Our Event Schedule

Welcome to the University of Alberta and to Canada. We also welcome you to the International Friendship Group! We hope this club will be your home away from home. We come from many countries and backgrounds. The sponsors of this club are Christians but ALL cultures and beliefs are welcome!

We have a number of exciting activities coming up this winter and we would love for you to join us.

We will send out more information via email as each of these dates approach to give you all the details. You can also check back for updates, visit our Facebook page at IFG Edmonton - International Friendship Group or email jamsiebert@gmail.com

Have a look at what we have coming up! 

1. Feb 13, 2019: Supper & Bible Overview

All are welcome to a Supper and Bible Overview on Wednesday evenings. We will meet at Riverside Lounge in HUB Mall from 6:30 PM - 8 PM. This is great for practicing English and making new friends. We will eat supper together, watch a short video and engage in a discussion. If you have any questions, please contact Danae at dnelson@ivcf.ca or James at jsiebert@ivcf.ca or Ann at asiebert@ivcf.ca

PS: The Wednesday Night Bible Studies are every week except Feb 20th

2. February 15-21, 2019: Edmonton Urban Plunge

This will take place during Reading week and is a great opportunity to learn all about Justice and God’s heart for the poor. You will move downtown for the week with others. The cost is $400. Apply by Feb. 1. To register for Edmonton Urban Plunge, please click here

3. Feb 22, 2019: Sledding and Supper in a Canadian home

Are you staying here for Reading Week? Please join us on Friday, Feb. 22 for a fun afternoon of sledding (sliding down the hill on sleds or toboggans). Here is the plan:

  • 3:00 PM - Meet at HUB mall
  • 3:30-5:30PM - Sledding
  • 5:30 PM - Drive to Canadian home in Sherwood Park
  • 6:30-9:00 PM - Supper and relaxing at Canadian home
  • 9:45 PM - Arrive back at HUB Mall

4. Supper at the Siebert home on March 8th, March 15th & April 5th this winter semester

5. March 22, 2019 - Gym Night (More details to come)