Methodist Early Learning

Methodist Early Learning was established in 1966. The preschool operates out of First United Methodist Church and is managed by an ecumenical Board of Directors. All teachers and caregivers are fully trained to provide a loving, stimulating environment for the children in their care.


Mother’s Morning Out

This program is for infant and toddlers whose age is between 3 and 36 months on August 1st of the school year.

Class size is very limited and dependent on children’s ages.

Activities include circle time, stories, music, gym & art and crafts.

Registration Form

Class Options

  • 3 day (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • 2 day (Tuesday, Thursday)

Methodist Play & Learn (MPL)

This class is for children who will be three (3) years of age by August 1 of the year the child will attend the program.

Activities are planned daily to enhance children’s self-esteem and instill a love of learning, including dramatic play, stories, art, music and trips to the library.

Registration Form

Class Options

  • 2 day (Tuesday, Thursday)
  • 3 day (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • Optional afternoons on Wednesday or Thursday


Methodist Pre-Kindergarten

This program is for children who will be eligible to enroll in kindergarten the following school year. This class meets Monday thru Friday and is designed to prepare children for academic success in a Christian environment.

Activities include circle time, music, bible stories, science experiments, cooking, math, and phonics. Several field trips are also planned throughout the year.

Chapel occurs weekly in MPK and is led by volunteer church members and FUMC pastors. Each week we learn about the Bible and Christian stories and values.


Class Options

  • M-F program
  • Optional afternoons on Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday
  • Early care available

General Information

Methodist Early Learning (MEL) is a non-sectarian, not for profit program. It is operated by a Board of Directors which includes members from inside and outside of the church.

We offer classes in four age levels. All classes meet from 9:00 AM to 12:00PM. Snack and gym time are offered daily. Our goal is to provide experiences to help your child grow academically, socially, and physically in a nurturing Christian environment.

Please enroll promptly if you are interested, slots fill quickly and enrollment is limited.


Additional morning care is available from 7:45 – 9:00 Monday thru Friday.


Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays we offer extra programming for children 3 years and older from 12:00 – 2:30 PM. Bring a lunch and learn!
This program is subject to change depending on enrollment.

For additional information, please contact Heather Warbritton at 635-6886 or