Highland Kids:
Early Childhood

The Early Childhood Ministry (Birth-K) is led by Teresa Murray and is designed from the ground up to assist in growing your child’s understanding of God’s love through their interactions with caregivers, Bible stories, songs, and age-appropriate activities.

Upcoming Events

Friday Story Time

One Friday each month, 9:30–10:30 am, Room 109, Alexander Building

  • March 2 – The Easter Story & What is Easter
  • April 6 – Wonderfully Made & The Golden Crayon
  • May 4 – Rhythms & The Napping House

Join us one Friday each month for an interactive story time for young children ages 2–4 and their parents. At story time we will read both a Bible story as well as a common children’s book and explore how God is at work in both stories. Each story time will include a fun craft and snack. You can also begin or end your morning in our fun indoor play space, The Woods. Bring your children and your friends and join us. No reservations necessary.

Sunday Mornings


Ages: 2 months–2.5 years
Times: 8 am–12:45 pm during all worship services. No advance reservations required.

Sunday School

Ages: 2.5 years–Kindergarten (by Sept. 1)
Times: 9:30 and 11 am. 

Classes follow our curriculum that is interactive, fun, scripturally-based, and age-appropriate. The 11 am Sunday school hour is a worship-based curriculum that takes children through the Bible thematically.

Ministry Child Care

The Ministry Child Care at HP Pres welcomes families participating in HPPC, HPPDS, and Hillier School-sponsored events that occur during specified hours of operation. Advance reservations must be made a minimum of 72 business hours in advance. The deadline for Monday events is 12 pm on the prior Wednesday.

Midweek Ministry Child Care

Ages: 2 months–Kindergarten
Times: Monday–Wednesday, 9 am–12 pm

Midweek Daytime Ministry Child Care Reservations

Mid-week Evening

Ages: 2 months–4th Grade
Times: Wednesday: 5:45–9:45 pm

Special Events

Ages: 2 months–4th Grade
Days & Times are determined by the event and included in that event’s promotions.

Evenings & Special Event Reservations


The Woods - Indoor Play Space

Ages: 4 years and younger with adult supervision
Times: M, T, TH, F: 9 am–5 pm; W: 1–5 pm

Parents, grandparents and caregivers with children up through the age of four can spend Monday through Friday playing, exploring and connecting with others in our new, interactive and developmentally appropriate indoor play space (note: caregivers must stay with their children).

Kids Choirs

Is your kindergartner interested in being a part of our Kids Choir? Visit our Music page or contact Gay Munselle for more information. 

Highland Park Presbyterian Day School

HPPDS is a school for toddlers (1-2 year olds) through Kindergarten that believes that the years of early childhood are the most crucial to the establishment of sound educational practices and biblical value. For more information visit their website or call 214-525-6500.

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