Choosing the right childcare center for your child can be a difficult decision, and that decision can be even trickier if you are a faith-based family determining whether you should choose a faith-based center. Every child is different, and has unique needs, and it’s crucial to determine where your child will thrive best.

Here are a few of the benefits of choosing a faith-based childcare center for your child:

Shared Values

Childcare centers are quite welcoming and accommodating for children and parents of all religions and denominations but choosing a faith-based childcare center ensures that your values align with those of administrators and teachers. This means that your child can continue to learn faith-based principles at childcare that you may be trying to instill at home as well, such as being kind to one another, giving to the less fortunate, showing compassion, etc.

Faith-Based Curriculum

Choosing a faith-based childcare also ensures that your child is interacting with a curriculum that aligns with your religious values. Faith-based centers, such as Heaven’s Elect, utilize God-centered resources such as bible songs and stories and prayer to engage with the children in their care, thus incorporating faith into learning activities.

Faith Infused into Daily Life

One of the great benefits of choosing a faith-based childcare center is that you can have peace of mind knowing that faith is continuing to be a normalized and routine part of your child’s life. It can be scary passing your child off to a childcare center for hours every day and being unsure what they will be learning and how it will align with your family’s personal values and routines. Choosing a faith-based childcare center ensures that your child continues to have a strong foundation in the faith of your choice, even when they are away from home.

Faith-based childcare centers allow you to never have to compromise your faith for quality of care or education and can be a great choice to provide a strong faithful foundation for your child. It’s important to research each center, speak to administration and teachers about their philosophies for working with children, and make the best choice for your family.

Heaven’s Elect Christian Learning Center is a Non-denominational Christian childcare center fully licensed by the state of Michigan. Our Midland childcare center has been serving the community since 2000. Please contact us at