our weekday school
WDS is an early childhood program designed for children
ages 15 months to 5 years. Our program supports children's spiritual, physical,
social, emotional and cognitive growth with opportunities for learning
in a loving and faith-based environment.
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
"Stay & Play" hours available
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Brightwheel is a tool for classroom management, communication, photos, videos, online bill pay, and much more. Brightwheel is the industry leader in early education, proven to save time for staff, allowing for measurably more time with students, while also delivering a much better experience for parents.
2 DAYSper week
3 DAYSper week
5 DAYSper week
Kroger Community Rewards Program
This program provides funding to help support our Weekday School program.
Anyone with a Kroger rewards card can participate - simply visit the link below. Once you have logged into your Kroger account, search for First United Methodist WDS (JF073) and click Enroll.
FUMC Weekday NonDiscrimination Policy
The Columbia First United Methodist Weekday School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights,
privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration policies.
Romans 2:11 – “There is no preferential treatment with God.”
meet our staff
Robin Pilkinton & Ashley Hamilton
Three Year Old Class
Hynie McDowell &
Four Year Old Classes
Dana Reed, Kristin Cummins, Rachel Garrett & Gracie McDowell
Trina Caban & Lindsey Thurmon
Ashley Gehrke, Lili Finney & Andrea Waibl
Two Year Old Classes