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Upcoming ISM Activities PDF Print E-mail

International Student Activities
International Student Ministry (ISM) at Luther Memorial Chapel
3833 N. Maryland Ave., Shorewood, WI
(6 blocks North of UWM)
Bessie Fick, ISM Coordinator This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 414-477-9448      
Hello!I am Bessie Fick from Luther Memorial Chapel.  I am inviting you to some of the activities that are coming up and also letting you know of volunteer opportunities, and student and family needs.  Please check at the end of list for volunteer needs.

English Classes and Conversation  
Tuesdays      8:30 am - Vocabulary and Conversation
                      9:00 am - Englsih Converfsation in the lower multipurpose room
                     10:00 am - using the Bible as text in the lower multipurpose room
                        
Thursdays
                       8:30 am - Vocabulary and Conversation
                       9:00 am - Using the Bible as text in the lower multipurpose room
                       10:00 am - advanced level  in the lower multipurpose room
                       11:00 am - English onversation and Amercian Culture
                                                               
                       5:00 pm study:  BIble Worldview Conversations.  Tim and Cheryl Albers invite any and alll questions about Christianity and the Bible as they present topics about the important quesitons in life.
                       Children's class available
                       
                

Sports Activity 
Do you enjoy basketball, volleyball, etc and are looking for a group to play with? Every Wednesday @ 7:30 pm, a group meets at Luther Memorial Chapel.
Contact Andrews Brondos at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
Gardening
 Interested in gardening? Jeff, a member of Luther Memorial Chapel, will be working with any students or internationals who would like to garden.  Please contact Bessie or Jeff at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Stein Gardens and Gifts is a great site to see what plants grow in the Milwaukee area.
 
Children's Program,  Thursdays @ 5:00 pm at Luther Memorial Chapel. Pre-school - 6th grade. Contact Deirdre at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . There will be activities for children, Bible stories and crafts. There is no cost.
Sundays @ 10:30 am
 
 Upcoming Activities:
 
Baking activity with Mrs. Knetzger, Friday, February 17 @ 4:30 pm
 
ISM hosts Coffee Hour at LMC, Sunday, February 19, 10:45 am. Please let Bessie know if you can help.
 
Wednessday, March 8, ISM hosts a Lenten meal @ 5:30 pm.
 
Easter Egg Hunt, Thursday April 6 @ 5 pm.
 
  
Worship Opportunities:
 
Sundays @ 9:00 pm
Mondays @ 7:00 pm
Matins Prayer Service, Wednedays @ 8:30 am
 
Services during Lent:
 
Ash Wednesday Divine Service, March 1 @ 6:30 pm
 
Wednesday Lenten Prayer Services, March 8, 15 22, 29 and April 5 @ 6:30 pm. There is a light meal served @ 5:30 pm before each of these services.
 
 
BIble Study and Sunday School
Children, Sundays @ 10:30 am
Adults, Sundays @ 10:30 am
 
 
 
Exchange Board
 
We are in need of bicycles, rice cookers, household goods, beds, mattresses, tables and chairs, quilts, blankets, winter gear (gloves, hats, scarves, boots, small and medium coats).  We have blankets, knit hats and gloves, dishes, cups & silverware.

Please contact Bessie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for any of the above.

Information Board

The website “Craig’s List Milwaukee” is a good source for furniture. Jeff Button can assist you, to avoid any problem areas. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Resale Shop for purchasing household furnishing a low price: 
Blessed Again:  7642 W. Hampton
Hours:  10 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.
Interesting site for activities: Urban Ecology Center.org
 

Volunteer Needs
Friendship families;
Conversation leaders; Children's program leaders; drivers for special events.
Other ESL opportunities in the community:
St. Martini's Church - contact Pastor Prada, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Benediciton Lutheran - contact Kou Thao, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Bessie FickISM Coordinator This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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A Welcome Message PDF Print E-mail

Welcome, International students, scholars and families of UWM and the Milwaukee area!
  We are glad you are here with us.  We have many activities throughout the year where you can make friends, practice English, and enjoy food from other countries.  We also have worship and Bible study opportunities where you can ask basic questions and learn about Jesus and the Bible.  If you would like more information on these activities, or if you have any questions, concerns, or special needs, please contact our International Student Ministry Coordinator, Bessie Fick at (414) 477-9448 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Summer Program for Adults & Children! PDF Print E-mail

SUMMER PROGRAM

LUTHER MEMORIAL CHAPEL
3833 N Maryland Ave,  Shorewood, WI  53211
 
THURSDAYS

JUNE 9 – JULY 28

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
and 3:15- 4:15 PM

 
FREE!

