For Christ...Heart, Soul, Mind, Strength

Spiritual Life

At CHC, we endeavor to:
  • Be highly intentional about spiritual formation in our students
  • Help students develop a Biblical worldview
  • Help students grow in wisdom, being able to engage every aspect of life through the lens of Christ and his Word
  • Help students understand and recognize God’s big story: Creation, Fall, Redemption, Restoration
  • Partner with parents to raise spiritual champions

Bible

Overview: Bible Curriculum

Goals
Building on the Rock is a six-year integrated worldview and Bible survey curriculum for grades K-5. Through these classes, students will learn the truths of the Bible stories and how to interpret and apply them within the framework of a clearly understood biblical worldview.

How We Reach Our Goals

Students spend 30 minutes a day in Bible Class with Biblical integration laced throughout all subjects.

Building on the Rock Focus Area

Kindergarten
Worldview Overview: Wisdom, Image-bearing, Fellowship, Stewardship, Servanthood
Bible Survey: Major Bible Stories

1st Grade
Worldview (6 months): Wisdom – Building the foundation of my life on God, my rock, by knowing, loving, and obeying him.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Good Plan – The Story of Creation, Fall, and God’s Plan for Redemption

2nd Grade
Worldview (6 months): Fellowship – Building a relationship of harmony with God when I believe Jesus is God’s son and my Savior.

Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Special People – The Calling and Forming of the Hebrew Nation

3rd Grade
Worldview (6 months): Image Bearing – Building a relationship of harmony with myself as I become more like Jesus.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Chosen Kings – The Kings of the United Hebrew Nation

4th Grade
Worldview (6 months): Servanthood – Building a relationship of harmony with others as I serve them in love.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Brave Messenger – The Prophets’ Messages to the Divided Hebrew Nation

5th Grade
Worldview (6 months): Stewardship – Building a relationship of harmony with God’s earth as I appreciate it and rule over it.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Greatest Gift – The Life and Ministry of Jesus

Chapel

Overview

Chapel is a true highlight at Cherry Hills Christian Elementary School. All students in grades K-5 have the awesome privilege and opportunity to attend Chapel each week. Together, we praise and worship God as the Body of Christ, we learn important Biblical truths and we celebrate what God is doing in our lives. As a Christian school, Chapel is central to our mission.

Goals

  • To allow students to worship God corporately
  • To motivate kids to be faithful followers of Christ
  • To make room for the Holy Spirit to work in the hearts and minds of participants, being used as His vessels
  • To keep all of the activities E.P.I.C. (Experiential, Participatory, Interactive, and Connective)
  • To appeal to all temperaments

How We Reach Our Goals

All students participate in a 35-minute weekly worship experience tailored to their age group that includes:

  • Praise/Worship
  • Celebration/Testimony (God Winks!)
  • Confession (Quiet Time)
  • Praying for Our People (POP)
  • Lesson/Life Application
  • Q/A (Question and Answer) Time
  • Blessing

Parents, feel free to join us! NOTE: NEW TIMES THIS YEAR!
Kindergarten
Tuesdays, 11:15 - 11:45 a.m. (Rm 173)
First, Second and Third Grades
Tuesdays, 8:20 - 8:55 a.m. (Rm 173)
Fourth and Fifth Grades
Tuesdays, 2:35 - 3:20 p.m. (Rm 173)


Missions

Overview


Goals
  • Guide students to develop “Acts of Service” lifestyles (i.e. What needs to be done?)
  • Teach students the Biblical reasons why we serve
  • Cultivate a mission-minded community and school culture (100% participation)
  • Be the hands and feet of Jesus
How We Reach Our Goals
Grade Specific Mission Focus Population
  • Kindergarten: Victims of Emergencies (Sept)
  • 1st Grade: Orphans (Oct)
  • 3rd Grade: Military (Nov)
  • 2nd Grade: Elderly (Dec)
  • 4th Grade: Homeless (Jan)
  • 5th Grade: Inner City (Feb)
  • All School: Juarez, Mexico Easter Boxes (Mar)

Monthly Collection

  • Each grade has a designated month to collect items for their mission focus.
  • The entire school is invited to participate in the collection each month.

Mission Moments
Mission-related guests will share their experiences with students in the classroom each quarter.

Do Something Day
School-wide day of service projects in April

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