A Ministry for Foreign-Born Adults

Every Thursday morning from September through May internationals from different countries gather at Columbus Avenue to take classes on topics ranging from English and United States Citizenship to Sewing and Piano. This ministry is available to anyone who was born outside the United States.

For information, contact us at neighbors@cabcwaco.org or call the church office at (254) 752-1655.

We are pleased to announce that, after a break in our ministry for COVID-19 concerns, Neighbors International is meeting again in person, with appropriate precautions and procedures. 

 We would like feedback from all former and prospective participants in the Neighbors International program.


We meet Thursdays, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall, and then break out into classes on the 1st & 4th floors of the church.

We will offer courses for the Fall 2022 semester as follows:

Communication Classes include:

  • English - ESL, Conversational English
  • Spanish - Conversational Spanish

Creative Arts Classes include:

  • Knitting & Crochet
  • Scrapbooking
  • Beginning Sewing 
  • Advanced Sewing
  • Painting

Life Skills Classes include:

  • Computer - Keyboarding, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Graphics, and the Internet 
  • Citizenship
  • Driver's Education

Music Classes include:

  • Choir
  • Private Piano Lessons

Classes meet every week from September through May. Class instruction is free. Two class periods are available each Thursday.

*Free infant and preschool childcare is available in the Children's building.


Watch an interview of one of our students after being sworn in as a US citizen.



A Day at Neighbors International



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  • Opening Assembly - Carolyn Dodson, past Director
  • End of Year Celebration
  • Neighbors at Night (June Program)
  • English Class
  • Citizenship class taught by Mary Russell
  • Citizenship class
  • Painting Class
  • Computer Skills class
  • Scrapbooking class
  • Opening Assembly
  • Opening Assembly
  • English Class
  • English Class
  • Sewing Class