We look forward to each morning and afternoon with your children. At before & after school care, we keep children safe and happy, and build strong relationships with one another and with Jesus.
Messiah’s Childcare is a licensed, non-profit childcare for children ages 3 to 13 years. Our staff have gone through background checks and training.
We look forward to welcoming and serving your family, and building strong Christ-centered relationships with you and your child!

Taeva Hoppe

Interim Childcare Director



Our childcare options

Childcare is available for Messiah preschool and elementary students from 7:00a to 6:00p. In fall 2022, our Early Childhood Development Center will open to children 18 months and older!

  • Childcare opens at 7:00a.
  • As children arrive in the morning they can choose from the centers cart, balls, games, coloring, and much more.
  • At 8:00a, the childcare staff lead children in a prayer and motivational talk that helps them to have an awesome day at school!
  • Staff then lead the children to the school office for dismissal to their classrooms.
  • After school, children gather for small group devotions including discussion and an activity led by a member of the childcare staff.
  • After devotions, we serve snacks with juice and water. There is a snack fee of $10.00/month for families who use child care 7 or more times in a month.
  • After snack, we either go outside on the playground, or stay inside to play a group game, depending on the weather.
  • Then we break into centers for different activities, including Homework Club.
  • Childcare closes at 6:00p
  • Preschool childcare is designed to provide structured care for your child during school-day hours, when they are not in their preschool classroom.
  • Contact Kathy to find the perfect solution for your family’s unique needs.
    • Package A: 5 Mornings Package
    • Package B: 3 Half Days + 2 Full Days
    • Package C: 2 Half Days + 3 Full Days
    • You may also register your child for before and after school child care.
  • We offer several childcare options to meet your needs, for children enrolled in our Preschool and Elementary School.
  • Contact Kathy, our Preschool Administrative Assistant, to find the perfect care package for your family.
  • See below for info about Summer Camp, our summer childcare program.
  • Childcare is generally open on most school holidays.
  • Childcare closes for national “bank” holidays.
  • Childcare closes for winter weather when the school closes.
  • Call 4024842501 or email Kathy, our Preschool Administrative Assistant, for hourly, daily, and weekly rates for summer camp.
  • We provide a family atmosphere, where older and younger children have opportunities to interact, and we also provide unique activities specially designed for our preschoolers.
  • We cook and serve lunch on site, and lunch is included in the cost of summer camp.
  • We go on lots of fun field trips during summer camp! Your child must have a car seat that meets Nebraska’s car seat law. More info describing this law will be included in your waiver form.

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Children’s DHHS Form

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Messiah’s Early Childhood Development Center

Our Early Childhood Development Center will expand the size and impact of our current preschool ministry and add a full-day childcare component. We will be able to serve families with children starting at 18 months old through preschool age, preparing them to then enter into our elementary school.