International House - Ministry to Internationals

 

If you are studying in America or have resettled here from another country, we invite you to join in our programs for Internationals. First Assembly of God partners with International House* and other local organizations to provide several programs for Internationals. These programs are without charge and are open to Internationals of all faiths.

ESL Classes:

  • Sundays (September - May) from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Room 37c

Five levels of classes are offered in a relaxed setting with opportunities for dialog with English speakers. Transportation is available. Children are invited to the First Assembly nursery and children’s classes.

 

Contact International House, 482·6100, for a complete calendar of classes and holiday breaks.

Chinese Christian Church of Fort Wayne: Sundays at 10:45 a.m., Room 37a & 37b

 

International Computer Café: Mondays from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., 711 E. Washington Center Rd.

This café is for Internationals and is totally free! Eight computers are available or bring your own laptop. Free wireless internet, free ESL software network, free coffee and fellowship. Childcare available. Contact International House, 482·6100.

**International House Women’s Club: Tuesdays from noon to 3:00 p.m., 711 E. Washington Center Rd.

This dynamic Women’s Club is a great place to make new American and International friends! The Computer Lab is open for learning English and computer skills. Machine sewing instruction, a jewelry-making group, and a knitting circle also provide training in skills for pleasure or for earning money. Transportation available. Call 482·6100.

** I House Women’s Club is partially funded in 2007 by the Saint Joseph Community Health Foundation.

International House Kid’s Club: Tuesdays from noon to 3:00 p.m., 711 E. Washington Center Rd.

Kid’s Club is for the children of mothers who participate in Women’s Club. During the school year it serves infant through preschool age children. In the summer the program is expanded to include swimming and other outdoor activities and serves infant through age 12.

Spanish Bible Study and Fellowship: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.
Contact Roberto Mendez 260·458·8033.

*International House is partially funded in 2007-2008 through the Lutheran Foundation of Fort Wayne.

Cross Cultural Ministry … You Can Help!

Internationals from many nations attend First Assembly. As a destination for many International students and a resettlement location for refugees, Fort Wayne exists as a year-round setting for cross cultural ministry. There are many ways to become involved both through First Assembly and the organizations we partner with. Cross cultural training, as well as training for specific areas of ministry, is available. For more information or to get involved, contact International House at 482·6100.

SUNDAY: ESL CLASSES for ADULTS at First Assembly

  • 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.: Transportation Helpers
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: ESL Teachers and Helpers
  • 10:30 - 12:30 p.m.: Ministry Couples

TUESDAY: INTERNATIONAL HOUSE WOMEN’S CLUB

  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.: Transportation Helpers
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Refreshment Hostess, Computer Lab, Knitting/Crochet and Jewelry-making Helpers

FLEXIBLE TIMES

  • Any time: Intercessors
  • 1 hr/ week: In-home ESL Tutors (Women only)
  • 3 hr/week: Home-based Business Coaches
  • 3hr/week: International Library Assistant
  • 4 hr /week: Maintenance Help at 711 House
  • 3 hr /week: Landscaping at 711 House
  • Varies: Mercy Ministry Helpers

*International House is partially funded through the Lutheran Foundation of Fort Wayne, First Assembly of God, Life Bridge Church and other local organizations, corporations, foundations, and individual donors.

 

For more information contact iha@ihouse.cc.

 

 

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