Welcome to First Class Homeschool Ministries
Let FCHM help your church serve local homeschooling families.
At First Class Homeschool Ministries, we believe that churches should be lighthouses for homeschooling families: a place where parents can find information on how to get started in home education, and be given the opportunity to get involved with other homeschooling families through a church-sponsored homeschool co-op.
FCHM Co-ops: An Opportunity to Serve
Many times a family that comes to a homeschool co-op is either unfamiliar with the church, or looking for a church. Churches that host FCHM co-ops have a unique opportunity to support families who are already attending a church in their area (leading by example) and by offering those who are looking for a church or who have not heard the gospel a safe place in which to become familiar with the church.
Usually as a family becomes more familiar with the church, they will also be interested in becoming part of the church family, just as they are part of the co-op family.
Homeschool families are no different from other families in most ways - they generally tend to have one parent at home, thereby making them a single income family and they tend to have larger families. In recent years, the divorce rate among homeschooling families has increased, as it has in Christian homes across the board.
Homeschooling families need the support of pastors all across the world. When churches begin to see the importance and the need of ministering to homeschooling families, then homeschooling parents begin to feel connected with their local church in a very positive way.
Homeschooling is growing!
You can encourage a new generation of homeschooling parents.
When churches open their doors to a FCHM homeschool co-op they make a positive difference in the lives of the children that attend.