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International Language Schools (ILS)
Director of International Language School, Melanie Brents, cell number 251-895-6979
The International Language School (ILS) opened in 1981 as an MBA ministry. The ILS is available to non-English speaking students. Each student is evaluated and placed according to their level of ability. A trained volunteer teacher helps the students learn English and about the love of Jesus.
ESL (English as a Second Language)
Friday, January 9 - 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Mobile Baptist Associational Office
Interested in teaching ESL but not sure how to get started? Want to start an ESL ministry at your church? Currently teaching ESL but wish to improve your skills in the classroom? Need ideas for how to share the gospel through an ESL classroom? This 14 hours certification training will answer all of these questions and more.
Please mark your calendar now for January 9 – 10, 2015. This event is sponsored by the Literacy Department of the Alabama State Board of Missions and the Mobile Baptist International Language School. The cost is $25.00 and includes training, materials, and two meals. Registration deadline is Monday, January 5, 2015.
Please print out the registration form and mail along with your check to the:
Mobile Baptist Association
Please contact Melanie Brents at 251-895-6979 if you have any questions.
Enrollment Now Open
Spring classes begin the week of January 5 - 9, 2015.
Monday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Sage Avenue Baptist Church - 150 South Sage Ave., Mobile)
Wednesday mornings 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Tillman's Corner First Baptist Church)
Thursday mornings 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Airport Boulevard Baptist Church - 6301 Airport Blvd., Mobile)
International Language School Calendar 2015
January 5- Spring Semester begins at Sage Avenue Baptist Church (6:30-8:30 p.m.)
January 7- Spring Semester begins at Tillman's Corner First Baptist Church (9:30-11:30 a.m.)
January 8- Spring Semester begins at Airport Boulevard Baptist Church (9:30-11:30 a.m.)
March 2-6- Mardi Gras Holiday (No ESL Classes)
April 13-17- Spring Break (No ESL Classes)
May 11- Last Day of ESL at Sage Avenue Baptist Church
May 13-Last Day of ESL at Tillman's Corner First Baptist Church
May 14-Last Day of ESL at Airport Boulevard Baptist Church
**Summer classes will be held in June and July on a limited basis as well. Location and dates are still being determined.
In the event of bad weather, please check with the Mobile Public Schools. If they cancel class, we will also cancel class. If you have questions, please call Melanie Brents at 251-895-6979.
Our area churches are welcome to visit any of the 3 locations.
If you are interested in being a part of reaching the nations here in Mobile, please call Melanie Brents (see above) or email Buddy Bretns, the Director of International Ministries and Church Planting.
These classes are made possible by scholarships given from the MBA, local churches, companies and individuals. You can sponsor a student for $100/year. Other ongoing needs include refreshments at each of the sites. Items such as crackers, cookies (homemade or store bought), individually wrapped candies, chips, and 2 liter drinks are appreciated. Contact Melanie Brents if you would like to donate. All monetary gifts are tax deductible.