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 November 9th, 2015

November is well underway, and the kids are working on their next big project. Each fall, during Wednesday evening classes, the Children’s Choir works diligently on a Christmas musical. Complete with speaking parts, choreography, music, and of course a Nativity, this is assuredly their biggest accomplishment
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E-Connection November 2nd, 2015

Fall Festival
I sense a great movement of God’s Spirit. A positive spirit of excitement and commitment is moving through our church. People sense that the vision of a long needed building addition is really going to happen. The Trustees have completed the parking lot addition. The Vision Building Team is working to soon
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E-Connection October 26th, 2015

Fall Festival
Here it is, the week we (myself, a self-proclaimed lover of all things Reese’s Peanut Butter) have all been waiting for. Trick-or-Treat night is this week! Whether we call it a Fall Harvest Celebration, Trick or Treat, or Halloween; it’s all the same to me: Reese’s Cup Week! As you can tell, my
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E-Connection October 19th, 2015

Fall Festival
It’s that time of the year when children and families are visiting the pumpkin patch and picking out the perfect costume for a fun filled night of trick or treating. COM is ready to celebrate with families our harvest blessings during our Harvest Hoedown on Thursday, October 29, from8:30-10:00 a.m. Our
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