Welcome to ESL!

The ESL Ministry at College Road Baptist Church offers free classes every Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Our goal is to assist adults from other countries who want to learn or improve their English speaking ability. We offer four levels of classes, from beginners to advanced, to meet the specific needs of each student. Free childcare is provided by our Student and Children’s Ministries. If you know anyone that may benefit from this ministry, please call our office at 352.237.5741 for more information.

Interested in Volunteering?

As we kick-off our 14th year of ministry this fall, we are always seeking new volunteers. You do not need to speak a foreign language or even be an experienced school teacher. We are looking for people who have a passion to help others. Teacher training and certification is provided by the Florida Baptist Convention. We believe that God has placed all of us here at this time to meet this special need and to point our students to Christ. Please prayerfully consider if God is calling you to join this ministry.

The following opportunities are available:

Teacher

The Lead Teacher is responsible for preparing and teaching the lesson each week. Time commitment is 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM each Wednesday throughout the school year (September thru May). Training is provided and required for this position.

Assistant Teacher

The Assistant Teacher will assist the Lead Teacher throughout the lesson as well as the students during class time each week. Time commitment is 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM each Wednesday throughout the school year (September thru May).

Hospitality Team

The Hospitality Team is responsible for assembling refreshments for Large Group Time. Responsibilities include clean up at the end of the meeting time. Time commitment is 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM each Wednesday that you are assigned throughout the school year (September thru May).

Discover ESL

Traveling along State Road 200, not too far from West Marion Hospital, and a stone’s throw away from the new auto dealerships, will be a sign “Free English Classes, Wednesdays, 6 pm” at College Road Baptist Church (5010 SW College Road)…

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