Friendship ESL at COS is about developing relationships and encouraging education with our new American friends. Our staff and volunteers are equipped to address all language groups and English levels. For more information on the 2017-2018 program year, contact Mark Fackler, ESL Coordinator, at or call the church office at 616-956-7611.

Want to stay up-to-date with Friendship ESL at COS? Join our Facebook group for events, schedule info, discussion, and more.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Volunteer ESL tutors help refugees and others who are learning English as they make a make a home in Grand Rapids. See our Learn English brochure. Classes began September 12, 2017. All classes take place at Church of The Servant, 3835 Burton St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546

2017 ESL Registration:

September 6, 10 am – 12 pm
September 7, 6 pm – 8 pm


  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • 9:30 – 11:30 am
  • Childcare provided


  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Childcare: Infant to 5 years old; and 6 – 10 years old


We look forward to seeing you at Friendship ESL!