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Current needs

The Language Institute needs one-on-one tutors:

  • Green Lake area
  • Lake City
...and more! Training and materials provided.

Breanne, 206.524.7301 x176

Welcoming the Strangers in Our Midst

UPC's Ministry with Internationals (MI) and the Language Institute (LI) exist to welcome strangers into our midst and to minister to them through building relationships in our English classes and fellowship activities. Each of us has an inherent need for community, and internationals particularly have a need for a welcoming environment as they navigate life in a foreign culture. Many people who come through our doors haven’t had many opportunities to hear about Christian faith in their home countries, but they are drawn to the hope of Christ because of the warm welcome they find here. 

Our staff and volunteers want to emphasize the importance of opening up our church home to those who are vulnerable and in need of a supportive community. We find that our own faith grows deeper and our relationships stronger as we serve and come to know these members of the international community.

Please join us for Jazz Night and Dinner to celebrate University Presbyterian Church's 
International Community
Benefiting The Language Institute & Ministry with Internationals
Thursday, October 22, 6:30pm

415 Westlake Avenue North | Seattle, Washington | $50
Reserve your tickets online
Giving type: "Other"| Memo: "LI/MI Ticket"
Please reply by October 14 to reserve your spot 

Learn more about Ministry with Internationals in Seattle:

Bridges International describes it best: the nations are here now.

Read the most recent LI newsletter.
Read the most recent MI newsletter.

In 2014 we served internationals from over 40 countries!

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Burundi, China, Colombia, Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Libya, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Somalia, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam.

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