Our Mission Statement
First United Methodist Church Preschool is a church sponsored Christian mission program and does acknowledge and respect the different religions and cultures represented in the program and the community. The mission of First United Methodist Church Preschool is to guide our children in wisdom and stature; we should show them the love that we have been shown by God.
The First United Methodist Preschool program will provide a happy environment for your child, in which learning is based on clear goals of self development, resulting in fruitful activities and fun. This stress free environment allows each child the freedom to progress at his/her own rate. It is our hope and prayer that from this informal learning experience there emerges a child who has a positive self-concept; a child who is physically, emotionally, and spiritually coordinated; a child who learns to function in a group of children and adults; a child who is learning to appreciate and enjoy God’s world and the people who share the world with them; who can use language to communicate with others, to express themselves in many ways; in summary a child who is curious and wants to learn.
This is a “pre” – school program designed to provide readiness for kindergarten. Readiness is not reading, writing, adding and subtracting for the preschooler. Instead it is interacting with others and engaging in planned activities through play that will enable him to perform these skills successfully later. Therefore, throughout our entire program you will see “work” disguised as play.
Activities and Experience
The staff and the curriculum of the preschool offer opportunity for your child to participate in play experiences that enable them to develop in faith, physically, socially, emotionally, cognitively, and in self-help and language skills.