Messiah Lutheran Church -- Charlotte, NC
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8300 Providence Rd. just south of the Arboretum and Hwy 51 (Pineville-Matthews Rd).  Map.

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Statement On Religion

Messiah Preschool acknowledges and respects the different religions and cultures represented in the school. We feel that a preschooler can best learn about religion if he/she experiences feelings of love, acceptance and respect of self and others in his/her everyday life. The most important way preschoolers learn the biblical message is by being with adults who radiate God's love and care.

Director: Mary Teten


   School Program  
 Age  Days/Wk  Teacher/Child
 2 years old  1-3 days  1:4
 3 years old  2 or 3 days  1:7
 4 years old  3-5 days  1:8
 Transitional 5's & older 4's  4 or 5 days  1:6






Chapel time with Pastor Tim / Paula Weiss

Pre-School Goals

The program's primary goal is to create a warm, loving, child size, child centered atmosphere based on the needs and interests of two through five year old children. Each child is regarded as a unique individual and is encouraged to experiment and learn at his/her own rate. We feel a child learns best by doing.

Focused Goals

  • Help the child learn to get along with others.
  • Help the child learn to use various materials.
  • Provide a setting in which the child can express him/herself competently.
  • Teach the child to listen intelligently and follow directions.
  • Introduce the child to school life.
  • Foster the development of new skills and interests.

Email questions to Mary Teten

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Preschool Director

Mary Teten, Preschool Director since 1989 staff_sm.jpg

I was born and raised in Omaha, NE and went to college at the University of NE at Omaha where I received a BS in Elementary Education with a specialization in Early Childhood Education.



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