We are so excited to introduce the new Safe Harbor Daycare! We have a team of workers ready to provide high quality care. We believe that kids are the most precious thing that we can invest in. We are excited to invest in you and your kids!
Jenna Endres has a degree in Telecommunications and Communication Studies from Ball State and has recently completed her coursework for Elementary Education from Indiana Wesleyan. She is the worship leader here at Safe Harbor Community Church and worked as the children’s director at SHCC from 2011-2016. She comes with a background in both business and childcare and is so excited to be working at Safe Harbor Daycare!
Rich Poe has been a pastor for over 40 years. In his early ministry, he was youth pastor at Graceland Baptist Church. He started Safe Harbor Community Church when the Lord laid it on his heart over 10 years ago. Prior to starting Safe Harbor, Pastor Poe founded and was senior pastor of Faith Community Church. Pastor Poe also has an extensive background in education and was the principal for a Christian elementary school.
Jessica Melvin is the staying on as the lead teacher here at Safe Harbor Daycare. She has been at this site for two years and will be transitioning into leadership as Safe Harbor assumes the daycare. Jessica has completed her CDA coursework and is absolutely fantastic with kids! She is currently the director of the infant and toddler room at Safe Harbor Community Church and is directing the SHCC Children’s Choir.
Gloria has been serving at this location for over a year. She is a very high energy teacher and loves her time in the classroom. She is dedicated to her kids and doesn’t mind getting down to their level to play. Gloria believes that every child is valuable and has something unique to offer.
Kylie is a wonderful, loving, teacher. She is new to SHDC but not new to childcare. Kylie’s heart is in serving kids and has been serving in the kids classrooms at Safe Harbor Community church for years. She was previously employed by another daycare but decided she wanted to serve at her home church. She is very invested in the kids in her class and their wellbeing. She is currently working towards her degree in elementary education.
Our daily schedule for the daycare is below. Individual classroom schedules may vary. Every class has the opportunity to go outside and/or use the gym twice daily. We will also help support and encourage potty training in the classroom.
9:00 Bible and pledges
9:30 Morning snack
3:00 Afternoon snack