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 Worship Times

Worship Times

SUNDAY CHURCH SERVICES
TRADITIONAL STYLE SERVICE | 8:30AM

TIME: 8:30AM


At our Traditional Services we sing praise through hymns accompanied by our piano or pipe organ.

CONTEMPORARY SERVICE | 11AM

TIME: 11:00AM


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.

EVENING WORSHIP | 6:00PM

TIME: 6:00PM
LOCATION: Chapel
TEACHER: Don Gatewood or Warren Falkner


A Sunday Evening worship service lead by Rev. Don Gatewood or Rev. Warren Falkner that meets most Sundays in the Chapel located on the right side of the Narthex. This one hour informal service led by Rev. Don Gatewood or Rev. Warren Falkner. Enjoy singing familiar, favorite hymns of the congregation throughout the year. 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 cancelled if church wide ministries or events are scheduled on Sunday evenings. At the present time, child care is not provided.


WEDNESDAY CHURCH SERVICES
DINNER | 5PM

TIME: 5:00PM – 6:00PM


Dinner is served! Reservations may be made the week before, on the preceding Sunday, or up to noon Monday through the church office. Adults $6, Children (under 12) $5; no family pays more than $20.

CHILDREN | 6:30PM

TIME: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

GRADE: Preschool (Ages 2+), K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade.


WEDNESDAY COOL KIDS
Wednesday COOL Kids is a time of fun, music, and growing! Jump into “Living Inside Out” where kids learn how the Bible can help them every day.

KIDS CHOIR
In Kids Choir, children learn songs and praise God through music.

YOUTH | 6:30PM

TIME: 6:30PM – 8:00PM

GRADES: 6th – 12th grade


Youth meets on Wednesdays in the basement of the church to hang out, make friends, eat snacks, play games. We worship God through music, God’s word, and through small groups.
Find out more about the Uth program here!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE | 6:30PM
Beginning September 2nd, 2015

TIME: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

ADULT CLASS


Chris Clark: Back To Basics 1
The first of a four semester series covering the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.


Ellis & Julie Conley: “The Jesus Priorities” By Christopher Maricle
What if you identified with Jesus’ daily habits and incorporated them int your life, becoming an instrument of God’s grace?


Alan & Karen Cummings: Financial Peace
We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University is that plan. This 9 week course teaches God’s way of handling money, to get rid of dept, spend and save wisely, and much more.


Debby Cunningham: “A Disciple’s Heart” By James Harnish
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


Dan & JoAnn Kennedy: The Legacy Journey
This 7 week biblically based class teaches how to truly live and leave a legacy for generations, covering investing, basic estate planning, and discovering the keys to generational wealth and true generosity.