Bringing children to worship may not always be easy, but it is an essential part of their growth in Christ. As we
worship with children and they worship with us, we live out the belief that we are a community of faith together.
We embody the belief that we are all children of God and have gifts to bring to God in worship. Children are trained
and encouraged to serve as acolytes, readers, musicians, ushers and communion assistants for worship.
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Quality Nursery Care
We realize that some young children (3 and under) may need to leave worship early or may need child care throughout the worship hour. St. Mark's nursery provides quality care staffed by a trained, experienced providers. We offer a cheerful play area stocked with age-appropriate toys and activities along with nurture in the Christian faith using the Frolic curriculum which introduces our littlest ones to the love of God in Jesus Christ. We also provide a simple, healthy snack. Parents must sign their children in and out.
Following the Pastor's Chat early in the service children ages 3-10 are welcome to attend Children's Church where an age-appropriate lesson and activity on the day's scripture verses is led by capable and caring adult volunteers. The children return to the worship service to join their families for communion. If you are an adult or teen who would like to assist with Children's Church please contact Superintendent, Dianne Toebe at (907)337-0328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.