Traditional: 8:15AM & 11:00AM | The Current 9:40AM

Sunday Programming & News

Nursery Care

Sundays | 8:15, 9:40 & 11:00 AM

Nursery care is offered for infants through 18 months.


Sundays | 8:15, 9:40 & 11:00 AM

Toddler care is offered for children 18 months to 2 years.

Kidz Church

Children age 3 years – grade 4 gather in classrooms, join together for large group worship in the basement, and finish with small group time. Choose between Kidz Learn & Grow and Kidz Music & Praise both at 9:40 and 11 AM.

Kidz Learn & Grow Preschool

Sundays | 9:40 & 11:00 AM

Children ages 3 to kindergarten meet in classrooms upstairs for bible stories and snacks. Preschool also joins the elementary kids in the basement for large group time.

Kidz Learn & Grow Elementary

Sundays | 9:40 & 11:00 AM

Children 1st through 4th grade meet in the basement for small group time then meet in classrooms for a lesson using Sparkhouse materials that follow the church Lectionary readings. The first Sunday of the month, the elementary kids join the congregation in the Sanctuary and take part in communion.

Kidz Music & Praise

Sundays | 9:40 & 11:00 AM

“Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord” during this fun-filled hour each week. After a worship time with Kidz Learn & Grow classes, children
participate in this high energy class that incorporates music, drama, art & puppets. This class is geared for age 4 – elementary students. 

Club 56

Sundays | 9:40 AM

5th and 6th graders meet in Club 56 Basement Den each week.

Club 56 Fellowship Events

Events include monthly activities and retreats. Click here to find out more!

Kidz Church News

KMP Lenten Musical | Sunday, March 24 at Noon

The Kidz Music & Praise children will be presenting a Lenten Musical, “My Savior Lives”, at 12:00 Noon in the Chapel. They will be telling the stories of Easter. All are Welcome to attend.

Bible Presentation to 3 year old children | Sunday, May 19

3 year old children will be presented with the gift of a Bible. 

VBS Roar | June 17 – 21, 2019

Preparations have begun for VBS and it’s going to get wild! Save the date! Click here to find out more! 

KMP Summer Music Camps | July 15 – 19, 2019

Once again kids will be able to participate in Puppet Camp and Sacred Drama Camp led by Joyce Click. Save the date! Click here to find out more! 

Attention 3rd, 4th & 5th Graders

Be sure to bring your Bible to church each Sunday so you can be learning from your own text. We use the NRSV translation for Kidz Church and Club 56 classes. Parents, if you would like help selecting a Bible for your child, the Children’s Ministry team would be happy to show you some of the great editions we use at St. Mark’s!


Internship Opportunities at St. Mark’s

Attention youth who have completed their sophomore year in high school

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you want to learn more about working in a church setting? The Children’s Ministry department at St. Mark’s UMC in Carmel, IN is excited to announce paid internship opportunities for Summer 2019. Work schedules will be flexible and approximately 15 hours per week during the summer months.

Job Responsibilities: Interns will assist with Children’s Mission Outreach. For example, interns will assist in preparing for Vacation Bible Camp, organize a Club 56 Mission Camp, as well as plan fellowship and service opportunities over the summer for children and our local community.

Qualifications: Intern candidates should be comfortable working in a church setting, caring, compassionate, confident, and enjoy children. To be eligible, youth must have completed their sophomore year in high school.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter explaining why they are interested in a St. Mark’s Internship and a resume with relevant experience to Children’s Ministry Director, Ramie Cooney. Youth are invited to contact Ramie Cooney or Jackie Rowell at (317) 846-4912 with any questions or to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Applications will be reviewed by a committee beginning March 2019 and decisions communicated by April 2019.

Contact Ramie Cooney with any questions about St. Mark’s Children’s Ministry.