9:00 am — 2:00 pm
Belle Aire Baptist Church, 1307 N Rutherford Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN, United States
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The Lord is continuing to bring the nations to Tennessee, and with this comes the opportunity for language ministry. Belle Aire Baptist church, in partnership with the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, will be hosting a conference for English as a Second Language ministries. If your church currently has or is interested in starting a language ministry, please join us.

Speakers will be Beth Moore, TBMB Compassion Ministries Specialist and Katja Hedding, Immigration Attorney.



9:00-9:15 WELCOME
9:15-10:00 GENERAL SESSION 1 – Beth Moore, Speaker
– Insights on Tennessee’s immigrant population and sharing the gospel.
10:00-10:15 BREAK
10:15-11:00 GENERAL SESSION 2 – Katja Hedding, Speaker
– Working with immigrants at all stages of their journey.
– Citizenship process and church liability.
11:00-12:00 LUNCH
– Introduce the ministries represented.
12:00-12:50 BREAKOUT SESSION 1
*If you are currently teaching, please bring a favorite activity and curriculum sample.*

  • Teaching Beginners
    – Share activities and curriculum samples.
    – Drills and survival skills.
  • Teaching Intermediate Students
    – Share activities and curriculum samples.
    – Pronunciation and grammar.
    – Conversation strategies and games.
  • Teaching Advanced Students
    – Share activities and curriculum samples.
    – English for Specifics Purposes (ESP).
  • Preparing Students for Citizenship
    – Share activities and curriculum samples.
    – Directing students to community resources.
  • 12:55-1:45 BREAKOUT SESSION 2

  • Building an ESL ministry
  • Assessments
    – Compare and rehearse placement interviews.
  • Using technology
    – Finding resources online.
    – Using technology in class.
    – Teaching online.
  • 1:45-2:00 CONCLUSION


    July 16
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Event Category:
    Beth Moore

    During this event, the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board (or its agents or designees) will be photographing. You may be photographed. By your attendance, you are granting your permission to be photographed for commercial purposes and agree to the following: (1) being photographed by any means; (2) commercial or any other use of your likeness without compensation; (3) specifically waiving all rights of privacy during the photographing; (4) releasing the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, its agents, designees, officers and employees from any liability for loss, damage, or compensation for the commercial or other use of your likeness; and (5) compliance with all rules and regulations of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board for this event.

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