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Pleasant Valley UMC, Ekklesia USA, and Foundry UMC Join ESLIM

At the November 1, 2015 meeting of the ESLIM Board of Directors, the Board unanimously voted to accept Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C., Ekklesia USA in Reston, Virginia, and Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church in Chantilly, Virginia as new members of the ESLIM coalition. We now offer classes in 18 locations in northern […]

Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington DC to Join ESLIM

Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. has applied to join ESLIM. Our new membership team has visited Foundry’s site and with their program’s leadership, found their programs and facilities to be excellent, and will enthusiastically recommend their admission to the ESLIM Board. Pending the Fall 2015 Board meeting, Foundry UMC will participate in ESLIM […]

Pleasant Valley UMC in Chantilly and Ekklesia USA in Reston to Join ESLIM

Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church in Chantilly and Ekklesia USA have applied to join ESLIM. Our new membership team has visited both sites and met with their leadership, found their programs and facilities to be outstanding, and will enthusiastically recommend their admission to the ESLIM Board. Pending the Fall 2015 Board meeting, Pleasant Valley and […]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

All of our ESL programs are planning for the Fall 2015 semester.  If you would like to volunteer as a teacher or teacher assistant with one of our programs, please submit a volunteer application and someone will contact you regarding volunteer opportunities.   All volunteers will be provided with free training in ESL teaching.

Fall 2015 English Class Schedules Announced

The schedules for our Fall 2015 English classes have been announced.  Our ESLIM programs will be offering classes at more than a dozen locations throughout Northern Virginia and in the District of Columbia— with classes offered every day of the week except Sundays.  Most classes are offered in the evenings, but day classes are available at programs in […]

ESLIM Welcomes Leesburg United Methodist Church & Redeemer Church of Arlington

At our spring 2015 Board meeting, ESLIM admitted two new members to our coalition of faith-based organizations offering lessons in English as a Second Language — Leesburg United Methodist Church and Redeemer Church of Arlington. Leesburg UMC is an old friend of ESLIM, having been a member for many years before becoming independent a few […]

Fall 2015 Teacher Training

New Teacher Training ESLIM will offer two New Teacher training classes for Fall 2015. The first class will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015,  9:00 am – 4:00 pm, at  Dulin United Methodist Church, 513 E. Broad St, Falls Church VA  22406. The second class will be held Saturday, September 12, 2015,  9:00 am – 4:00 pm, […]

Spring & Summer Classes 2015

Most of our ESLIM programs close for the summer break in March or April. However, we do have some programs that continue into the spring and early summer. Our program at Graham Road United Methodist Church in Falls Church, Virginia has a Spring/Summer semester that begins on Saturday, April 18 and runs through Saturday, June […]

Refresh and Renew Teacher Training: Authentic Instruction: Bringing Real Life Into the Classroom and Taking Learning Out to Real Life

ESLIM will offer a  training workshop for experienced ESLIM teachers on Sunday, January 25, 2015, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. The workshop will be held at Bruen Chapel United Methodist Church at 3035 Cedar Lane in Fairfax.   This workshop is primarily for returning ESLIM teachers, but new teachers are also welcome to attend. To register, […]

Winter/Spring 2015 Class Schedule Announced

The schedules for our Winter/Spring 2015 English classes have been announced.  Our ESLIM member programs will be offering classes at more than a dozen locations throughout Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia — with classes offered every day of the week.  Most classes are offered in the evenings, but day classes are available at programs in […]