eaSter sunday

Easter Sunday, April 21st | Butterfly release - Join us in the courtyard after each service to celebrate our risen Lord by releasing a butterfly!

new baby sunday | April 28

Sunday, April 28th Recognition at 11 a.m. during the Traditions Worship service with a 10 a.m. reception in the Parker Fireside Room


We will recognize babies born from January 2018 - December 2018 in the 11 a.m. Traditional service. Moms, dads and siblings are invited to this event. We are blessed to honor our newest church members and hope to see you April 28th! Please RSVP to melissa@fumct.org by April 18th.

save the date: vacation bible school

ROAR June 24 - 27th

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Children who will be 4 years old by September 1st through 5th grade. Register online starting May 1st. Contact Ali at ali@fumct.org to volunteer.

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.

  • RESOURCES

    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


  • nursery

    Children Ages: Birth-2 years | Rooms 102 & 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 | 10:00 a.m. | Room 103, 105 & 107

    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. 


    CRY ROOM  | Room 101

    This room is located on the preschool hall in room 101 and is for parents who would like to watch  the service but are not quite ready to drop their baby off in the nursery. It is also a great place for moms who need a place to nurse.  We are able to stream Traditions and The Bridge services at 9:00 and 11:00. Please come by and see this great new room. If you have any questions please contact melissa@fumct.org.

     


    We are a Safe Sanctuary church.

  • preschool

    Children Ages: 3 - 4 years | Rooms 103, 105 & 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.

    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 a.m. room 204 - 210

    Children K-3rd grade gather on Sunday mornings for high-energy music, storytelling, worship, missions and prayer. They participate in hands-on activities to reinforce the monthly Bible story.


    SUNDAY MORNINGS AT 11:00 a.m. an escort brings the children up to the elementary hall from both the Traditions and Bridge services. Each week the children will continue their study of the monthly Bible study by rotating to different rooms that include Cooking, Science, Art and Missions. Parents pick up their children on the elementary hall at the conclusion of the service.

  • 4th & 5th gRADE | Souled Out

    Sunday mornings: 10:00 a.m. room 203

    Students in 4th & 5th grade meet for their own special worship. Each week the teachers introduce topics that are relevant by watching a 10 minute video segment. The children enjoy popcorn and drinks while they discuss how to build their faith and be a Christian in the pre-teen world.


    Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. 4th - 6th grade students gather in the youth area for a worship service specifically designed for them. It is a great opportunity to interact with the youth staff, get to know the interns and meet some of the older kids in the small-group environment.


    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.


    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 for 2019-2020!


    Tuition (per month):


    1-year-old class: 

     $ 225/month 3 days a week (Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.) 

     $ 280/month 5 days a week


    2-year-old class: 

     $ 225/month 3 days a week (Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.) 

     $ 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