The church has a unique opportunity for educational ministry outside the child's home. Trinity Lutheran Preschool is a loving, nurturing environment where Christian values teach and mold children to their use in everyday skills of mental and physical growth.


  • Christian Stories, Songs, and Values
  • Art
  • Music
  • Sign Language
  • Foreign Language
  • Gross and Fine Motor Development
  • Language and Literacy
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Readiness Skills

Trinity Lutheran Preschool strives to meet each child`s individual needs and develop their gifts. A Christian attitude, honesty, independence, self-motivation and a loving atmosphere are the underlying values of the classroom.


Trinity Lutheran Preschool is operated by and is a part of the ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church. The Director/Head Teacher is the visionary leader with assistance provided by a Teaching Assistant for classes with 12 students or more.


 2023-24 Director/Head Teacher:

 Beth Himley


 2023-24 Teaching Assistant:

 Cara Bender


The Preschool Board supports the operations of the program and its mission.


Trinity Lutheran Preschool offers a nine-month, weekly preschool program. Students are divided into two sections based on age. Tuition rates for 2023-24:

MWF Classes (Ages 4 and 5 or 1 year before Kindergarten)

  • Tuition is $120/month
  • Class offered 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (an afternoon session may be added if needed)

T/TH Classes (Ages 3 and 4 or 2 years before Kindergarten)

  • Tuition is $90/month
  • Class offered 8:00-11:00 a.m. or 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Morning or afternoon sessions may be requested on the Registration Form but preference is not guaranteed. Classes will be adjusted as needed to keep similar in size.

TLP is pleased to offer tuition assistance through scholarship application, available on the Enrollment page. Contact the Preschool Director/Teacher (preschool@tlcmadison.com) with questions.

A $25 non-refundable registration fee is applied per year, per child. This fee does NOT apply towards tuition. It pays for your child's school supplies.


The minimum class size for all sessions is 8 children with 1 teacher. The maximum class size for all sessions is 16 children with 1 teacher and 1 aid.

Children must be toilet trained to attend, though special circumstances may be considered. Children must be 3, 4, or 5 years old by September 1 of the current school year. Children must be up to date on all immunizations or provide a religious/medical consent form signed by a physician.


203 N Harth Ave
Madison, SD 57042


Service Times

1st Saturday of the month, 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, Traditional 8:45 a.m.

Sunday, Celebration 11:00 a.m.

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