Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church



Welcome to Children’s Outreach Ministries! We hope you find our website helpful and informative when deciding upon a quality childcare program. COM is a licensed childcare center through the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. We are also inspected and registered with the State Fire Marshall, Putnam County Health Department, and Department of Education, Office of Child Nutrition.

We encourage you to explore the opportunities of our programs. If you would like to tour our facility, please contact the Director to schedule an appointment. 304.562.9170.



The Children’s Outreach Ministries encompass the Early Education and School Age Programs. These programs operate as non-profit programs through Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church under the direct governance of the Children’s Outreach Ministries Board of Directors.

The Children’s Outreach Ministries programs are licensed by the State of West Virginia, meeting the health and safety standards as required by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services and the State Licensing Board. Our licensing capacity is for 155 children. We have liability insurance through a local agency. The Children Outreach Ministries does not provide medical coverage.

This facility is operated on a non-discriminatory basis, and the practice of this policy is demonstrated through equal treatment in regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, and age or marital status of parents. If a child with extenuating circumstances or needing special care wishes to enter the program, his/her case will be decided at the discretion of the Program Director. Depending on the particular situation, it may be referred to the Children’s Outreach Ministries Board of Directors.

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E-Connection April 18th, 2016

   SIGNS OF SPRING IN THE BIBLE Song of Solomon 2:11-12 11 for behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. 12 The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.     I am sure everyone is enjoying this spring season […]
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E-Connection April 11th, 2016

E-Connection  April 11, 2016         There is a lot going on in the Children’s and Family Ministries that you definitely do not want to miss.      This Sunday, April 17th, is the world premiere of our “Boomchestra”. The Kindergarten through 5th graders have been working hard each Wednesday
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E-Connection April 4th, 2016

        Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! We continue to move through the most important period of the church year – Eastertide. We will hear much about the appearances Christ made to his disciples, preparing us for Ascension and Pentecost.      The choir worked very hard to provide music for Holy Week .
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E-Connection March 28th, 2016

          Greetings to the Church Family of Forrest Burdette! What a beautiful way to start a new week knowing we have just celebrated the ressurrection of our Lord Jesus! Spring and Easter are always a favorite time of the year for me at COM. Our children learn how Jesus died and rose again […]
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E-Connection March 21st, 2016

        The week between Palm Sunday and Easter is considered the most important in the Christian calendar as we recall the last week of the ministry of Jesus Christ. The Gospels tell the stories of the betrayal of one of the disciples, disciples falling asleep at critical times, denial, and fleeing. The stories
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E-Connection March 14th, 2016

        As we approach Palm Sunday this week, and the beginning of Holy Week, let us continue to remember what Jesus himself went through during this season, from his triumphant entry to when the same crowds would later turn their backs on him in fear of their own lives. Jesus experienced many of his […]
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E-Connection March 7th, 2016

   We are pleased to announce the introduction of an electronic option for making regular giving as well as special offerings. Contributions can now be debited automatically from your checking/saving account or processed using your credit/debit card. Our new electronic giving program offers convenience for you and
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