The First Five Years

*All of our classrooms are nut free*

Nursery & Preschool (6 months to 5 years)

Preschool Sunday School Class

In the nursery and preschool room, our priority is to ensure that children feel safe and secure. Trained and loving staff and volunteer caregivers ensure consistent and quality care.

We have a variety of toys and books for the ages served, and we offer activities based on a UUA curriculum, “Chalice Children,” for children starting around 3.5 years old or any toddler who will enjoy the activities.

The nursery opens at 9:45 on Sunday mornings – and 15 minutes before services and classes/events with childcare provided. Please pick up your child(ren) promptly following programming or services, as childcare ends 15 minutes after services/events.

When You Arrive

  • Sign your child(ren) in for that day, including your name (and the name of anyone authorized to pick your child up, including a partner/spouse), and a cell number where you can be reached (keep that cell phone where you can feel it vibrate).
  • Make sure that your child has a name tag and that all of your belongings are labeled.
  • Speak with the caregivers about any allergies or dietary needs.
  • Parents are welcome to stay for a few minutes to help their child(ren) settle in.
  • A parent or guardian must be in the building at all times.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact Leigha Glidwell, our Childcare and Preschool Coordinator, at