Hillcrest puts a priority on supporting Christian families through our kids’ ministries.


Learning is fun at Hillcrest Christian Preschool Applications for the 2024-25 school year will be available on January 29. Preferred enrollment for current HCPS and Hillcrest families begins on February 5. Open enrollment begins on February 12. At HCPS we desire to partner with families in a child’s early education.  Children prepare socially and academically for kindergarten in a nurturing Christian environment with a focus on hands-on learning through play.  Morning class options for 3-year-olds: Developmentally appropriate curriculum promoting language…

Discovery Town

At Discovery Town children explore faith in God and uncover truth for building a strong foundation in their lives.  Teaching is reinforced with hands-on activities, media, music and movement for a fun morning that encourages spiritual growth and discovery. On Sunday mornings Discovery Town welcomes children from kindergarten to grade four at the Family Center.  Our volunteer staff is dedicated to caring for and discipling children to become life-long followers of Christ. Check-in begins at 9:45 am at the Family…


AWANA helps churches and parents work together to develop spiritually strong children and youth who faithfully follow Jesus Christ.  Our programs offer a proven approach for evangelizing and discipling kids in the church and community. AWANA meets weekly on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm following the JPS school calendar. The 2023-24 club year begins with a Fun Fair and Registration Night on Wed., Sept. 6, 6:30-8 pm. Cubbies Ages 3 through pre-K.  Our engaging leaders use music, movement, story-telling and puppets to…

Vacation Bible School

Each summer Hillcrest invites children to a week of fun-filled mornings where we study an interesting topic from God’s word, play outdoors, enjoy tasty snacks and work on creative craft projects. Our VBS team transforms our entire church into an engaging destination that stimulates interest and learning. Mark your calendar for the Great Jungle Journey VBS coming July 15-19. Check back for details!