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The 2015 Food Fair was our last meeting until the Welcome Coffee September 24.




Friendship Begins September 24, 2015
Come join us!


New friends are always welcome at Friendship International, an organization led by Austin Baptist women for women and children from countries around the world. For 45 years women from more than 90 countries have met at Hyde Park Baptist Church from 9:45 to noon on Thursdays from September to May to share in fellowship, special programs, and to attend classes. Classes include four levels of English as a Second Language (ESL), Conversation, Citizenship, and Bible as well as a variety of creative and craft classes to increase oral  language and other skills.  The program is free, and childcare for ages 2 months to pre-k is $5 per week per family.  See  Classes page for more on classes and the Calendar for specific programs and dates.


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If you would like more information about Friendship International, contact Roxane Roelse at roxaneroelse@gmail.com.

18 Responses to Home Page

  1. Rosa Gonzalez says:

    Estoy interesada en las clases de ingles soy una mujer adulta de 54 anos ., y quiero tramitar mi emigracion , pero mis posibilidades econmicas son muy cortas., podrian ayudarme y quiero saber el costo de las clases ., mi nivel de e ducacion es medio y tengo conocmientos basicos de ingles.. gracias por su ayuda .

  2. Marisol says:

    Love Friendship International, thanks for your love and kindness. May God continue blessing your ministry.

  3. ola says:

    please give some informations, how can I join yours? thanks..

  4. irene - says:

    les agradesco su apoyo en dar clases de ingles– solo les sugiero si se pudiera que busquen la forma de dar clases de ingles basico — en las noches a partir de las 6.pm conosco muchas personas INCLUYENDOME YO. que trabajan todo el dia y quieren aprender el ingles y seria una forma de compartirles el evangelio de cristo —- gracias que DIOS LOS BENDIGA POR SU AMOR A LOS INMIGRANTES-


  5. ji hye shin says:

    Im jihye from korea. I v been here 3wks ago becaused of husband work.
    Im interested in your cross- culture program and esl program as well. Can you give me more information to me? And id like to know how to participate the classes.
    Best regards


    • admin says:

      Hi Jihye,
      We would love for you to come to Friendship this Thursday at 9:45. You will be able to choose a class that is right for you. Please come to Friendship Hall at Hyde Park Baptist Church. We look forward to seeing you.

  6. Angelica Orozco says:

    Hola Buenas Noches
    Me interesa saber sobre las clases de ESL y las de ciudadania, y como y donde debo inscribirme.
    Gracias de antemano.
    Angelica Orozco

  7. Silvette Rivera says:

    Hello, my name is Silvette and I would like to enroll for esl classes. I have been here for about one month.
    What I need to do, how is the enrollment process?

    • admin says:

      Hi Silvette
      Our classes begin Sept. 18 at 9:45 AM in Friendship Hall of Hyde Park Baptist Church. If you meet us in Friendship Hall we will tell you about our program, introduce you to our teachers, and help you find the class for you. There is no fee for the classes and we would love to meet you. See you on Sept. 18.

  8. Ysabel Sarquis says:

    Dear Sirs,

    I would like to enroll for ESL classes. I have been here for about six months.
    Is that possible? Could you please give me all information ans requirements that you need from me?

    Thanks in advance for your swift response.

    • admin says:

      Hi Ysabel
      Please come to Friendship at Hyde Park Baptist Church, located at 3901 Speedway, this Thursday at 9:45 and we will be happy to enroll you in our ESL class. There are no requirements or cost for the class. However, if you wish to purchase a book, there will be a fee. You should come to the Friendship Registration Desk and you will be guided to the appropriate class. See you Thursday.

  9. Cel mai bun articol despre friendshipinternationalaustin.org pe care l-am citit!

  10. adela says:

    Hello this is Adela.
    I’m interested in the ESL classes I just came to this country like 3 weeks ago, I really would like to learn more english, I’m 27 years old.

    Thank you.

    • admin says:

      Hi Adela
      We would love for you to come to our free ESL classes. We meet at 9:45 on Thursday morning. Just come to the Registration Desk and we will help you find the right class for you. I look forward to seeing you Thursday.

  11. Katherine says:

    I am interested in take english classes for improve my english level, my husband was transferred for his company to Austin, I arrived 3 weeks ago (my visa is L2), I would like to know what i need to do to take classes with you.

    Best Regards

  12. Elizabeth says:

    Hello I’m elizabeth from colombia,
    I’m interested in the ESL classes, i’m living in cedar park, i would like to know if there is a place to take the classes here, if isn’t possible please send me the address and the date to enroll on your class.

    Elizabeth v

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