Nashville

Sew For Hope – Graduates and Volunteers Sewing Masks

These days we are extremely grateful for this program that not only helps refugee women care for their families, but has also opened up opportunities for them to care for their communities. In this current crisis, we have graduates and volunteers sewing masks.

These masks are being made from a non-woven droplet resistant fabric that […]

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Resources For Hard Times – Coronavirus 2020

For Those Facing Unemployment:

https://www.nashvilleresponsefund.com/individualshttps://www.tn.gov/workforce/unemployment/apply-for-benefits.htmlhttps://www.benefits.gov/benefit/1678

For Those Facing Hunger:

https://www.thebranchofnashville.orghttps://news.mnps.org/mnps-food-delivery-sites-announced/

For English Practice:

This is my favorite. Short simple stories with pictures for context! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoFhY7OXDVTgoS_VD93tD30tG4E04c-lq

This is good for lower levels. English for beginners, basic vocabulary practice. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhDf3-oR4mYiqV5cS0T017oqBaBcgafRn

Good videos with lots of levels—more advanced. There’s a lot here including lessons for pronunciation and understanding faster spoken English. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEKXieT70wByfvZwP1CxdPQ

Please let us […]

March 25th, 2020|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Buddhism – Theravada Buddhism

Buddhism (an overview)

Buddhism is non-theistic. There is no belief in a higher power and holding on to such a belief is thought to keep one from achieving enlightenment. Enlightenment is achieved not by learning the doctrines of Buddha but by following the Eightfold Path. This Path is concerned with three things: morality ( 3-5 […]

February 27th, 2020|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Buddhism – Theravada Buddhism

Photos of the Basement Renovation in Progress!

As you may have heard, we’re renovating the basement. We are hoping that his space can become a place where our international refugee friends and believers can learn together and befriend each other.

Each week we get a little step further and wanted to let you in on our excitement as we see things […]

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Fall(afel) Festival!

Come meet our team, eat some falafel, and explore our world of ministry.

NASHVILLE – GREECE – IRAQ – TURKEY

The highlight this year is an interactive Refugee Journey simulation designed to give you a glimpse into the lives and experiences of so many who have fled their homes.

We’ll be serving you our own falafel […]

September 26th, 2019|Categories: Home Office, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fall(afel) Festival!

Attention Treasure Hunters!

Each week several boxes of craft supplies, art supplies, and several sewing machines are donated to help support our ministry. These gifts are wonderful, but do require that someone have the understanding and expertise to sort and find the treasures within.

So, we need a woman to be our Donations Specialist to come in […]

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Want to Come be Part of Our Team in Nashville?

UPDATE: Praise God with us! We’ve filled this position, but we are still looking for volunteers for the sewing program. Head over HERE to apply!

Exciting news! We have an immediate opening for a Program Manager to help oversee a thriving sewing program serving our Nashville area refugee women.

Over 200 women are graduates of […]

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Read at Your Own Risk – “Once We Were Strangers” Book Review

I sat down to read this book because I was looking for something I could hand a potential volunteer to help them learn, grow, and shift expectations. I expected a neatly packaged story of helping a refugee to success, and I (in my pride) was prepared to look down my nose at him for […]

May 28th, 2019|Categories: Home Office, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Read at Your Own Risk – “Once We Were Strangers” Book Review

Volunteer for Summer Feed and Read Program!

We had so much fun last summer bringing books, crafts, and activities to kids! Each week we served alongside our team of great volunteers to not only serve lunch, but also to entertain, inspire and educate.

We get to do it again this summer and we need your help to be the hands and […]

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Studying for the Citizenship Test

So your friend has asked for your help with taking the citizenship test. But how do you begin studying for the citizenship test? What’s even on this test?

English Evaluation – Speaking, Reading, and Writing InterviewCivics Evaluation – 10 questions picked out of 100 preset questions

There are books that you can buy online and […]

April 24th, 2019|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Studying for the Citizenship Test