Early Childhood Programs

ECP is a weekday ministry of Clay Church that serves children from 6 weeks to 12 years of age and is a  year round program set in a Christian environment that focuses on God’s love along with age appropriate academically based curriculum.  We offer traditional and flexible programs which allow families to choose what fits their own personal needs. All classroom curricula are developed by age appropriate goals and objectives which are stepping stones toward preparing young children for their Kindergarten year and beyond.

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Our Early Childhood Program (ECP) Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide a Christian environment with quality weekday programming for children that partners with families in promoting physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual development.

For more information on The Early Childhood Programs contact director Renee Lawler at  (574) 273-4308, or email ecp@claychurch.com. We'll be in touch soon to answer your questions.


ECP Parents,

Due to a shortage in ECP staffing because of current health concerns, Early
Childhood Programs at Clay will be closed starting Monday, March 16th. We are tentatively planning to reopen May 4th. Please continue to check for updates as this date may change. 

To stay up to date on news from ECP and to receive updates if these timetables change, please enter your email address below. We'll email you as soon as we have more information to pass along.

Thank you for your understanding, stay healthy, and God bless.

Renee Lawler, Kim Clark, Marina Zolman

About ECP

UPDATE - MARCH 26, 2020

ECP Parents,

Open Registration will begin on April 13, 2020. Your completed registration forms can be emailed to ecp@claychurch.com.

Clay Church Firehouse Campus
17646 Cleveland Road
South Bend, IN 46635
Clay Church North Campus
52866 Ironwood Road
South Bend, IN 46635
(574) 272-8068