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ECDC Fees for Care

Infant and Toddler
Full Day (5 hours or more) $37.00/Day
Half Day ( up to 5 hours) 18.50/Day
Full Time( 4 or more full days attending in a week equals full time) $178.00

3/4 Year Old Preschool
Full Day (5 hours or more)  $37.00/Day
Half Day (up to 5 hours) $18.50
Full Time (4 or more full days attending in a week equals full time) $158.00

4/5 Year Old Preschool: Kindergarten Readiness
Full Day (5 hours or more)  $37.00/Day
Half Day (up to 5 hours) $18.50
Full Time (4 or more full days attending in a week equals full time) $158.00

Before and After School Rates
Rates will be charged according to the nearest hour. $4.00/Hour  (Except on Christmas & Spring Break if the Child Care is open then the Summer Rates of $23.00 Full day and $11.50 Half apply.)

Why Money Is Never An Issue

          This is a very real problem, and one of the most common parental objections.  Christian schools cost money.  A lot of money.  But before we get too carried away with fiscal concerns, we need to ask ourselves an important question:

 

            Do we have a moral obligation to give our children a Christian education?  If so, then God will do for us what He does anytime He gives us a command.  He’ll give us the means to obey it.  

 

          Statements like “God will make a way” or “If He’s called you, He’ll equip you” may sound a little trite.  But they happen to be true.  If you have a biblical mandate to provide your children with a Christian education – and 

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls, and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had, and bought it.” 

(Matthew 13:45-46)

all of us have to make that determination for ourselves – God won’t let a little thing like insufficient funds stop you from obeying Him.  Not if you’re committed to hearing and obeying His will in the matter.

 

          He may give you a raise.  He may show you how to cut a few corners.  But one way or another, He will make a way – because if educating your children in a Christian setting is a genuine responsibility, the financial cost becomes a genuine need.  And God has promised to supply all your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:19).

 

          There are other ways God may provide the necessary funding.  In some cases, churches have been known to assist their members.  Talk to your pastor and see if that’s a possibility.  And, of course, many schools offer financial aid to needy families or scholarships to academically-gifted students.  Contact the admissions department at your local Christian school. 

 

          At the end of the day, God may ask you to take a step of faith.  Then another.  Then another.  Pretty soon, you’ll be walking in a promise that’s been repeated so often it’s become the quintessential Christian cliché.  When God calls us to a task, He equips us to fulfill it.  The Red Sea was no match for Him.  The red in your checkbook won’t be, either.


This article is from:  www.discoverchristianschools.com