Local Ministry Opportunities: ESOL Teachers Needed

Covenant Life Church sponsors a large and growing ESOL program, providing English classes for adults at South Lake Elementary School (SLES) on Monday and Wednesday evenings.  Our program serves SLES parents and other members of the surrounding community who are new to our community and would like to improve their English.  The ESOL program is seeking new volunteers, and we would welcome members of the Shady Grove Presbyterian congregation to join us.  Classes begin on October 16, and volunteers serve one night each week (either Monday or Wednesday). We have a specific need for a teacher for our Beginner 2 class that meets on Wednesday evening.  If you would like to learn more please, ask questions, or join the ESOL team, please contact the church office.

Missions: Podcasts Are Live!

The Missions Committee has interviewed several of our missionaries and included these as podcasts on our website. These are concise and informative interviews! Check them out!

Purpose of Missions

To assist Shady Grove in fulfilling the Great Commission of our Lord, the Missions Ministry Center will:

  • Nurture the development of a Chirst-like heart for the world.
  • Provide an understanding of the work of missionaries as they bring men and women, girls and boys, to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ locally, and internationally.
  • Encourage our congregation and provide opportunities for all to be involved in direct support of the needs, concerns, and activities of our missionaries and mission programs.
  • Send out missionaries from our congregation.

Missions Committee Meetings

The Missions Committee meets at the church on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm.

How you can be involved

  1. PRAY, lifting up to the Lord those called to the mission field and provide a protective hedge around these families. Read the Bulletin – The Light, the prayer Guide and the Mission Bulletin Board for prayer needs.
  2. Be a financial provider to assure that those called to be missionaries are provided the resources to meet the call.
  3. Be a Point Person, our liaison to one specific missionary family/ministry. Inform the congregation of their special needs, concerns, and activities.
  4. Help plan and carry out our annual mission conference and White Fields Mission Offering.
  5. Be a Short Term Missionary. We have sent teams and individuals to Costa Rica, Haiti, Honduras, Jordan, Mexico, Mississippi, North Carolina, Peru, Philippines, Ukraine, West Virginia, Yemen, and Zambia. These short-term missions provides an opportunity to be introduced to, and be a part of what Christ is doing around the world.
  6. Join the Mission efforts of the Ministry Center Leadership team to help guide the cooperative Mission efforts of the congregation.


Please email if you’d like to contact the missions committee or consider serving on it:

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