School Director and Lamb Room Preschool Teacher
Emily loves Our Savior School because she is able to work with an energetic staff to provide children with a safe place to come. While they are here we are able to not only prepare them for the future, but give them the awesome knowledge of God’s love along the way! Favorite Bible verse is “Look at the birds and the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?.” Matthew 6:26-27
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Afternoon Preschool Teacher
Sean Anderson’s favorite thing about working at Our Savior is helping kids learn and play in a fun and safe environment. Psalm 23:4 – “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”
Director of Extended Care Program
Joe strives to serve students and their families with their before and after school needs from Our Savior School, as well as many students from Minnetonka Public Schools. He also organizes all of the fun Camp Genesis events for the summer. His life verse is “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.
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Morning Aide – Whale and Lamb Room
Vicki Bradley has been a member at Our Savior’s for over 40 years and a member of the church choir for over 30 years. She started volunteering in the school in the spring of 2000, and has since become a preschool aide. She has enjoyed being able to meet and know so many children and their families. She explains, “The best part of being on staff at OSS are the hugs from the children. It is so rewarding to watch the children grow up and see how God leads them in their lives.” Outside of school, she enjoys knitting and makes many afghans, hats, mittens and other items for gifts. The Bible verse she clings to is Matthew 28:20, “Lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the age.” It reminds me that I always have a friend and am never alone, no matter what life deals to me.
“The Story Lady”
The students love Janet. She visits weekly as the “Story Lady” and enjoys encouraging faith through reading and art projects. She loves singing and acting out Bible stories. One of her favorite Bible verse is “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6.
Whale Room Aide
Laura loves working at Our Savior Early Childhood Center because the children are uplifting, happy and joyful little individuals ready to learn art, science, math, reading and music all through the lens of God’s word. We are teachers kids can love and trust while we help them through their first steps in the world of early childhood education. Favorite bible verse is “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3:12
Sue enjoys spending time with students from Our Savior School, as well as many students from Minnetonka Public Schools. Having students from Kindergarten through 5th grade; Sue likes to think of the center as one big family where she enjoys playing games, helping with homework, doing crafts, work on mission projects and devotion/prayer time. Prayer time with the children is important to Sue teaching them as it says in Phillippians 4:6, “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.”
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School Office Administrator
Renae loves Our Savior School because she knows our teachers are not only teaching basic academic and life skills but more importantly sharing how much Jesus loves them each and every day. Our staff not only care about the children and their families in our program but each other too. Favorite Bible Verse: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16
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Whale Room Preschool Teacher
Marion loves Our Savior School because she can teach the children about Jesus everyday. Favorite Bible Verse: He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91
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Tammy especially enjoys that she is able to share Gods’ love with children and their families on a daily basis. She teaches based on her favorite Bible verse: “Train up a child in the way he/she should go and when they are old they will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6
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Afternoon Room Aide
Lena loves working at Our Savior School because of the kids she gets to interact with and how every day is fresh and interesting with new activities. Her favorite bible verse is “So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God” 1 Corinthians 10:31.
Ducky Room Aide
Janet is a Ducky Room preschool aide. She loves working with the children at Our Savior School to help teach them, shape them and prepare them for the future. These young children are eager and willing to learn and have an imagination that is fun to watch. Favorite Bible verse: “ The things which you learned, received, heard, and saw in me: do these things, and the God of peace will be with you.” Philippians 4:9
Ducky Room Assistant Teacher
Sarah loves Our Savior School because she loves teaching the Duckies stories about Jesus and how much they are loved by Him. She enjoys helping them learn new things about the bible and the many different preschool skills. She loves to see the joy on their faces every morning.
Favorite Bible Verse: Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6
Afternoon Preschool Teacher
HillieRe loves Our Savior School because she can think of no better place to send your children if you are looking for a Christ centered community with plenty of experience and expertise on the young child and teachers who love children. Favorite Bible Verse: For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
Our Savior School is blessed with amazing volunteers that support the staff in countless ways, as well work with the students. We couldn’t do what we do without them!