Agape House

Agape House is a group of children, youth and adults that meets one time per week for fun, food, fellowship, and Christian education. Agape House meets at DeUMC most Wednesday evenings, 5:30-7:30 pm. Children ages pre-K through high school and adult volunteers are welcome to become a part of Agape House. Rides in and around town are provided at the end of Agape House. If you would like to help support Agape House, adult volunteers, new or gently used books for our library, and financial support are always welcome and appreciated. For more information, please contact Angie Baughman at (618) 201-0139 or



A nursery with a certified attendant is provided for children three years and younger during the Sunday morning worship service. The Nursery is located at the back of the Sanctuary. Adult volunteers are needed to assist the nursery worker each Sunday. Donations of peanut-free snacks, juice boxes, and baby wipes are always needed. Please contact Jamie Green at for more information.

Summer Church Camp

Camp offers fun, fellowship and opportunity for developing a closer relationship with God. Little Grassy United Methodist Church Camp is just south of Carbondale. There are many camp themes for children from lower elementary through teens. Cross & Flame Ministries strongly supports camping opportunities for youth and funds a significant portion of camp costs. Visit For more information, please contact Andy McNitt at (618) 201-2135, Nancy McNitt at (618) 201-1533, or Christine Nolan at (618) 687-2317.