PEP is Parents and Educators in Partnership!

The PEP Mission: Uniting families and educators as servants of Christ through volunteer partnerships that actively promote academic fun, fellowship and the future of Christian education for the advancement of His Kingdom.

"... so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ." I Peter 4:11

Who we are:

Parents and Educators in Partnership (PEP) is a team of parent volunteers devoted to the mission of Kalamazoo Christian Elementary School. PEP volunteers seek to partner with KCES by organizing and supporting school events and extra-curricular activities that promote fellowship, fundraising and academic fun.

All parents and grandparents are welcome!

KCES parents and guardians are invited to participate in planning meetings scheduled throughout the school year. The meeting is located in the Middle School Art Room at 1 p.m. unless noted.

What we do:

  • Room Parents
  • Staff Appreciation & Birthdays
  • Host Family Program for New Families
  • Ice Cream Social
  • First Morning Fellowship
  • Family Movie Night
  • Fellowship Meals
  • Doughnut & Apple Cider Snack
  • Mother Son Celebration
  • Father Daughter Celebration
  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • Carnival & Pancake Breakfast
  • Pastor's Chapel
  • Parent-Teacher Conference Meals for Staff
  • Concert & Musical Program Support
  • Grandparents Day
  • Preschool Support


School Fundraisers:

  • Magazine & Cookie Dough Sales
  • Trash for Cash
  • Holiday & Spirit Wear Sale
  • Auction
  • Comet Crop
  • TRIP
  • 31 fundraiser



  • Accelerated Reader Rewards
  • Kindergarten Bibles
  • 3rd Grade Bibles
  • 4th Grade Swimming Lessons
  • 5th Grade Science Camp
  • Class Field Trips
  • Gilmore & KSO Partnership
  • Intramurals & Athletic Equipment
  • Teacher Classroom Supplies
  • Art & Music Programs
  • Special Assemblies
  • Playground Equipment
  • Technology & Software
  • Curriculum Expenses