Juntos Spanish Program

Registration is now open for the language learning class, beginning February 27th.  This class will take place on Tuesday nights from 7-8 PM at Waldwick UMC. In this class, there will be Spanish speakers learning English and English speakers learning Spanish together! We will be accepting up to 15 students of each language. As soon as the classes are full, we will close registration, so register early if you would like to participate.
Please make sure you can attend all of the sessions before registering. Feel free to pass this information along through your networks to anyone who might be interested in participating in this program. 
Cesar and I look forward to welcoming you to class on the 27th. 
Pastor Bridget Galvin

Juntos Language Program Registration


We are a community that values mutuality, respect, commitment, and vulnerability. We will bring together English-speaking church members and Spanish-speaking community members for mutual language learning.

Program Description: 

  • One 12-week semester in Spring 2019 from February 26th to May 21st (except March 26th)
  • A combined class of Spanish and English learners
  • Weekly sessions would include: an introductory session in cross-language pairs to review homework (10 minutes), Breakout session to learn story of the week (20 minutes) and a retelling and guided questions session (20 minutes) with a cross-language conversation partner

Program Goals

  • Provide a free language learning opportunity for community members taught by professionals
  • Increase language learning by having students communicate directly with native speakers from the other language
  • Normalize difference in a space that promotes vulnerability through learning
    Increase cross-cultural competency among language learners

Juntos-Programa de idiomas


Somos una comunidad que valua mutualidad, respeto, compromisos, y vulnerabilidad. En el programa vamos a tener personas que hablan inglés y español juntos para aprender ambos idiomas.

Descripción del programa:

  • Un semestre de doce semanas en la primavera de 2019 del 26 de febrero hasta el 21 de mayo (excepto el 26 de marzo)
  • Reuniones van a incluir: diez minutos de conversación entre personas de idiomas diferentes, 20 minutos de aprender un cuento, y 20 minutos de conversación entre compañeros del cuento.

Metas del programa:

  • Provenir una oportunidad gratis para aprender inglés o español para miembros de la comunidad, enseñado por profesionales
  • Aumentar aprendizaje por comunicarse directamente con habladores nativos del otro idioma
  • Aumentar competencia intercultural entre estudiantes