Long Valley Christian Nursery School was established in 1968. Today the school serves as part of the ecumenical outreach of the Zion Lutheran Church. The Church extends this ministry to children and families of all denominations to support and strengthen them in Christian love. Located in the Long Valley Section of Washington Township, New Jersey in Morris County students attend from surrounding towns of Chester, Mendham, Califon, Tewksbury in Hunterdon County and Hackettstown in Warren County.LVCNS seeks to provide a comprehensive early childhood education in an atmosphere of Christian love and caring in which a child can develop intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.Each child is helped to love him/herself and to develop a positive self-image.Each child is encouraged to develop a love for others, for the world and for learning.The staff is loving and caring. They value young children and want to contribute to the future through their work in the field of early childhood education.The School together with the Church works in partnership with the parents to provide Christian education.The School encourages and provides opportunities for parents to participate in their child’s education.