English and American Culture Class
This class is a chance to discuss and learn about the United States and related topics. The focus is on English reading, listening and conversation. Childcare is available when meeting in person. We meet Friday nights at 7 p.m. Currently meeting on Zoom--contact us for a link.
Field Trips and Holiday Gatherings
We host monthly activities or parties for Chinese students and scholars with American friends. These include Thanksgiving meals, Christmas and New Years parties, field trips to local attractions, and game nights. Check our SCHEDULE OF EVENTS and COMING UP NEXT pages for what's happening now!
Mandarin Bible Study
Weekly Bible study held in Mandarin in a small group. Childcare is available when in person. We currently are meeting on Friday nights at 8:30 on Zoom.
English Introduction to the Bible Classes
Learn about Christianity and the Bible in small group or individual settings. Various days and times. Now meeting via Zoom.
Kid's Club English Classes
Weekly class for kids with story time. Tuesday nights 7 p.m. (in Maryland), Friday nights 8 p.m. (in China). Now meeting via Zoom.
Oral English Classes
Practice English with a native-speaker instructor in a small class setting on Saturday afternoons. Watch for Fall registration on our front page!
Friendship and language partners or host families
We offer you the opportunity to get to know Americans who can partner with you for language learning and enrichment, and also for study about Christianity.
If you or someone you know (Chinese student or visiting scholar) is coming to the United States to study or work at UMD, you can have them sign up at www.christianslovemaryland.com for a ride from the airport. We cooperate with several other organizations to provide this free transportation option.
Please go to the contact section to let us know if you are interested in joining any of these classes, and we will be able to send you further information or Zoom links!
Take a look at a sample of the activities we have enjoyed in the past!