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Picnics this Thursday and Friday

Our Back to School picnics are this Thursday and Friday, September 18 & 19. Please plan to pick up your child in their regular classrooms at noon and walk over to the Capitol. We will have signage visible for you to find your child's class and enjoy some fellowship. Here are some things to remember: Please plan to bring a lunch for yourself and your … [Read More...]


Calling all FUMP dads!

  FUMP school-wide picnics are coming up on Thursday 9/18 and Friday 9/19 and we are looking for some Pops that POP to help us out with popping and bagging a popcorn treat for the children. No prior experience necessary. Hard working, self motivated individuals only need apply. We’ve got all the materials, we just need two Pops that POP volunteers on … [Read More...]


Date change for picnic

We are postphoning our all school picnics by one week.  They will now be held on Thursday and Friday, September 18 & 19 at noon on the Capitol Grounds. We look forward to having you there! … [Read More...]

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The FUMP experience

People often ask me the difference between First United Methodist Preschool and other preschool programs, which is sometimes hard to put into words.  After 25 years of association with FUMP, it is like family to me, and so many of our values are intrinsic to me now.  There is so much jargon thrown around these […]

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Welcome to “Preschool Mode”, FUMP’s Unplugged Philosophy

As I write this in a coffee shop, there is a parent with a child who looks to be three years old. The parent is typing and reading on a smart phone.  The child mostly entertains herself.  She calls out to her parent to get her attention.  The parent says yes each time without looking […]

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