Child Development Center

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Our Mission

The mission of Grace Child Development Center (CDC) is to provide all children the opportunity to grow emotionally, spiritually, physically, and academically through activities which  strengthen their minds, bodies, and love of God. Check out our website at Contact the CDC Director, Dana Lykins, or call the CDC at 803-279-7528 for more information.

Grace Child Development Center

  • Has been part of Grace UMC for over 30 years
  • Has programs for infants through 5K
  • Enrolls over 150 students
  • Is open to Grace UMC members and the community


Our Programs

  • Children’s Day Out for Infants through Twos. Monday & Thursday classes, plus a Wednesday class for Toddlers and Twos. Class is 9:00 – 1:00.
  • Summer Children’s Day Out for infants through completed 5K on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (registration required)
  • Preschool & Kindergarten for 3K, 4K, and 5K. Three classes of 3K (two, three, or five days/week), Three classes of 4K (three or five days/week), and one class of 5K (five days/week). 3K & 4K Preschool classes are held 9:00 – 12:00, and 5K is 8:30 – 12:30


Our Preschool Classes include

  • Music Class weekly plus at least two programs/year
  • Science Class weekly, a hands-on program based upon the days of creation
  • Chapel Weekly for 4K and 5K
  • Computer Lab for most 3K and all 4K & 5K classes
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