China Outreach Ministries Twin Cities
Serving Chinese at the University of Minnesota
Friendship Dinners
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Airport Pick-Ups
Temporary Housing
Used Furniture, Bikes
Other Helps
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Site Update

Click for large photo We are an organization of Americans and Chinese who serve students, scholars and their families from China at the University of Minnesota.  We are not a church but a Christian group that works with local churches in sharing Christian love.  We welcome everyone from China to participate whether they have religious beliefs or not.
     Upcoming Activities:

3/27 F 4:30pm - THE EASTER PLAY IS NOW FULL. We are not taking registrations at this time.
4/4 Sa 9:30am - MN Zoo Trip
4/11 Sa 6:00pm - Friendship Dinner
5/16 Sa 6:00pm - Friendship Dinner
5/23 Sa - Farm Visit . details to follow
6/13 Sa 6:00pm - Friendship Dinner
6/20 Sa - Baker Park Picnic . details to follow
7/18 Sa - Duluth Trip . details to follow
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Featured This Month:

Glenn Kenadjian is stepping down as Team Leader on May 1, 2015. He will move to Orlando where he will marry Teresa Ng and work with COM there. Tom Lindstrom is taking over as Interim Team Leader. Also, we welcome David Zhang as a new Campus Staff member! For more details, see here.

Paul Volk gave a speech on comparing Materialism, Buddhism and Christianity at our 11/8/14 Friendship Dinner. To see his article on this topic, see here for English and here for a Chinese translation.

Dr. John K. Lee, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the U of MN, spoke at our Nov. 2, 2013 Friendship Dinner on "A Scientist Asks--Why Believe in God?." You can see his PowerPoint with notes here.

Dr. Art Hill, professor and associate dean of the Carlson School of Management at the U of MN, spoke at our September 14, 2013 Friendship Dinner on "Personal Operations Management." He gave practical advice on managing your time more effectively. See a PDF of his handout here.

Glenn Kenadjian spoke at our April 13, 2013 Friendship Dinner on, "The Overall Story of The Bible" See his bilingual PowerPoint here and the English only version here. You can also see his, "Short Guide to the Bible" here.

Dr. Chris Macosko, Professor of Chemical Engineering at the U of MN, spoke at our October 13, 2012 Friendship Dinner on how research into the origin of life points to design and the existence of God. See his PowerPoint here.

Dr. Michael Goh, Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, spoke at our September 8, 2012 Friendship Dinner on "How to Become an Intelligent Cultural Learner". See his PowerPoint here.

Dr. Alan Love, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the U of MN, spoke at our August 11, 2012 Friendship Dinner on, "Digital Culture and Spiritual Values" See a PDF of his talk outline here.

At our August 13, 2011 Friendship Dinner, we watched part of the video, "Unlocking the Mystery of Life". To see online the entire 67 minute long video that presents scientific evidences of intelligent design in biological life, see here or here (shows in parts--quicker loading).

Dr. David Clark, a Philosophy and Theology Professor and Provost of Bethel University, spoke to us March 12, 2011 on "Who Is the Creator?" and ended with a question and answer session. To hear this interesting talk, click here.

Roger Frisch, first violinist and associate concert master with the Minnesota Orchestra played for us and spoke to us about his life and faith on Jan. 8, 2011. For an MP3 of his music and speech, go here and for a video of him playing the violin while having brain surgery, shown on ABC national news, go here.

Glenn Kenadjian spoke at our June 9, 2012 Friendship Dinner on, "Do We Need God?" See his bilingual PowerPoint here and a PDF version of his talk outline in English here. See the PowerPoint for Glenn Kenadjian's speech on, "What Is Life's Purpose?" here, a bilingual version here, and his article on the same topic here. He spoke about, "Handling Difficulties in Life" at the May 14, 2011 Friendship Dinner. In this, he shared about handling the difficulties of his wife's illnesses and then death on March 20, 2011. Hear the audio of this speech here and see his PowerPoint slides here. You can see a memorial page with information and pictures of Bridget Kenadjian here.

To see a List of Speeches and Articles by past Friendship Dinner speakers, with links, go here.

To read "Song of a Wanderer" online (one of the best explanations of Christianity in Chinese), go here.

See PowerPoints for Tom Lindstrom's 2013 Car Buying Seminar here, Bridget Kenadjian's Resume Writing Seminar here, and her Interviewing Skills Seminar here.

Lastly, for many PHOTOS from activities, go here and click "recent albums" and "recent uploads". See newcomers at our August 2014 dinner here.

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