Children's fall musical and Trunk or treat

Sunday, October 29th: Musical at 4:30 p.m. in the sanctuary and Trunk-or-Treat and dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a night of fun for all ages. Children 3 years - 5th grade will perform, Joseph: From the Pit to the Palace at 4:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. Following the performance, we will have complimentary dinner in Chitwood, Trunk-or-Treat in the back parking lot and activities in the CAC. Children who are performing should arrive by 3:44 p.m.


All children are asked to wear a tie dye shirt for the performance. If you would like to buy one with the FirstKids logo, they are available in both youth and adult sizes. Click here to order yours!

first kids - children's ministry

FUMCT is committed to helping families connect their children with God. If you have questions about any FUMCT ministry for children, contact Amy Thigpen at amy@fumct.org.

  • nursery

    Children Ages: Birth-2 years | Rooms 101, 102, 103, 104


    CHILDCARE

    Sunday mornings: 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

    Wednesday evenings: 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Extended care is available for parents who participate in a small group or choir)


    SUNDAY SCHOOL | 2 years | 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. | Room 103

    Jesus loves the little children! It is never too early to share the love to Jesus with little ones. Our job is to create the foundation upon which your child's spiritual beliefs will flourish. Your child's time with us is filled with hugs, encouragement, Bible stories, music, and supervised play. 


    We are a Safe Sanctuary church.

  • preschool

    Children Ages: 3 - 4 years | Rooms 105 and 107


    CHILDCARE

    Children ages 3 and 4 are welcome in childcare during Sunday morning worship and Wednesday evening services. They are also welcome to participate in worship with their parents. 

    Sunday mornings: 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

    Wednesday evenings: 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Extended care is available for parents who participate in a small group or choir)


    SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

    Classes are available for ages 3 and 4. In these classes, children experience the love of God through singing, Bible stories, crafts and playing with church friends. 


    Click here for Wednesday night programs for preschool children.

  • k - 3rd grade

    SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10:00-10:45 a.m.

    Children K-3rd grade gather on Sunday mornings for fun, hands-on, Bible-centered learning, worship and mission activities.


    W.O.W. THE WONDERS OF WORSHIP

    Sunday mornings: 11:15 a.m. 

    "Wonder is the beginning of worship." Our Kindergarten through 5th graders participate in a Sunday worship service in their own sanctuary to help deepen their Christian faith through prayer, praise and age-appropriate lessons called WOW moments. Children first go with their parents to either Traditions or The Bridge and then led to W.O.W. by a volunteer. 


    Click here for Wednesday night programs for K-3RD grade.

  • 4th & 5th gRADE | Souled Out

    Sunday mornings: 10:00 a.m. 

    Students in 4th & 5th grade use a special Sunday School curriculum named Submerge, that is designed to address the faith needs of this age group. The children gather in small groups for discussions which develops into the questions of faith and life that are pertinent to preteens. Souled Out also holds quarterly social activities.


    Click here for Wednesday night programs for 4th & 5th grade.

  • Kiddie Kollege

    The purpose of Kiddie Kollege is to provide a Christian environment for your child that facilitates the total development of each child. We believe that a child needs social, physical, spiritual and creative experiences to aid in the child’s development. Each child is a unique treasure, a gift from God. We use age-appropriate activities to enhance each child’s individual development. As preschool teachers we understand that we shape the lives and futures of the children we serve and strive to use God’s word, our actions, and our attitudes to ensure a safe and loving environment for children. 


    •All staff are background checked, Safe Sanctuary certified & CPR trained. 

    •Facility utilizes Kid Check secure check-in system. 

    •All classes utilize the Creative Curriculum. 

    •Teachers are curriculum trained and maintain continuing education hours. 

    •Each class includes daily Bible time & playground or gym time. 

    •Each class participates in weekly chapel and music time. 

    •Music provided by elementary music education professional. 


    Kiddie Kollege operates on a 10-month calendar, August through May. 

    Days: Monday – Friday Hours: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

    Carpool runs 8:00-8:30 a.m. & 12:30-1:00 p.m. 


    Admission: Kiddie Kollege is open to all children regardless of race, creed, or religion. Classrooms are filled on a first-come basis. Priorities are as follows: Children of siblings currently enrolled, church members, and then general public according to date of application. Children are placed on the waiting list by date of application.


    Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now open and class sizes are limited. If you know someone that may be interested in a half-day preschool program and would like more information, please have them email us at kiddiekollege@fumct.org or call 205-345-7074. 


    Fill out the registration here.

    Submit payment here.



    Tuition (per month):


    1-year-old class: 

     $ 225/month 3 days a week (Mon., Wed., Fri.) 

     $ 280/month 5 days a week


    2-year-old class: 

     $ 225/month 3 days a week (Mon., Wed., Fri.) 

     $ 280/month 5 days a week


    3-year-old class: 

     $270/month


    Pre-K class:

     $270/month


    Supply fee (per child/per semester) All classes: $50 fall semester/ $35 spring semester

  • stork support ministry

    Stork Support is a ministry that reaches out to growing families after the birth of a child. We provide encouragement, prayer and support during this exciting time.


    YOU WILL RECEIVE

    •Information on the FUMCT's Nursery and Preschool Ministries.

    •Support and encouragement.

    •The assurance that someone is praying for you and your baby.

    •A Cradle Cross after the baby is born.

    •An invitation to participate in FUMCT's New Baby Sunday service.


    REGISTER

  • RESOURCES

    Kiddie Kollege Registration

    Safe Sanctuary Policy


    If you are a first time visitor please click the Kidcheck link to registrar your children for our secure children check in system. This will help you to quickly get your child signed in when you visit.


    Kidcheck Link