International Student Ministry

Welcome to the USA and to Austin!
We offer free English and Bible classes for international students, scholars, their families and friends.  We are a Christian  organization, however, we respect and welcome all people from any faith or no faith to our ESL program.
To get more information or enroll in a class, please send an  e-mail to Mrs. Marcia at with your name and class choices (class number#) or click on this link to register directly: Registration Form
All classes are free and meet once a week on the day indicated. You may join a class at any time during the semester.
Class Locations: St. Paul = St. Paul Lutheran Church, 3501 Red River, Austin, 78705;
     Redeemer = Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1500 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, 78757
Class Schedule:
Class #1
9:30 am -10:30 am ESL Bible
Location: St. Paul
Teachers: Richard & Marcia
Meets each week
Class #2
10:30 am – 12 noon
English Conversation
Location: St. Paul
Teachers: Staff
 Beginning Tues.,
Aug. 29
Class #4 
9:30 am – 11:00 am
Easy Grammar & Pronunciation
Location: Redeemer
Teachers: Staff
 Meets each week
Class #7
10:30 am – 12 noon
Idioms & Slang
Location: St. Paul
Teacher: Richard
 Beginning Thurs., Aug. 31
Class #5
11 am – 12 noon
ESL Bible
Location: Redeemer
Teachers: Staff
 Meets each week
Class #8
10:30 am – 12 noon
Mommy & Me
Location: St. Paul
Teacher: Shannon
Meets each week
Class #3
12:45 pm- 2 pm ESL Bible
Location: St. Paul
Teacher: Mark
 Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 29
Class #9
12:45 pm – 2 pm
ESL Bible
Location: St. Paul
Teachers: Richard & Marcia Beginning Thurs., Aug. 31
5 pm 
Location: St. Paul
Teacher: Richard 
6 pm
1$ Dinner
Location: St. Paul
Class #6
6:00 – 7:30 pm
English Conversation
Teacher: Staff
Beginning Wed., Aug. 30
You may join a class any time during the semester.

English Conversation Class:  Provides opportunities to practice speaking English in a casual setting. Make new friends and learn about American culture.  Classes are casual and fun  (4 – 6 people per group). Weekly worksheets are provided to class members. Suggested English Level: Intermediate

English Vocabulary and Pronunciation:  Focuses on meanings of English words and how to pronounce words correctly so you will be understood by Americans in your daily life.  Materials provided by the teacher.   Suggested English Level: Easy

ESL Bible Class:  The Bible has influenced much of the English language and American culture.  English Bibles and all other materials are provided for participants.  No prior Bible knowledge is required. Suggested English Level:  Intermediate

Idioms and Slang:  The American language uses many idioms and slang.  This class will help define idioms and slang expressions that are common in daily life in America.  Suggested English Level: Intermediate

Mommy & Me:  For mommies and their babies ages, 0-3 years.  Includes play time, singing, Bible story time, and lots of chatting time for mommies (daddies, grandmas or other caregivers welcome). This class meets each week.  Suggested English Level:  Low/Intermediate

Sunday Night Worship & $1 Dinner:  This is a simple worship service followed by dinner.  Please bring $1 donation for meal. You may participate or simply observe.  All are welcome.

REGISTER FOR A CLASS:  Send an email with your name and choice of classes (class #) to: or register directly by clicking on this link: Registration Form

Your enrollment will be confirmed via email, text or phone.  Please note: add to your contacts in order to receive e-mails from us. 

For directions to St. Paul Lutheran Church, please go to this link:

how to find us

Worship Service
Sundays @5pm


3501 Red River St
Austin, TX 78705
Enter from the parking lot on the north side of the building.