Early Childhood Programs at Foothills

Our early childhood programs meet on Sundays during our 10:30 am church service.

Our programs for young children provide a nurturing and loving spiritual foundation, introducing simple rituals to develop a sense of safety in a supportive community.  Programs are led by and Foothills  staff and caring adult leaders. 

Our PreK – 1st Grade Group 

  • This group provides a spiritually grounding touch point for kids age 3 1/2 – 1st grade, anchored in relationship, fun, and free exploration. 
  • Our early childhood group meets during our 9:30 am Sunday Summer Summer Church services for stories, music, art, active time, and connecting conversations. 
  • This group uses a Montessori based curriculum model called “Spirit Play.” 
  • Our Early Childhood Coordinator, Amber Lamb leads this group – she has extensive experience as a preschool teacher and Unitarian Universalist Religious Educator.

Register your child for our Early Childhood Group HERE

Our Nursery for Infants and Toddlers

  • Our Nursery provides childcare for children 6 weeks to 3 years.
  • Our Nursery is open Sunday mornings from 9:15 am – noon
  • Our childcare staff, trained in CPR and first aide, provide loving care in our bright, sunny nursery.
  • Our experienced childcare staff will text you if your child is crying or needs you. 
  • Childcare is also provided during some church events. Check the event description to request childcare.

Register your child for our Nursery HERE

Resources for Parents

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