Our Mission

The mission of the Growing Tree Nursery School, a not-for-profit outreach of the First United Methodist Church of Pulaski, Tennessee, is to provide, in partnership with families, the best possible opportunity for the growth of each child emotionally, spiritually, socially, physically, and academically in a secure, warm, safe, and loving ​Christian environment.

Our program includes a free play period; activities suitable for two, three, and four-year-old children such as using ​paints, glue, crayons, etc.; story time; music time; outdoor play; Bible Story and Christian Music time; opportunities to practice good citizenship and leadership; rest time; and time to explore the child’s world.

Ages Accepted

Enrollment is open to children 2 years of age through Pre-K. The Growing Tree does not discriminate for enrollment purposes on the basis of race, color, religion, or physical or mental disability.

Welcome to the Growing Tree Nursery School page - a mission of First United Methodist Church of Pulaski. We would love to enroll your child in our nursery school or after-school program.

We pride ourselves on being a 3 star rated, developmentally appropriate program.  The Growing Tree has been open for over 50 years and continues to be a safe and nurturing environment where your child can grow and learn.


Laura Casey Thorn


Ministry of First United Methodist Church of Pulaski, TN

Feel free to contact us for more information, to share a picture or story, or to answer any questions that you may have. 

Address: ​200 West Jefferson Street, Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: 931-363-7465

Email: growing.tree@fumcpulaski.com

Hours of Operation

Due to the CDC Guidelines pertaining to COVID-19, our hours of operation are 7:15 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday.  Everything after that line under hours of operation can be deleted.


Kayla Kelley


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