For Adults:  English Classes, Bible Study, Activities
For Children:  Bible Stories, Crafts, Games, Snacks

You can join the program at any time this summer!

For more information, or to register, contact Bessie at:
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
(414) 332-5732
 
Spring 2011 Schedule of Activities PDF Print E-mail


WORSHIP WITH US...
Sundays     9:00am     Divine Service 
   10:30am     Bible classes
Mondays    7:00pm     Divine Service
Wednesdays    8:30am     Morning Prayer


SPRING TOURS & ACTIVITIES
January 6  Ice Cream Social
January 22     Milwaukee Domes Tour
February 6 Super Bowl Party
April 9 Easter Egg Hunt


INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HOSPITALITY MEALS 
January 30th @ 11:30am
January's meal will be a potluck lunch featuring Ukranian dishes by our Ukranian member, Olga.  If you would like to learn how to prepare Ukranian food, we invite you to join us on Saturday morning, January 29th at 9:00am in the LMC kitchen.  
March 30th @ 5:00pm
March's meal will feature traditional Hmong food.

These monthly meals are free (any donations will help support future hospitality meals).  We plan to have a meal once a month.  If you would like to share food from your culture at one of the meals, please contact Bessie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SPRING ENGLISH CLASSES
January 18 - April 28
No classes the week of March 21-25 (Spring Break)
Our English classes are listed below.  You may join any class at any time.  All classes are free.

          TUESDAYS @ 9:00am
          English Conversation
          Room: Luther Memorial Chapel Student Center

          THURSDAYS @ 10:00am
          English Conversation 
          Room: Luther Memorial Chapel Student Center

          THURSDAYS @ 5:00pm
          Coffee, Tea and Conversation 
          Room: UWM Union Room 343
         
Other classes to be announced later.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
The IRC is located on the second floor of Luther Memorial Chapel in the Library. 
It is a meeting place for some of the conversation groups and Bible classes. 
You are welcome to use this room at other times, as a quiet place to study,
to meet with a friend, or use the resources available. 
Open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
 
Fall 2010 Schedule of Activities PDF Print E-mail


WORSHIP WITH US...
Sundays     9:00am     Divine Service 
   10:30am     Bible classes
Mondays    7:00pm     Divine Service
Wednesdays    8:00am     Morning Prayer


FALL TOURS & ACTIVITIES
September 18  Milwaukee Tour
October 21      Pumpkin Carving
November 14 Thanksgiving Dinner
December Christmas Party


INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HOSPITALITY MEALS 
October 21st @ 6:30pm
October's meal will be an "American" quisine, celebrating the Lutheran Reformation.  Click here for more information on this event.  These monthly meals are free (any donations will help support future hospitality meals).  We plan to have a meal once a month.  If you would like to share food from your culture at one of the meals, please contact Bessie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FALL ENGLISH CLASSES
September 7 - December 1
No classes the week of November 22
(Thanksgiving Holiday)
Our English classes are listed below.  You may join any class at any time.  All classes are free.

          TUESDAYS @ 9:00am
          English Conversation
          Room: Luther Memorial Chapel Student Center

          THURSDAYS @ 10:00am
          English Conversation 
          Room: Luther Memorial Chapel Student Center

          THURSDAYS @ 5:30pm
          Coffee, Tea and Conversation 
          Room: UWM Union Room 342
         
Other classes to be announced later.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
The IRC is located on the second floor of Luther Memorial Chapel in the Library. 
It is a meeting place for some of the conversation groups and Bible classes. 
You are welcome to use this room at other times, as a quiet place to study,
to meet with a friend, or use the resources available. 
Open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
 



Worship with Us!

Divine Service
Sundays @ 9:00am
Mondays @ 7:00pm

Bible Study
& Sunday School
Sundays @ 10:30am
 
Morning Prayer (Matins)
Wednesdays @ 8:30am