Preschool —Mission and Goals

Preschool sign

MISSION STATEMENT

The mis­sion of Mt. Olive Lutheran’s Preschool is to share the mes­sage of Christ’s love with His chil­dren and their fam­i­lies and pro­mote joy­ful learn­ers.

Photo of child and words

Our rela­tion­ship with chil­dren is estab­lished by Christ- “Who­ev­er wel­comes one of these chil­dren in My name wel­comes Me…”  (Mark 9:37)

The ear­ly child­hood program’s pri­ma­ry pur­pose is to extend the Gospel to young chil­dren.  As such, the Preschool is an inte­gral part of the Mt. Olive Luther­an Church congregation’s mis­sion and total min­istry pro­gram.

Par­ents are rec­og­nized as children’s pri­ma­ry teach­ers and are sup­port­ed by Mother, father, son and daughter with a church in the background

the ear­ly child­hood pro­gram in their nur­tur­ing role.  Fam­i­lies are min­is­tered to in the name of Jesus and brought into con­tact with His sav­ing Word.

The mis­sion of the ear­ly child­hood pro­gram, and the Preschool, along with all the oth­er con­gre­ga­tion­al min­istries, is the Great Com­mis­sion; to teach the Gospel to all.  Con­gre­ga­tion and pro­gram lead­ers part­ner with all Mt. Olive Church’s mem­bers to embrace the ear­ly child­hood pro­gram fam­i­lies in our cir­cle of care, liv­ing and speak­ing the sav­ing love of Jesus, so that by the pow­er of the Holy Spir­it the lives of chil­dren and their fam­i­lies are trans­formed.

Preschool Play Learn Grow

 SPECIFIC GOALS

  1. Pro­vide enrich­ing and engag­ing learn­ing expe­ri­ences as a foun­da­tion for future learn­ing.
  2. To devel­op the child in five areas:  spir­i­tu­al, social, emo­tion­al, phys­i­cal and cog­ni­tive.
  3. To nur­ture the child’s feel­ings of self-worth as a loved and accept­ed child of God.
  4. That our staff would exem­pli­fy Chris­t­ian love, pro­vide for indi­vid­ual needs and view each child as a unique gift from God.
  5. To pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties for learn­ing about Jesus Christ as Lord and Sav­ior through class­es, chapel and the learn­ing envi­ron­ment.
  6. Encour­age fam­i­ly bonds and faith tra­di­tions and pro­vide chil­dren and fam­i­lies oppor­tu­ni­ties for Chris­t­ian fel­low­ship.

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