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.
COM Family Handbook (Updated November 06, 2016)
2016 School Calendar
After School Registration Form Master 2015-16
Early Education Registration 2017-18
Infant/Toddler Registration 2017-18
Fee List 2016-17
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 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.
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.
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.
In Kids Choir, children learn songs and praise God through music.
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!
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.
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.