Mission Education

missions_button_educationThe purpose of Tallowood Mission Education is to inspire, equip, and enable our current and next generation to understand God’s heart for the nations and their unique role in taking the gospel to every tribe, tongue, people and language. We educate our children through weekly missions programming, hands-on projects, and service opportunities. We educate and equip our youth and adults though special missions training to invite them to experience and pursue their unique role in the mission of God.

 

Gospel Conversation Training

Be equipped with simple gospel sharing tools to maximize your effectiveness in having gospel conversations, making disciples, and making an impact. Training is once per month on a Saturday, free of charge, meets in WT 320, 8:30am to 1:00pm. Register at tallowood.org/gospel-conversation-training/. For more information contact Jeremy Scott at jscott@tallowood.org.

Temple Tours

Depart Tallowood on a shuttle to tour local temples of Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim mosque.  Learn how to better show care and communicate the gospel with Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim neighbors, colleagues and classmates. Space is limited. Register at tallowood.org/templetours.  For more information contact Jeremy Scott at jscott@tallowood.org.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Teaching the English Language to those who do not know English, with the goal they will become followers of Jesus Christ. ESOL meets every Wednesday morning (during the school year) from 9:30am to 12:00pm in the East Tower. For more information contact Barbara Baylor at bb9tell@gmail.com. 

Girls in Action (GAs)

For girls in grades 1-5. Provides learning activities about missions that guide girls to know and understand how to share God’s love. GAs meet on Wednesday evenings, 6:55pm to 7:40pm on the second floor of the West Tower. For more information contact Charlotte Mitchell at mitchell.mike@att.net.

High School and Middle School Acteens

For girls in grades 7-12. Acteens is an opportunity to grow in understanding God, themselves and others. Designed with the needs and interests of teenaged girls in mind. High School Acteens meet on Saturdays at 2:00pm in ET 102.  Middle School Acteens meet on Sunday afternoons at 3:00pm in FHW. For more information contact Carolyn Pilgreen at mcpilgreen@sbcglobal.net.

Mission Friends

Mission Friends is for boy and girls ages four and five. Provides a strong foundation and developmentally appropriate missions learning experiences to help preschoolers understand ways they can help others know about God’s love and forgiveness. Mission Friends meet on Wednesday evenings, 6:55pm to 7:40pm in WT 102. For more information contact Allyson Mark at amark49@hotmail.com.

Royal Ambassadors (RAs)

For boys in grades 1-5. Royal Ambassadors teach boys about missions and how they can be personally involved in practical missions experiences. RAs meet on Wednesday evenings, 6:55pm to 7:40pm in NT 202/203. For more information contact Stephen Johns at RAmbassadors@tallowood.org.

Tallowood Language Learning-Mandarin (TLL)

Is a program put together under the Tallowood vision of making relationships, making disciples and make an impact. The goal of this community outreach ministry is to have the church, community and school work, strive and grow together.

  • Offers weekly instruction in the Mandarin language to grade school children. It is the only on-site mandarin program recognized by the SBISD Academic Board. All lessons take place on church property, allowing our children to learn and live the word of God and become multicultural and multilingual citizens in a global economy
  • Class Time and location: North Tower 203; Every Monday 6:00PM to 8:00PM during school year and follows SBISD academic calendar. Each class session includes Mandarin language instruction, 20 minutes bible study, and break time.
  • In addition, the program offers parent fellowship, Bible Study opportunities and invitations to engage in Tallowood church community ministries and events. Currently adult group meets every other Monday from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
  • For more information contact Yao Shen at yao.shen@p66.com / cell: 832-217-7535.

Trail Life Troop 220

For boys and young men ages 5-17. Trail Life is a Christ-centered development program. Emphasis and teaching of biblical and moral values, to honor God, lead with integrity, serve others and experience outdoor adventure. Meets every Tuesday evening (during the school year) in East Tower second floor at 6:45pm.  For more information contact Kathy Kaufman at kathyk@tryjuice.com.