Join ISC and enjoy the resources we offer internationals

ISC is a friendship club for internationals all over the world, from every nationality, culture and religion. We are an official religious organization at Arizona State University to international students succeed. We believe our faith and hope is revealed when we serve others in love and invite you to join ISC.

Free English Classes Available

ISC Offers a Wide Range of Free English Classes. Native English speaking volunteers enjoy meeting people from all over the world as they gather online and in person for English as Second Language (ESL) development. Some groups are specialized, like “Business English,” but most teach English helpful for living, studying and working in the US. Classes are online through the Zoom platform and in person at safe, convenient settings. Let us know if you have any special needs, many of our volunteers also are English Tutors.

For more information, check out our list of current classes, or contact Bob 602.402.6628

 

Family Life Groups are best

ISC Home Groups are a Great Place to Make Friends. It is important to be connected in a caring “family” when you’re away from home so we have small “Home Groups” to help you. Meeting regularly at different times and places, all over the Phoenix area, you’ll enjoy life together as you eat, interact and have spiritual discussions centered around the Bible. Currently only meeting online.

Led by loving volunteers and leaders, they will benefit too as you share your time and culture making your Home Group special. For more information on a Home Group near you, contact Charles 480.686-0561.

Online Casual Chats Rooms

Improve your English and ask Questions at a Café. Drop in on one of our regularly scheduled Conversation Café times to connect with a native English speaker host in a casual environment. You’ll meet new international friends and have the opportunity to work on your English skills while asking questions. At a Conversation Café there is nothing to join, no homework, no agenda, just a simple process that helps to shift us from small talk to significant talk, conversations that matter.

For more information and to get the schedule for all the upcoming Cafés, contact Charles  480.686.0561

 

 

Online Casual Chats Rooms

Join African Students Forum as we meet monthly to encourage and strengthen one another. Our next gathering will be determined soon. We usually meet the second Saturday of each month at 4:00pm in C3 Building, 1034 S. Mill for a friendly meeting point and environment for student interaction, cultural exchange, spiritual encounter and more.

For more information, contact Emmanuel & Mabel Chijindu (from Nigeria) 480.248.5121

 

Online Casual Chats Rooms

International Women’s Connection A relaxing place where ladies connect with other ladies from all of the world.  We normally meet in an American home one Saturday each month from 11am -1pm during the school year. Enjoy brunch, visit, learn about American culture, and make a craft to take home. Due to Covid 19, we are currently meeting online, through Zoom. 

For more information, contact Tracey Boyle 480.296.4495

International Families Welcomed

If you are here with children, your family will love this group. Before Covid 19 we meet weekly at a nearby facility that was perfect for family gatherings. We would enjoy a nice, sit-down meal and then adults would have a discussion group around a Bible topic and the children would have their own program with care provided. We are looking to begin an online group in the Fall and would love to have you join us. We also plan outdoor adventures with the opportunity to explore Arizona.

All internationals with children are invited to join us. You do not need to have a Christian background, all faiths are welcome. For more information, contact Charles & Tracey 480.686.0561

Outdoor Adventures

Explore Amazing Arizona with the ISC Club. We regularly plan exciting excursions to help you see and experience all that Arizona has to offer. In addition to Spring, Summer, Fall and Christmas Break, we plan day trips that could include hiking, culture, exploring and more. Some of the more popular adventures include the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Antelope Canyon, Camelback Mountain and Woods Canyon Lake. Due to Covid 19, our groups will be smaller and less frequent.

For information on upcoming adventures, contact Charles 480.686.0561

 

Leadership Opportunities

Let us help you develop your leadership skills… TRUST – RELATIONSHIPS – UNDERSTANDING – EXCELLENCE  Because of the pandemic this year we were online using Zoom for a high-quality, high-energy leadership conference.  International students and scholars who aim to grow as leaders, both professionally and personally, will benefit from this conference. Stay tuned here for information regarding our next 2021 TRUE Conferences.

In addition to the TRUE Leadership Conferences, ISC also schedules Leadership events and activities throughout the school year. For information on Leadership Development, contact Bob 602.402.6628

Discipleship Opportunities

Discipleship is teaching/learning biblical precepts, while modeling and guiding others toward living righteously as followers of Jesus Christ. This should be a cyclical process—meaning once we are discipled, we are to disciple others, and so on. One of the most important characteristics of being a disciple (a student or pupil), is to develop an intimate relationship with God through Christ rather than just learning about Him.

Meeting regularly one-on-one or in a group with a mature Christian of the same gender, you’ll learn more about what it means to be a follower of Jesus. For more information on groups currently meet online and in person, contact Charles & Tracey 480.686.0561

 

Free Airport Pick Up

Let ISC be the first to greet you in Arizona.  ISC has lots of trust-worthy volunteers and staff who are willing and able to pick you up when you arrive for the first time at Phoenix International Airport. Our desire is to help you feel welcomed and get settled for school.:). Register today for an airport pickup upon arrival in Phoenix.

ISC also is able to help you get settled into your new home. We have volunteers, including people with trucks, who can help you get the items you need so you’re able to be safe, comfortable and ready to begin school.

 

We can answer God questions

What a person believes about the reason for life has a profound impact on every other decision they make. And yet, many people haven’t a clue how to answer this question. They live without any overarching purpose. For them life is merely there to be used up. So they blindly keep walking on the road of life until it is over.

Why do you exist? Ultimately, because God created you to honor and glorify Him! Read on to gain an understanding of God’s purpose and plan for your life!

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