6:00 AM to
Monday - Friday
Grow in Peace was created by the members
of Peace Lutheran Church as a ministry outreach in order to provide
quality child care to area families that is based on Christian
principles. Peace Lutheran Church's mission is to spread the grace of
God through Jesus Christ by sharing our faith, growing our faith, and living our faith. National Lutheran School Accredited since August 2013.
Grow in Peace is a Missouri state
licensed child care center, which means the rules and
regulations we operate under are dictated and directed by the Missouri
Department of Health, as contained in the Licensing Rules for Group
day Care Home and Child Care Centers in Missouri, a copy of which
is available in the office for your review. The Licensing Rules mandate
that the staff of Grow in Peace report any suspected child abuse to
At Grow in Peace Child Care Center, we are focused
on helping children grow in wisdom and in grace, following the path God chooses for each
just like Jesus, Luke 2:40 "And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom,
and the grace of God was on him." We are committed to sharing God's Love, serving children
in a safe and Christian atmosphere. Each child will be treated as an individual with specific traits
for learning through developmentally appropriate activities that will grow the child spiritually, intellectually,
emotionally, socially, and physically. Grow in Peace Child Care Center shall provide a safe
Christian environment with loving, experienced, and professional staff that recognize parents
have the primary responsibility in skill development and Christian training for their children.
As an outreach ministry of Peace Lutheran Church, we strive to set an example of Christ's Love
through God's Word and assist in the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social and physical
development of the children entrusted to our care.
Proverbs 22:6 (NKJV)
"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it."
Helping children grow in wisdom and in grace..
in Peace is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our
preschool curriculum operates from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with before
and after care provided as part of your weekly fees. Lunch is served to
children in the building over the lunch period. The exact time of lunch
depends upon the age group of your child. The current lunch schedule
can be provided to you in the office. Meals provided for ages 12
months to 12 years are Breakfast, Lunch, and PM Snack.
Every Child in the
center qualifies Grow in Peace to be on the Food Program. The
meals are pre-set and follow the USDA
standards and guidelines. Each child receives the amounts and food
items needed to fulfill the standards.