International Friendship Center officials are inviting the community to their 3rd Annual Christmas Banquet.
The event is expected to be held at the Newhall Community Center (22421 Market St. Santa Clarita, CA 91321) on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 6-9 p.m.
The event celebrates Christmas in America for new immigrants and will feature a keynote address by Dr. Premkumar Dharmaraj, Associate Professor of Mission & Evangelism of the International Theological Seminary.
Join us for free food, Christmas cheer and to learn more about the organization’s mission to help people from the Indian sub-continent, and Christians living in the Santa Clarita Valley in California and adjacent communities with their physical and spiritual needs through the love of Christ.
The International Friendship Center provides help to those who are newly emigrated to the U.S. from the Indian subcontinent. The services that are offered by IFC are:
• Acclimatizing new immigrants to the U.S. Culture by teaching communication skills and common customs.
• Biblical counseling for individuals & families with their relational and inter-generational problems.
• Fostering friendship and understanding between the pre-mentioned ethnic groups by having a once-a-week get-together.
• Provide Prayer and Care for the specific concerns and needs.
IFC is a nonprofit organization conducting the Annual Christmas Banquet to bring people from the Indian sub-continent to foster harmony and understanding between cultures and help them to acclimatize to American culture and to succeed in their dreams. IFC stands in the gap to connect individuals who need physical and spiritual help with the resources that are available in the Santa Clarita area. The number of people moving to Santa Clarita has increased and many of the people from Indian sub-continent call Santa Clarita their home.
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