Childcare Ministry

Our objective is to provide safe, loving care that will enable young children to feel secure and comfortable while away from their parents and home. We provide developmentally appropriate activities within a Christian environment.

The program at CUMC includes quiet times and active times to ensure positive mental, physical, emotional, social and spiritual development. We help prepare children for school by providing activities for listening and following  directions, activities for getting along in a group, and by providing many language arts and learning experiences. In the summer, we have a week of Bible School activities for those age appropriate. Through all of these activities we expose the children to a loving God, who sets an example of how we should treat others.

Christ United Methodist Church Child Care Ministry Will Open July 31st

  • Open Monday- Friday 7:00am-6:00pm
  • Ages 6 weeks to Pre-Kindergarten


  • Annual Registration Fee– $50/child or $75/family
  • Chicks– Infants (6 weeks to 7 months)- Weekly $185.00
  • Lambs– One Year Olds- Weekly $175.00
  • Colts– Two Year Olds- Weekly $165.00
  • Farm Hands– 3/4/5 year olds- Weekly $145.00

(Please Note, if paying online with a credit/debit card there is an additional fee of $5/child.)

Caregiver to Child Ratio

  • 2 caregivers for 8 Chicks
  • 2 caregivers for 8 Lambs
  • 2 caregivers for 10 Colts
  • 4 caregivers for 16 Farm Hands

To Register

  • Download, print and fill out the Registration form or pick up a registration form in the church office
  • Registration Fee is due when registration form is turned in.
  • Mail or bring into the church office the registration form and payment. Payments may also be made online at (Please Note, if paying online with a credit/debit card there is an additional fee of $5/child.)
  • Mailing address: Christ United Methodist Church 3610 South 18th Street Lafayette, Indiana 47909
  • Church Office Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-3pm

For more information or to schedule a tour contact Carrie McCool, Children’s Ministry Director:  or call 765-474-4313

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