77 Jackson Street, Sylva, NC 28779 office@sylvafumc.org 828.586.2358

Early Learning Center


The Early Learning Center is a mission of First United Methodist, Sylva.  The Early Learning Center (ELC) operates Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM with an early drop-off beginning at 7:30 AM for an additional cost. The ELC will follow the Jackson County Public Schools schedule for any holidays and closings.

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ELC News

  • Enrollment for the 2019 summer session (June 17-August 2) and the 2019-20 school year opens February 1 for current students and Sylva FUMC members. New students may enroll beginning March 1. *Important* you are only enrolled once the registration form and fee are received. The summer session fee is $25 and $50 for the 2019-20 school year.
  • The spring musical and Pre-K graduation will be held Thursday, May 30th at 6 pm in the Christian Life Center.
  • 2019-2020 Meet the Teacher Night to be held August 14th at 5-6 pm!

Upcoming Closings

  • May 27th- Memorial Day Holiday
  • May 30st- Last Day of School


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