Advent Opportunities for Children and Families


Santa Supper

Saturday, December 1 at 5:00 pm
in the Fellowship Hall

Santa is coming to Shady Grove! Families, come have supper with Santa and meet Randy Reindeer, Rudolph’s first cousin!Kids will enjoy crafts and a visit with Santa after supper. No RSVP needed. Santa Supper follows the presentation of the children's musical, Straight Outta Bethlehem, presented at 4:00 pm in the sanctuary.

Children's Musical

Saturday, December 1 at 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 2 at 9:30 and 11:00 am

Over 40 children present a message of hope as told by orphans who reside at the Inn of Bethlehem and witness the birth of the Christ Child.


Baby Shower for Jesus

Sunday, December 16 at 4:00-6:00 pm in Chapel Hall

Children age four through fifth grade are invited to bring a gift for a baby: diapers, wet wipes, baby washcloths, bibs. Wear your pajamas. Bring your sleeping bag and pillow.
We will watch a Christmas movie.

Incredible Christmas Eve Worship

Monday, December 24 at 3:00 and 5:00 pm in the sanctuary

Middle school students illustrate the Christmas story with help from characters based on The Incredibles during two worship services planned with children and families in mind.

For questions about events, please contact Rev. Beanie Kelly, Children’s and Family Ministries at 360-3907, ext. 33 or or Kate Bishop, Children’s and Family Ministries Resource Coordinator, at