Airport pickups (registration now open!)
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 register here for a free airport pickup and delivery to their local destination. Please pass the news around!
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 listening and conversation. Childcare is available. We meet during the school year on Friday nights at 7 PM.
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 on request. Childcare is available when in person.
English Introduction to the Bible Classes
Learn about Christianity and the Bible in small group or individual settings. Various days and times.
Kid's Club English Classes
Weekly Zoom class for kids with story time on Friday nights at 8 p.m. (in China).
Oral English Classes
Practice English with a native-speaker instructor in a small class setting on Saturday mornings. Currently enrolling for summer class!
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.
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!