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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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.
COM Family Handbook 2017-18 (Updated 8/28/17)
After School Registration Letter 2017-18
After School Registration Form Master 2017-18
Early Education Registration Letter 2018-2019
Early Education Registration Form 2018-2019
Infant Toddler Registration Letter 2018-2019
Infant Toddler Registration Form 2018-2019
Fee List 2018-19
Shared-Custody (parental agreement)
Hold-Harmless Consent for Babysitting
Infant & Toddler Pacifier Permission Form
At our Traditional Services we sing praise through hymns accompanied by our piano or pipe organ.
At this service we lean more toward a more contemporary style of worship with our very own Praise Band “Quilts & Ferns” led by Jayné Kirk.
TEACHER: Don Gatewood or JD Philyaw
A Sunday Evening worship service lead by Rev. Don Gatewood or JD Philyaw that meets most Sundays in the Chapel located on the right side of the Narthex. This one-hour informal service where we enjoy singing familiar hymns of the congregation throughout the years. The informal atmosphere is a great option for those who appreciate a Sunday evening service as well as those whose schedules are busy on Sunday morning. This service is often canceled if churchwide ministries or events are scheduled on Sunday evenings. At the present time, child care is not provided.
TIME: 6:30PM – 7:30PM
GRADE: Preschool (Ages 2+), K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade.
FB Kids is a time of fun, music, and growing! With Groups “Dig In” kids learn how the Bible can help them every day.
In Kids Choir, children learn songs and praise God through music.
TIME: 6:30PM – 7:30PM
GRADES: 6th – 12th grade
Youth meets on Wednesdays in the upstiars Youth Rooms in the church to hang out, make friends, & play games. We worship God through music, God’s word, and through small groups.
Find out more about the Uth program here!
TIME: 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Chris Clark: Back To Basics 1
The first of a four semester series covering the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.
Ed Grant: Bible Study
What if you identified with Jesus’ daily habits and incorporated them int your life, becoming an instrument of God’s grace?
Debby Cunningham: “” By
Reclaim and reinterpret for today, John Wesley’s understanding of the transfermation of the heart, which he called “Christian Perfection”.
Ron Delph: The Minor Prophets; God Still Speaks
A new look at the 12 minor prophets of the Old Testament and their message for us today.
Don Gatewood: “The Chapel”
The Chapel is a year round Bible study, one book at a time