WELCOME TO AMES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
We are thrilled you are here! There are many opportunities for you to connect with others, from all nations, in this church and community! Below you’ll find opportunities to meet new people and develop your English skills this fall. We hope you feel welcome at Christ Community and that we will be an encouragement to you!
Upcoming Events and Ways to Get Involved!
Click on one of the events below to learn more!
Coffee, Tea, and English
Drop in on campus on most Friday afternoons for a fun, relaxed atmosphere where you can converse with people informally and continue to develop your English skills. American Iowa State students and community members join you to help make your transition to Ames easier.
Friday International Student Hospitality (FISH)
At the Memorial Lutheran Church (Memorial Lutheran Church is located across from the Memorial Union on the corner of Lincoln Way and Lynn Ave.) One Friday a month at 6:00 PM. Attend and meet international students from all over the world! Another opportunity to meet friends, practice the language and enjoy a variety of foods! The first Friday of every month a different country hosts and prepares a meal from their home land. Cost is $3 per person or $7 per family.
LOCAL INTERNATIONAL TEAM
Four couples at Christ Community Church partner with us to connect with people from around the world. They are able to help you find the groups and activities that interest you, allow you to meet new people, connect with other internationals, and practice your English.