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Zweisprachiger Gottesdienst am Heiligen Abend – Bilingual Christmas Service in Rosenberg

Sunday, December 24, 10:00 a.m. – St. John’s United Church of Christ – Zweisprachiger Gottesdienst am Heiligen Abend St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold a German-English worship service at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday December 24, 2017.  There will also be a Children’s Program with Candlelight. St. John’s Church […]

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Deutsche Weihnachtsmesse in Houston – German-Language Christmas Eve Service

Christ the King Lutheran Church will hold its customary Weihnachtsmesse – German language service at 4:00 p.m. on December 24, 2017.  Enjoy the festively decorated church and the Christmas readings, proclaiming the Savior of the World born to Mary and Joseph.  Traditional German Christmas carols include Stille Nacht by candlelight. […]

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Apply Today for a Scholarship to Study in Germany

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program: Apply today for a scholarship to study abroad in Germany – it is a life-changing opportunity! Are you aware of the Congress-Bundestag Youth exchange (CBYX) program? Scholarships are provided for eligible high school students to spend an academic year attending a German school while living with […]

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To Buy or Not to Buy – Between Mass Consumption and Sustainability

This article by Sabine Olthof first appeared in Alumniportal Deutschland.  Reproduced with Permission. Consumption is seductive: the latest smartphone, the most stylish shoes, the fanciest food processor – who does not like to buy new things as soon as a bargain is on the horizon? In the US, this week […]

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Kaufen oder nix kaufen? Zwischen Massenkonsum und Nachhaltigkeit

Dieser Artikel von Sabine Olthof erschien zuerst im Alumniportal Deutschland.  Mit freundlicher Genehmigung reproduziert. Konsum ist verführerisch: Das aktuellste Smartphone, die schicken Schuhe, die praktische Küchenmaschine – wer kauft sich nicht gern neue Dinge, sobald die Gelegenheit günstig ist? In den USA ist diese Woche wieder „Black Friday“, ein Tag, […]

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GACC South – Houston New Year’s Reception 2018

GACC South – Houston celebrates its anniversary year GACC South – Houston turns 40 and they will celebrate 10 years Houston office. To start the festivities, they will gather in the elegant atmosphere of the Forest Club to network and mingle, and to welcome in the New Year. Consul General […]

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GACC South – Houston Holiday Toy Drive

Donate a Toy and Network with the German-American Business Community The German-American Chamber of Commerce – South is holding a Holiday Toy Drive to support Cotton Foundation in their efforts to restore children’s lives. The Cotton Foundation is a charitable foundation focused on assisting children impacted by natural disasters and […]

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GIS – German Institute for the Southwest is HIRING – Apply NOW

German-speaking teachers wanted for a children’s school in Rosenberg and in The Woodlands on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The ideal candidate is either a German native or speaks German fluently, and has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in German or education.  Great working environment, small classes, curriculum […]

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It’s Time to Register for Classes at GIS – Adults, Teens, and Children

It’s back-to-school for all of us again, and we would like to remind you to sign up for classes for yourself and/or your children, while you still can take advantage of our Early Bird Discounts.  Not all of the classes are up on the website, but I will make sure […]

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