Starting a Weekday Ministry
The new Weekday Preschool Ministry Guidelines and Appendix are now available online. Please click on the links below to access downloadable copies. If you need assistance, please feel free to contact me.
Great day blessings!
GBOD | The United Methodist Church
Toll-free: (877) 899-2780 Ext. 1760
UMAP offers the following for churches who are planning to develop Early Childhood Programs.
The General Board of Discipleship nweb site has a helpful page:
Another helpful resource is:
"Director's Manual for Weekday Ministries" - Available at Amazon
On the Florida Department of Children and Families website you can learn more about the licensure requirements of child care facilities and how to apply.
UMAP can offer General Membership to churches that are in the beginning stages of developing an Early Childhood Weekday Program. Also available from UMAP are our Accreditation Standards. Following these standards will help your church offer a high quality Early Childhood Program wilth the possibility of Gold Seal Accreditation.
UMAP Board Members are also willing to help in any way they can.