"Come follow me," Jesus said, "I will make you fisher of men."  Matthew 4:19

ESL/Citizenship Report

English Second Language/Citizenship

English classes began in March 1996 at Hayne Baptist and have continued with United Baptist.

Citizenship Class will take a permanent resident through the entire Naturalization Process from completing the N-400 application through study and preparation for the Citizenship Interview. Because the process takes only 3-4 months, students should attend a Citizenship class for at least 6 months before submitting an application to USCIS.

Classes for Fall 2018 begin Sunday, September 30th. Classes are from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

For more information about English or Citizenship classes, call Mary Hensley, Director 864 590-2742 or email marymhensley@att.net


Last Published: September 12, 2018 11:05 AM



ESL  / Citizenship Ministry

English Class for Fall 2018 begins Sunday, September 30th. Classes are 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. For information about classes, call 864.590.2742 or email marymhensley@att.net


Links to:
Spartanburg County Baptist Network
South Carolina Baptist Conventon




On August 23, 2012, Silvino Contreras was naturalized as a U. S. Citizen. Silvino and his wife Rosey, who became a citizen in 2006, are two of many students who have participated in United's ESL/Citizenship Ministry. Pictured below are Silvino and Rosey with ESL Director and Citizenship Teacher Mary Hensley.

 New US Citizen Silvino Contreas

Since our citizenship classes began in 2001, 58 people from 13 countries have become citizens after going through our ministry.


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Young At Heart (Senior Ministry)

Groundbreaking Sept. 18, 2011 (Young At Heart) United Baptist Church

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