International Ministry

English as a Second Language Program

Thursday English Classes – 9:30-11:30 a.m. BEGIN January 10
Classes in conversational English are free and open to anyone. All levels offered from Basic to Advanced. To begin, just join us on Thursday morning in the International Suite (basement level of First Baptist) and participate in a simple placement interview to see which class is best for you. Child care for preschoolers available. Bus rides available for some areas of Tuscaloosa and Northport. Click Here for the Registration Form to register  for our  Thursday English Classes.  You may either print the form and use a pen to complete the questions, or complete the form online and then either print the form or email it to If you choose to print the form, just bring it to the first class. Pre-registration is not required.

Wednesday evening English Classes – 5:45-7:15 p.m. (meet all year)
Conversational English for all levels offered. Children may participate in Children’s Ministry activities in the church’s Family Ministry Building.

Iglesia Biblica Bautista (Spanish-language Church)
Tuscaloosa Chinese Christian Church
International Sunday School – Every Sunday morning, 9:45 a.m.
  • Classes for studying the Christian Bible meet each Sunday morning at 9:45 a.m. Classes are available in Chinese, Spanish and English. We meet in the basement of the main building, under the Sanctuary and Chapel. A class for children also meets in the basement, but children may also attend Sunday School in the Family Ministry Building.


English as a Second Language
  • Wednesdays, 5:45-7:15 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Conversational English classes are free. They are taught by certified volunteers through the International Ministry of First Baptist Tuscaloosa. All classes meet in the basement of First Baptist’s main building, beneath the Chapel and Sanctuary. All levels are offered. No pre-registration is needed. Child care available. For Thursday classes, transportation is available. Everyone is welcome!

Iglesia Biblica Bautista
  • Sunday Bible Study, 9:45 a.m.
  • Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.

Pastor: Sidney Hiers

Iglesia Biblica Bautista meets in the basement of First Baptist’s main building for Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday Worship at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday evening Bible study is  at 5:45 p.m.

Chinese Christian Church
  • Sunday Bible Study, 9:45 a.m.
  • Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.
  • Fellowship and Bible study:  Fridays, 7 p.m.

Leader: Dr. James Wang

The Tuscaloosa Chinese Christian Church meets for Sunday School in the basement of the main building beneath the Chapel at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday worship at 11:00 a.m. in the First Baptist Chapel (located adjacent to the sanctuary).