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Joyful Noise Preschool


Make a Joyful Noise Unto the LordPsalm 100:1


 Our Philosophy

• Each child is unique and capable.

• We provide an age-appropriate and enriching environment with hands-on learning

• First United Methodist Church’s Joyful Noise Preschool admits all children regardless of race, nationality, or religion.


 The preschool program is available to members and non-members



 FUMC_treeBIRDlogo_V2Joyful Noise Brochure

Click on the link above to view and print a brochure. To register online click here.

For more information please contact Jane Grimes, Joyful Noise Preschool Director, at 717-781-2673.


2015-2016 Class Sessions


2-Year Old Class:                                                             4 Year Old Classes: 

Class Session                                                                                  Class Session                

Tuesday and Thursday                                                                      Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

9:00 am to 11:30am                                                                           9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Maximum of 10 students                                                                   Two classes with a max of 12 students each


Wednesday and Friday                                                                      Tuesday, Thursday

9:00 am to 11:30 am                                                                          9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Maximum of 10 students                                                                   Two classes with a max of 12 students each


3-Year Old Classes:                                                         5 Year Old Transition Classes (Kindergarten Prep):

Class sessions                                                                                 Class sessions

Monday, Wednesday, Friday                                                             Tuesday through Friday

9:00 am to 11:30 am                                                                          9:00 am to 12:00 pm

                                                                                                           Maximum of 12 students

Tuesday, Thursday

9:00 am to 11:30 am

Maximum of 13 students per session




We offer the following age-appropriate activities in our classrooms:


• Bible stories and activities                                                                • Crafts with paint, glue, scissors

• Sing songs                                                                                        • Gross & fine motor activities

• Act out songs with finger plays and motions                                     • Structured playtime in gym*

• Play games                                                                                       • Pray as a group

• Learn to follow directions                                                                  • and SNACKS!

• Listen to stories

 *Outdoor play area is available when weather allows.






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