CMC Weekday

100 Mt Salus Dr., Clinton MS 39056 – 601.924.9961

About the Weekday Ministries

Established in Clinton over forty years ago, the weekday programs meet in the education wing of the church. Our teachers have decades of experience in education, as well as knowledge in developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) for young children.

Contact Director Michele Rittenhouse at 601-924-9961 or by email at [email protected] for more information.

Employment Application can be found here.


Three- and four-year-old Preschool is an opportunity to learn and play with other children. With guidance from loving Christian teachers, our children are well prepared for kindergarten.

Five-Day classes are Monday – Friday and Three-Day classes are Tuesday – Thursday.

Preschool hours are from 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Playdays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. offered Monday through Friday for an additional charge.

Summer Playdays are available Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

There is a full time option for preschool where they spend the morning in the preschool classroom, and have a rest period and extended play in the afternoon.  Hours for full time are Monday – Friday from 7:30 – 5:30.

Our three and four-year-old preschool classes use Get Set for School which is part of the Learning Without Tears® curriculum.

“The Learning Without Tears® curriculum draws from years of innovation and research to provide developmentally appropriate, multisensory tools and strategies for your classroom. The program follows research that demonstrates children learn more effectively by actively doing, with materials that address all styles of learning.”

“This curriculum prepares children for kindergarten in a developmentally appropriate way…It will help 4-year-olds get set for school by helping them develop coloring, drawing, counting and beginning writing skills. Look for the alphabet, pictures, colors, shapes, Mat Man®, letters, and numbers. Children will sing, color, draw, count and write all year long.

The fundamental part is the careful way in which we use hands-on letter and number play. Children happily and actively build letters and numbers before they write. We also teach them how to hold and use crayons. These are the early habits that will serve them well next year and every year.”

Preschool Staff 

1’s and 2’s

Mothers’ Morning Out provides a safe, nurturing environment where children ages 1-2 spend the morning learning, playing and growing together.  This program is perfect for families that:

    • Have a desire to enhance their child(ren)’s social and developmental skills
    • Need just a few hours a week to take care of personal, family or household needs
    • Looking for a summer only Mother’s Morning Out program

Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday (your choice based on availability) or Monday – Thursday and a Friday option as well.
August through May – 8:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Summer Mother’s Morning Out is also available June through July. 

There is a full time option for MMO where they are in the MMO classroom until 1:45, and enjoy extended play in the afternoon.  Hours for full time are Monday – Friday from 7:30 – 5:30.

Summer Programs

Our summer programs include:

  • Summer Playdays are available Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. for children entering PK3 through those entering kindergarten.  (MUST be potty trained)
  • Summer Mother’s Morning Out for children one year of age through those entering PK3

Handbook,  Applications and Resources

Parents Handbook

for MMO, Preschool,
and Full Time Care
Click Here


Application for Preschool for Child Care


Here You Will Find A Resource List for Children and Families


Calendar for 2024-2025 

Admin & Preschool Staff

Michele Rittenhouse – Weekday Director

Jill Hardy – Weekday Office Administrator

Carol Richards – Weekday Office Assistant

Amelia Stuart – Preschool Assistant

Jen Keys PK4  (5 day) Teacher

Jill Hardy – PK3 Teacher

Stacey Thornton – PK3 (5 Day) Teacher

Iesha Daniels – PK 4 (5 Day) Teacher

Megan Strickler – Substitute Teacher

Shane Graham – PK4 (5 Day) Teacher

Mother’s Morning Out Staff

Alicia Johnson – MMO Supervisor

Kimberly Brockington –2 year old teacher 

Tina White – 2 year old teacher

Wendy Hopkins – Cook & MMO Assistant

Wanda Carter – 1 year old teacher

Karen Evans – 1 year old teacher

Kim Barber – MMO 2 year old teacher

Kelsie Funchess – MMO assistant teacher