Category: Welcoming Ministry

ISM Conference

We will be taking a group of anyone interested to the International Student Ministry (ISM) Conference. The conference is Saturday, February 16 at the Summit Church in Conway. We will meet at GABC to leave at 7am. We should be back home by 6pm.… Continue Reading “ISM Conference”

Friendship Family

Friendship Family is a program put on each year by UAFS that connects willing households with an incoming international student to give them a family-type support system while they are here in the country. This is not a host family where a student lives… Continue Reading “Friendship Family”

Conversation Club

Our Welcoming Ministry, which is led by Corey and Brittany Woodard, is beginning Conversation Club this Thursday. Our Welcoming Ministry was created to reach out to the more than 100 international students at UAFS, and Conversation Club is an opportunity for them to come,… Continue Reading “Conversation Club”

Welcoming Ministry Meeting – Spring 2015

Many of you know that we have a Welcoming Ministry here at our church designed to welcome our international students to America.  At the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith we have over 100 international students.  Our Welcoming Ministry works with the International Student… Continue Reading “Welcoming Ministry Meeting – Spring 2015”

International Tea Time

I just got this note from the Office of International Relations on the UAFS campus. I have been to the last two of these, and they are a lot of fun to get to know international students. I’d love for you to come. If… Continue Reading “International Tea Time”

Chinese Language & Culture Class

Beau Barrera, the leader of our Welcoming Ministry, has discovered a class on campus. This looks like a great opportunity and is FREE. Check it out… Hey guys, We have an exciting opportunity for us at the UAFS campus. Every Thursday from 2-3 pm, in… Continue Reading “Chinese Language & Culture Class”