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The Face of International Friendships

InterFACE (iFace) Ministries

iFace is a nonprofit educational, Christian organization which networks international students and scholars with culturally sensitive Americans who enjoy cross-cultural friendships and the open exchange of ideas. All iFace activities are open to international students, scholars, and their families regardless of race, nationality, or religious preference.

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“iFace meets our needs and I make a lot of friends through this. They really care about me. It helped me adjust to the culture a lot easier.”


Qiu Lei

“iFace meets our needs and I make a lot of friends through this. They really care about me. It helped me adjust to the culture a lot easier.”


Qiu Lei

News and Blogs From Our Staff

Gingerbread House Decorating

On a Saturday morning in early December we always have a Gingerbread House Decorating Party and we attracts 30-40 international families to participate. Actually our "gingerbread" houses are constructed in advance of graham crackers and meringue icing which acts as...

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Santa Claus to the rescue

I remember the first time I wore a Santa outfit & driving our white van in busy traffic in Houston Texas. Suddenly, someone sped by me in a fast Ferrari. A police car just happen to be there, pulled him over & began writing him a ticket. As I slowly drove by and...

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Best Duluth, GA Christmas house party of 2018

My friend Samuel Kang and his wife Kristen of Reconcile Church recently opened up their home to have some fun with the international students who are English Language Learners at We had a casserole making competition, so...

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Future Salseros of Atlanta

Social media has contributed to both positive and negative experiences in my work as iface staff. One of the best things about social media is it makes it easier to follow the developing lives of the many many former members of our IFACE programs and English Language...

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Behind the Scenes in North Decatur

As IFACE staff, I spend most of my time exploring ways to bring international student volunteers and Americans from diverse cultural backgrounds to build friendships with one another. I love being busy imagining these diverse groups working together as one group to...

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Source of the Nile

My Humphrey Fellow friends in Atlanta might remember Dr. Pierre Kwizera from Burundi who invited me to travel with his team of community organizers into rural areas of his country. What a grand adventure equal to any GO West trip! We met local business, government and...

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What do you do on your hands & knees?

Lynn Culver is known for getting on her hands and knees for various acts of service. The word “ministry” is often translated “service.” "Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing...

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International friendships that last forever


InterFACE Ministries is made possible by the generous support of iFriends like you.


PO BOX 450816
Atlanta GA 31145-0816
Phone: 770-934-7797