International Ministry

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Global Friends

Whether Seattle has been your home for many years or you’ve just arrived, we’re glad you’re here!

Global Friends is a multi-ethnic community where international students, scholars, professionals, and their families can enjoy a meal together, make friends, and learn more about American culture.

For more information, sign up for our weekly email.  Or contact Vivienne Leung.

Friday Gatherings

FALL 2023
October 13 – November 10th

6:00-9:00 PM in Calvin Lounge
Global Friends meets on Friday nights, starting with dinner at 6pm in Calvin Lounge. After dinner, participants can choose from a list of fun clubs to attend. After clubs, we end the night with dessert. 

Christmas Celebration

CHRISTMAS 2023                                                                                                                                  December 1st 

Join us for a special Christmas celebration, including dinner, festive music, and a traditional Christmas pageant beginning at 6pm. Doors open at 5:30. Please arrive early to find your seats, and enjoy a hot drink! Dinner will start promptly at 6 PM. There will be no ticket sales at the door. HURRY before it sells out!!!

Buy Tickets

  • $10 per person, $40 cap per family
  • Ticketing ends: 11/28 at midnight

Need help?  Please contact Renee

Questions about the event? Contact Vivienne Leung


AfterTalk Discussion

Join an informal discussion via Zoom to talk about the Sunday service, ask questions, and practice your English.

To learn more and sign up, please send us an email.

The Language Institute at University Presbyterian Church

We offer English classes for all levels of language learners.
Find out more, view the class schedule, and register now.

International Friendship House

College students, find your home away from home.

Join in on fun events at the International Friendship House, such as movie nights, trips, and weekly dinners. Connect on Instagram (@ifh.upc) for the latest news and events.

The International Friendship House also offers cross-cultural living close to the UW campus for international and globally-minded American students.

Learn about living in the International Friendship House and request an application now.