Worship Services

Holy Communion is offered on Sundays at 9:30 AM and on Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, outdoors on the Grace Church campus for a congregation of 50 or less. All are welcome, however registration is required. Virtual services are held on Sundays at 8:15 and 10:45 AM and every weeknight at 8:00 PM. Please visit our Grace@Home page for registration links and to see all the ways we are staying connected to one another, to Grace, and to God!

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422 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
770-536-0126

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Children of Grace

Our Program

We offer two programs for families with children ages 6 months to five years. Our programs operate Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. beginning in late August and running through mid-to-late May.

Mother’s Morning Out

For children ages 6 months to 23 months. Children may attend two days per week.

Preschool

For children ages 2 through 5 years old. Children may attend two, three or five days per week

Curriculum

Children of Grace’s curriculum offers opportunities for learning in a developmentally appropriate environment. Social and emotional development of the child is a major focus. We emphasize self-awareness, cooperative behavior, and self-confidence. Our program offers learning through free play, interactive story-telling, art projects, finger plays, music, snack, outdoor play, manipulatives, and language skills. We know in combination all of these activities work to nurture a love of learning and foster success in education

Children of Grace and our staff continues to see great student progress and effective kindergarten preparation using The Letter People. Let’s begin with the Letter People is a developmentally appropriate Pre-K program emphasizing literacy learning.

Handbook

A detailed overview of our program, administration, and school logistics can be found in the handbook published each summer. Parents of enrolled students for 2020-2021 should print, sign, and return the agreement near the back of the book no later than July 10, 2020. Please contact the office if you have any questions!

Religious Instruction

The school provides chapel time weekly for the Pre-K classes to experience stories from the Bible and prayers. The clergy of Grace Church assist in leading chapel. Holidays are celebrated and the religious significance of holidays is included in the curriculum where appropriate. In addition, each class is taught a mealtime blessing that is used daily at snack and lunch.

Student Activities

Music

Music is offered to all classes (except Pre-Toddler) once a week. Toddlers begin after the first of the calendar year. The children are taught both religious and secular songs as well as play rhythm band instruments. All children from the younger two classes and up participate in the “Christmas and Spring Fling” programs.

Art/Science

Art projects and science experiments are offered to all classes (except Pre-Toddler) once a week. Toddlers begin after the first of the calendar year.

Technology

Computers are availabile to children in the three-year-old and Pre-K classes. This exposes students to basic computer skills while reinforcing the curriculum taught in the classrooms.

Field Trips

Pre-K classes participate in a variety of field trips throughout the year. Children are not allowed to attend field trips without a parent’s consent.

Birthday Parties

Birthdays are an exciting time for children and we welcome and encourage birthday parties. Parties should take place at snack time or after lunch. Please talk with your child’s teacher when scheduling a time for such parties. We encourage parents to donate a book in honor of your child’s special day. This is a great way to continue building our library at COG.

Holiday Parties

Holidays will be celebrated throughout the year and are an integral part of your child’s learning process.

Summer Program

COG offers a summer program for children age 6 months to rising 1st graders each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during June and July. Children enjoy weeks with fun themes and different activities. Enrollment is typically held in March on a first come, first served basis. Please note that the 2020 summer program has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Inclement Weather Policy

COG follows the Hall County school system closing policy for inclement weather. Listen for weather related closings on your radio (WDUN) in the event Gainesville has bad weather.

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