The Early Learning Center 
A Ministry of First United Methodist Church of Gadsden

Friends of the ELC Spring Summer Sale, March 8 & 9.

Early Learning Center (ELC)

 Gadsden First United Methodist Church is proud to be the home of a unique pre-school and learning program for children, The Early Learning Center, or ELC. This wonderful Christian educational opportunity for the youngest members of our community is available for Babies, Toddlers, Two Year Olds, 3 Year Old Kindergarten, and 4 Year Old Kindergarten.

Registration and participation in the program is dependent on the space available, and priority is given to members of First United Methodist Church and to currently enrolled children, and siblings of currently enrolled children.

The ELC operates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday, from August to May based on the school year of the Gadsden City Schools and observes holidays, weather days, and school closings as announced by the Gadsden City School System.

A summer enrollment program is available. Please check with the director for hours of operation and days that school is open in the summer.

For more information, contact Helene Haller @ 256-543-9500 or email @


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Gently used: children’s clothing, toys, books, games, shoes, high chairs, strollers, furniture and much, much more!

Dates for the 2019 Spring/Summer Sale

March 8 & 9

Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
Shop early for best selction!

and Saturday, 9 am to 12 noon
Most items half price on Saturday!

Here are the important dates and things you need to know if you would like to be a part of our sale. 

Email is the easiest way to reach us:

Sign up for our Consignment Sale Mailing List:

            Mailing List Signup

Click here for important information for Consignors:

Consignor Information and Instructions

Consignor Registration Log-In:

Consignor Registration

Additional links for working with inventory:

Consignor Login

Drop off Appointment Scheduling

Item Entry and Tag Printing 

Volunteer For the Sale- Volunteers receive a shopping pass to the pre-sale. 

Find out more about Volunteering: Volunteer Information 2018

Check Times: Volunteer Schedule

Sign-up to Volunteer: Worker Registration

Early Learning Center (ELC)-
A Fun Place to Learn and Play


Helene Haller, Director of the Early Learning Center


Hours of Operation: 9 AM to 1 PM, Monday through Thursday

(some extended hours available)

Summer Hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9 AM to 1 PM

Find out more information about enrolling your child in the ELC:


View and Print ELC Forms:

ELC Registration Form

2019-20 Tuition Contract

2019 Summer Contract

Medical Information

Interested in a teacher or teacher assistant position at the ELC?

Print Employment Application

Postions are part-time, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm with some after care hours available.

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