McKendree UMC is proud of our week-day preschool! Voted "Best of Gwinnett" 3 years running! The mission of McKendree UMC Preschool is to help children develop their social, physical, emotional and spiritual selves in a Christian environment. We recognize the uniqueness God created in each child and are proud to be an inclusive school. 

We have a structured curriculum for each age level that includes cognitive and language skills development, fine and gross motor skills, social and emotional development, as well as spiritual development through bible stories, songs and verses.


Little Me Class, Wednesdays only: Must be 1 year old by December 31st
Mother's Morning Out, 2 days p/ week: Must be 18 months on or before September 1st
2 Year Old Class, 2 day or 3 day program: 2 years old on or before September 1st
3 Year Old Class: 2,3,4 or 5 day program: 3 years old on or before September 1st
4 Year Old Class, 4 day or 5 day program: 4 years old on or before September 1st
Kindergarten, 5 day program: 5 years old on or before September 1st


School Year Office Hours: M - Th 8:30am - 2:00pm, Fri 8:30am - 1:00pm
Summer Office Hours: Tu & Th 9:00am - 2:00pm (may vary depending on the week)

Phone: 770-339-7040
Staff Email: Lisa Engberg, Preschool Director lengberg@mckendreeumc.org
Ann Perras, Assistant Director, aperras@mckendreeumc.org
Michele Balise, Office Manager, mbalise@mckendreeumc.org


To schedule a tour of the school or to enroll your child in McKendree UMC Preschool please contact the office at the information listed above. Class registration takes place in February for the following school year. Call to find out if there are spots available in your child's age group.