Reaching out with Christ’s love to serve and grow through early childhood education.       

About our Preschool...

Our Philosophy

 

The purpose of St. Paul Lutheran Preschool is to reach out with Christ's love to serve children and their families.

 

With this in mind, we further define our purpose as educating children and families through the love and teaching of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. We are committed to Christian Education by providing all the essentials to those we reach in order to train the whole child. We do this by identifying the spiritual, social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs with the use of age appropriate learning and interactive play.

 

The philosophy is based on God's promise given to us in Proverbs 22:6, "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it."

Preschool classes can be a child's first step into the world of education.

At St. Paul Early Childhood Ministry we learn:

  • About the Bible

  • How to interact with others

  • Conflict management

  • Beginning literacy

  • Number sense

  • Fine motor skills

  • And so much more!

Class Offerings... Classes run mid-August to May

Little Lambs - children ages 3 - 4 years old

Tuesdays & Thursdays

8:10 - 11:00  AM

Little Doves - children ages 4 - 5 years old

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

8:10- 11:00 AM

          or

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

12:20 - 3:05 PM

Registration

 

Information about our program and costs can be found in the brochure located below.

 

For additional information, please contact the Early Childhood Ministry Director Christine Behmlander  

Phone: (812) 376-6504 

Email: director@stpaulcolumbus.org

 

Our program uses the Indiana District Early Childhood Curriculum. The standards found in this curriculum lines up with the Indiana State Standards and includes religious instruction from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Classes meet for 3 hours. We are proud to offer special opportunities for students like:

  • Minds in Motion

  • Music classes

  • STEM enrichment (called STREAM for the inclusion of religion and art)

  • Extended Care

STREAM Enrichment

(also includes Religion and Art)

Available to Little Doves Students

Wednesdays 12:20 - 3:05 PM

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*Please Note: All children must be toilet trained before the beginning of the school year.  

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
6045 East State Street
Columbus, Indiana 47201
(812) 376-6504