Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church

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CHILDREN’S OUTREACH MINISTRIES (COM)

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.

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PROGRAMS

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.



Home Membership

Membership

MEMBERSHIP WITH CHURCH

Becoming a member of Forrest Burdette is an outward sign of your journey as a disciple of Jesus Christ.  You are saying that I want to grow and live my discipleship and faith with this local body of Christ of the United Methodist tradition.  I want to make Forrest Burdette my church home and plant spiritual roots.  You may join Forrest Burdette is several ways.

PROFESSION OF FAITH

Profession of Faith as a first time commitment to Christ and His church. If you have not been previously baptized, one of the ministers will arrange a time for you to receive the sacrament of baptism.

TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP FROM ANOTHER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

It is not necessary that you have your church letter before being received into membership. The church office will secure a certificate of transfer for you.

TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP FROM ANOTHER DENOMINATION

You may join Forrest Burdette from another Christian faith tradition.  A second baptism is not required as we recognize the baptism of all Christian churches.