Program and Calendar

Jesus Christ loves children! As the children learn God’s word through prayer, song and Bible stories presented on their level, they will develop a positive relationship with God and their family. They will learn to cooperate and show love for one another as Jesus loves them.


The OACP school year starts the Monday after Labor Day and closes at the end of May.


Click here for the school calendar for 2017-2018. Please note that all dates on the school calendar are subject to change.


OACP follows the Bedford Public Schools’ calendar for closings due to holidays and vacations. If Bedford is closed or has a delayed opening due to inclement weather, Open Arms will be closed.


Classes run 9:00 AM to noon, with early drop-off at 8:00 AM or 8:30 AM daily.


OACP also offers Stay-and-Play from noon to 3:00 PM Monday through Thursday, and noon to 1:00 PM on Fridays.

  • Preschool 3's

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, with 3, 4, or 5 day options. Students must be 2 years and 9 months old.

  • Preschool 4's

    Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with 4 or 5 day options.

  • Pre-Kindergarten

    Monday through Friday