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!
    • Summer Camp!  Weekly themes, planned activities and field trips.
If you are interested in learning more, please contact our directors at or by calling the office at (919) 553-7227. 

Current Announcements:

Pre-K Registration for 2023-2024 school year–COMING SOON!


We are excited to have summer camps available again this year for our School Age Summer Camp.  We will have a weekly theme, field trips, planned activities and an abundance of fun!  Click the link above to see a sample copy of some of the planned events and themes from summer 2022.

School age camp is for rising 1st graders through rising 5th graders. Our center’s hours are 6:30am-6:30pm and we will provide morning and afternoon snacks.

Please call the church office at 919.553.4784 for more information or to be added to our contact list to obtain a copy of the registration forms once available.