Sunday 8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
nave & online: Zoom
Sunday 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
nave & online: Facebook/website
Tuesday 8:00 p.m. Compline
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. Eucharist
Grace focuses on the spiritual development and formation of adults, youth and children and offers a variety of educational opportunities. Sunday morning classes are currently on summer break.
The Grace Church nave is located at the corner of Washington Street and Boulevard in Gainesville, Georgia.
The parish office, open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, is located at 422 Brenau Avenue. Come to the red door that faces Brenau Avenue and ring the bell for access.
Mailing Address: 422 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
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.
For children ages 6 months to 23 months. Children may attend two days per week.
For children ages 2 through 5 years old. Children may attend two, three or five days per week
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.
You can learn more about our program, administration, and school logistics in the latest issue of our handbook, which is published each summer and sent to enrolled families.
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.
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 projects and science experiments are offered to all classes (except Pre-Toddler) once a week. Toddlers begin after the first of the calendar year.
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.
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.
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.
Holidays will be celebrated throughout the year and are an integral part of your child’s learning process.
Registration for the 2022-2023 academic year began in January for families of currently enrolled students. Openings were made available to the general public on January 27, 2022. Please contact the preschool to inquire about any remaining spots or to be put on a waiting list. There is a $75.00 non-refundable registration fee per child. Children are accepted on a “first-come, first-served” basis within each of the following priority categories:
At registration, children are placed into classrooms using the following age groups as a guideline:
Pre-Toddler: 6 months – 14 months
Toddler: 15 months – 23 months
Younger Two: 2 years – 2 years, 4 months
Middle Two: 2 years, 4 months – 2 years, 8 months
Older Two: 2 years, 8 months – 3 years
Younger Three: 3 years – 3 years, 4 months
Middle Three: 3 years, 4 months – 3 years, 8 months
Older Three: 3 years, 8 months – 4 years
Pre-K: 4 years – 5 years
Tuition is based on the number of days children attend and is paid on a 10-payment schedule. Annual tuition does not include June and July summer sessions.
2 days: $2,090.00/annually (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
3 days: $2,375.00/annually (Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)
4 days: $2,660.00/annually (PreK is Tuesday-Friday)
5 days: $2,945.00/annually (Monday-Friday)