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.

Weekly Class Schedule:


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
ULC = University Lutheran Church, 2100 San Antonio, Suite 110, Austin, 78705⋅ 
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 for Living:  Focuses on English words that are used for ordinary situations in life.  For example, English to use at the grocery store.  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

Book Club Participants choose an Easy English Book to read together and meet to discuss it. 

Water Color Group  This is a group for anyone interested in doing water color painting.  Beginners to Advanced. Work on your own and get advice from our experienced art teacher. Thursdays 3 PM – 6 PM. St, Paul Lutheran Church. Contact  for more info.

5 PM Sunday Night Worship & $1 Dinner:  This is a simple worship service followed by dinner.  Please bring a donation of $1 for the meal. You may participate or simply observe.  All are welcome. No registration required.  Worship followed by meal beginning at 5 PM at 2100 San Antonio, Suite 110. Enter on 21st Street.

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 additional information on our teaching staff Click Here

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

how to find us

Worship Service
Sundays @5pm


University Lutheran Church, 2100 San Antonio, Suite 110, Austin, TX 78705

For ESL classes:  St. Paul Lutheran, 3501 Red River;  Redeemer Lutheran, 1500 W. Anderson Lane, University Lutheran, 2100 San Antonio Suite 110

For University Lutheran parking: please  contact Pastor Mitwede for possible access to the garage.  Otherwise please park on the street or in St. Austin’s Church Garage on San Antonio St.   Plenty of free parking at St. Paul Lutheran and Redeemer Lutheran for ESL participants.
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