Uzone After School Drop-In & Tutoring Center

About Uzone

An After-School Non-profit Ecumenical Community Outreach Ministry of Grace United Methodist Church

  • Provides volunteers and tutors to make a positive impact in middle and
    high school age youth to achieve their academic potential
  • A safe and social gathering place for youth after school with free snacks
    served daily
  • Encourages social values such as kindness, helpfulness, personal
    responsibility, respect through recreational activities.

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  • Open 3:15-5:30 Monday through Thursday when school is in session

Location: Just North of the High School–within walking distance.
805 West Highway 55 Paynesville, MN 56362

Contact Information

  • Phone: 320-243-ZONE (9663)
  • Email:
  • Uzone Site Manager: Kelly Kandels
  • Site Manager’s email:

Uzone Calendar

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Uzone Staff

The Uzone was established in the spring of 2007 as an off-site outreach ministry to the youth and families of our community. Our congregation underwrites the majority of the Uzone budget through mission monies, grants and special offerings. Other monies come from community grants, private and various organization donations, which recognize the work of the Uzone as a tremendous asset to our community!