Local Organization And Intl Ministries

from Ni Bin & Emily Cheng

Columbia Internationals Calendar:
https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=columbiainternationals%40gmail.com&ctz=America/New_York
Columbia Internationals 年曆表列很多給國際生的愛心活動,歡迎國際生參加。只是寒暑假有一些活動暫停。
You can see/go to all the events/programs/classes for the Internationals on the calendar. Simply click on any item that is on the calendar, and a detailed explanation of that event will appear in a drop-down box.

华人组织

FACSS: Friendship Association of Chinese Student and Scholar 全称是中国学生学者联谊会,习惯称为“学生会”, 这个组织每个大学都有,受中国大使馆领导和资助的学生组织。主要组成人员是研究生,包括硕士,博士,也包括本科生和老师。
主要活动是迎新,中秋晚会,春节晚会, etc. http://facssusc.wikispaces.com

TSA: Taiwanese Student Association at SC 南卡羅萊納州立大學台灣同學會 - http://web.sa.sc.edu/taiwansa

CAC: Chinese Association of Columbia 哥伦比亚华人协会, 哥伦比亚当地华人的组织,主要成员是当地工作生活的华人。定期有自己相关的活动,但是学生参与不多。具体细节参考官方网站 http://columbia-chinese.com/

FACSS和CAC没有从属关系,但是交流很多,最近几年的每年最大的event,春节联欢晚会,由以上两个组织合办,参与人数至少500人。

CCCC:Chinese Christian Church of Columbia (CCCC) 哥伦比亚华人基督教会。习惯称为“教会”,由哥伦比亚当地信仰基督教的华人组成, 活动地点是West Columbia的中国教会。参考官方网站 http://cccchurch.us/

CSCF:Chinese Student Christian Fellowship (CSCF) 基督教中国学生团契,由哥伦比亚当地信仰基督教的华人学生组成。CSCS是CCCC的一部分, 每周都有固定的活动。

CCCC和CSCF每年都会举办迎新晚会,保留曲目是 排球赛 + 聚餐 + 迎新晚会. 也有自己的新年晚会和中秋活动。每周开车带新生买菜也是保留了5年以上的传统。

以上每个组织都有自己的mailing list

学校学生组织

Student Government :相当于学校的学生会,面向所有各个国家的学生,每年有选举。
GSA, Graduate Student Association. 相当于研究生会,所有研究生的学生组织,包括各个国家的学生,每年有选举。

其他慈善性质的组织

First Baptist Church:提供每周Sunday英语培训课程。每周Thursday 有 "Friendship International". 官方网站 http://www.fbccola.com, or http://www.fbccola.com/internationals

Shandon Baptist Church:提供每周Sunday evening的免费晚餐及其英语培训课程。官方网站 http://www.shandon.org/missions/columbia/internationals-ministry/

Columbia Ministry to Internationals (CMI):提供每周四中午的免费午餐,同时提供相关活动,例如英语课,节日party,野游,帮你找host family之类的。

CCFI: Columbia Council for Internationals 提供每周五中午的免费午餐,同时提供新生接送,找房子,免费家具提供。 官方网站http://www.columbiacfi.org/

IFM: International Friendship Ministries 提供每周五晚上的免费晚餐及其英语课程,同时提供相关野游, 旅行活动。官方网站 http://www.ifmusa.org/

First Presbyterian Church: http://www.firstprescolumbia.org/

哥伦比亚华人基督教会http://cccchurch.us/


International Ministries

Do you have questions about things like insurance, driving, social security, etc? Want to take English lessons? Ask the people listed below. They will help you find the answer.


Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM)
Contact: moc.liamg|mcbkcocemag#moc.liamg|mcbkcocemag
Website:
web.mac.com/carolinabcm/Carolina_BCM
www.gamecockbcm.com
WHERE: BCM Building, 819 North Main Street, Columbia 29201

• Free English classes every Sunday at 4 pm with a meal at 5:30 pm, by Shandon Church, starting 9/11/16.
• Free English class every Monday at 7:00 pm and trip to WalMart at 8:00 pm, by St. Andrews Evangelical Church
• Free lunch every Thursday at 12 pm and English class at 1 pm, by Columbia Ministry to Internationals (CMI)


Columbia Ministry to Internationals (CMI)

WHAT: FREE International lunch and ESL
WHERE: BCM, 819 Main St., Columbia, SC
WHEN: Thursdays, lunch at 12 pm, ESL at 1:00 - 2:00 pm
See details in the Columbia Internationals calendar


Columbia Crossroads Church
WHAT: Free English lessons for all levels
When: Thursdays 600:-8:30 pm
Where: 2723 Ashland Rd., Columbia, SC 29210

For more info, contact Steven at 803-605-2845


International Friendship Ministries (IFM) - http://www.ifmusa.org/
Contact: gro.asumfi|ofni#gro.asumfi|ofni

WHAT: FREE Dinner & Classes (English, introduction to the Bible, and various topics of help or interest)
WHERE: 1727 Pendleton St. Call 803-799-3452 for direction.
WHEN: Fridays, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Chinese Student Christian Fellowship
WHAT: Dinner and Bible Study,
Contact: moc.liamg|5011gnohzihsnah#moc.liamg|5011gnohzihsnah
WHERE: 229 S Saluda Ave, Columbia, SC 29205
WHEN: Fridays, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm


Columbia Chinese Christian Church (CCCC) - http://cccchurch.us/
Contact: moc.liamg|252gnaw#moc.liamg|252gnaw
WHAT: English & Chinese Service
WHERE: CCCC, 2367 Klapman Rd., West Columbia 29169
WHEN: Sundays, English: 10:00 am, Chinese: 11:00 am


Living Stone Chinese Church
What: Gospel and free lunch
Where: 3900 Live Oak St. in Columbia (29205), building of Suber-Marshall United Methodist Church
When: Every Sunday 11:00 AM, followed by a free meal at 12:15 PM, and Sunday school at 1:15 PM.
Need transportation? call Nansheng at 803.728.9957.


First Baptist Church - http://www.fbccola.com
Contact: moc.aloccbf|eerpudnayr#moc.aloccbf|eerpudnayr

WHAT: International Sunday School
WHERE: First Baptist Church,
1306 Hampton Street, Lindsay #246
WHEN: Sundays, 9:15 am
See details in the Columbia Internationals calendar


Russian Ministries (MOST)
Contact: moc.onuj|tsom.xelA#moc.onuj|tsom.xelA

WHAT: Bible Study in Russian/Dinner
WHERE: Alex/Irina Ponomarev's Home
WHEN: Tuesdays, 7:00 pm beginning September 1, 2011


Russian Ministries (Cont.)
WHAT: Sunday School/Worship Service
WHERE: First Presbyterian, 1324 Marion St., Sunday School Building, Rm. 307/Worship in sanctuary
WHEN: Sundays, Sunday School-10:00 am & Worship-11:15 am


Shandon Baptist Church - http://www.shandon.org/missions/columbia/internationals-ministry/
Contact: moc.oohay|62sreym.nhoj#moc.oohay|62sreym.nhoj

WHAT: FREE ESL Classes and Dinner
WHERE/When: see details in the Columbia Internationals calendar


St. Andrews Evangelical Church - http://www.saec.org/
Contact: moc.liamtoh|neelhtakdnanelg#moc.liamtoh|neelhtakdnanelg

WHAT: International Sunday School Class
WHERE/When: see details in the Columbia Internationals calendar


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