Nursery care (0-2 years) is offered during the 10am Sunday service.

The Nursery is located in the Children’s Education building, right next to the sanctuary, on the second floor, Room 23.  Children receive a caring and loving environment to play and relax.

Early Childhood (2 years – Preschool)

Sunday mornings are full of fun, learning, and caring. Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers teach songs, read Bible stories, play games and assist children with crafts. We meet in the Children’s Education building, right next to the sanctuary, on the first floor, Room 6.

La Jolla Pres Weekday Preschool

Please contact Barbara De La Loza at


Welcome… to La Jolla Presbyterian Church Children’s Ministry. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to check out who we are, why we’re here, what we do, and how you can join us on our journey to know, love, and serve God.susie

If you’d like further information, please contact me at:

In His joy,

Susie Dhus, Director of Family Ministry’s

Psalm 150Praise the Lord.Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens.Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness.Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre,praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe,praise him with the clash of cymbals, praise him with resounding cymbals.Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.Praise the Lord.

LJ Pres Kids strives to provide a welcoming and safe environment where children can nurture their relationship with God and others, and gain knowledge and understanding of Jesus Christ that will equip them as they go out into the world.  We celebrate God – his presence, promises, and provisions.

We love to show our love…Life is not a spectator sport,so come join us whenever you can to learn, praise, grow, and play!

Sunday School – 10:00am (Children’s Education Wing next to sanctuary)

Nursery (infant–2 years) – NurseryPreschool (2 years – PK) in Room 6 (downstairs)Elementary (K–5th grade) – Check-in Room 22 (upstairs); Pick-up (K/1st – Room 24, 2nd/3rd – Room 27, and 4th/5th – Room 26).

Each Sunday our elementary children check-in upstairs in the Children’s Wing at 10am. We spend 30 minutes together playing, worshiping, and hearing the main lesson and then they head to their classrooms for discussion, crafts, and games.

Weekday Programs – X-Zone Room 27

Wednesdays – H.U.G.S. (His Uniquely Gifted Servants) – PK-1st graders; 3:30-4:30pm

PK – 1st Graders join us for this fun fellowship time with a focus on outreach. His Uniquely Gifted Servants is a service-oriented group aimed at teaching our littlest ones about their God-given gifts and how they can use them to serve in the name of the Lord.

Wednesdays – X-Zone – 2nd-5th grades; 5-7pm

2nd-5th graders join us as we eat dinner, play super fun games, hang-out and explore what it means to be a Christ follower in a fun and exciting way. Friends are always welcome – no RSVP needed! 

For all programs, contact Susie Dhus at or (858) 729-5585.

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