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Arbor Baptist Church Literacy Ministry

Listing Last Update: September 17, 2020

Location

1137 North Merrimac Drive Extension
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
arborbaptist.org/missions/local-missions

Primary Contact

Donna Milner

(229) 457-5612

donnamilner@yahoo.com

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To help my child learn
  • To learn English
  • To become a U.S. citizen

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

ESL classes offered at 3 levels by trained teachers in a classroom setting to encourage speaking. Adult Reading and Writing is offered by trained teachers one on one for all ages above 16 years. There are several tutoring programs for children some at the church and others at the school. Teachers and tutors receive certified training by the North American Mission Board. Virtual learning is being added to all programs.

Mission Statement

The goal of our Literacy Missions Ministry is to serve the needs of the people of our community in the area of literacy while sharing Jesus Christ with them.

Hours of operation: Wed 6:30-8:30 PM

Cost info: Classes are free. ESL students buy their book which costs $10. Tutors for adults are free. Adult Reading students buy their books which costs $50, but there is a payment plan. Tutors for children are free and there is no book fee. Children will be given free books several times a year.

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

The English class at Arbor has been a life saver for me. Coming from China with no family here and very few Chinese in this area, I was very lonely and finding it difficult to adjust to life in America. The teachers at Arbor are very kind and really want to help you in many ways not just to learn English. I thank them for helping me.

Program’s Demographics/Metrics

We welcome all adults wishing to learn English or improve their Reading. Our 3 English classes average 7 students each. Our Reading tutoring is done one on one.

Program Status:
Active