Open Arms Christian Child Development Center is a non-profit ministry of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, providing a childcare program of the highest quality designed to meet the needs of concerned working parents.  At Open Arms, each child is guided to develop to his or her potential in every aspect of life within the sheltering and nurturing relationships of Christian love. We are committed to help each child grow spiritually, physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. 
Open Arms currently offers the following classes:
  • Full day care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old
  • Half Day Preschool Classes for children 3 through 5
    • We offer PreK options: 3 days or 5 days per week
  • Before and After School Care for children attending local schools
    • Including care on teacher workdays and during School breaks!
If you are interested in learning more, please contact our director at or by calling the office at (919) 553-7227. 

Current Announcements:

Pre-K Registration for 2022-2023 school year is OPEN!

Pre-K Registration Now Open


We are excited to have summer camps available again this year for both Pre K Summer Camp and School Age Summer Camp.  Pre-k camps will be M-F from 9am-noon, beginning the week of June 6th.  We will have a monthly theme, and each week we will focus on a topic that relates to our monthly theme.

School age camp is for children finishing kindergarten through rising 5th graders. Our center’s hours are 6:30am-6:30pm and we will have weekly themes and various field trips and activities.

Please call the church office at 919.553.4784 for more information or to obtain the registration forms please click these links for pre-k summer camp packet or school age summer camp packet.