side of the church to sing, pray and hear the Gospel story in Children’s Chapel. The children return at The Peace to share Eucharist with their families.
for rising second graders through fifth graders
Sacred Spaces is for rising 2nd through 5th graders and is held in the Parlor during the 10:30 am service. It focuses on the message that the Gospel of the week holds for them. Children in this age group are invited to exit at the back of the church during the processional hymn and return during The Peace to share the Eucharist with their families.
Children’s Ministry Calendar 2018-2019 - Click here to access
Vacation Bible School: June 2020, Please stay tuned.
Children and Communion
Click here to read a letter to parents from The Rev. Allan Sandlin about considering when children should receive communion.