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 fall 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 email@example.com
Have a look at what we have coming up!
December 21, 2018: Supper at the home of James & Ann Siebert
A group from Sunrise Community Church will provide the food (there will be halal and vegetarian options). We're going to watch some type of Christmas movie like a Charlie Brown Christmas and enjoy some fun Christmas activities such as Gingerbread house making, a treasure hunt (find some hidden things related to Christmas) and sing some carols
January 21-25, 2019: Relevant
This will be a great week of interesting talks (15 talks in total) and dialogues on campus. These will happen at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. each day. You can expect topics like “Faith & Science,” “Is Christianity a western religion?” “Muslim/Christian dialogue,” Atheist/Christian dialogue” etc. Free Food will also be available.
February 1-3, 2019: Winter Camp!
Come for winter camp at Pioneer Ranch Camp with students from colleges and universities all over Alberta. The cost is about $130 for everything and you can expect to have lots of fun and hear from Al Anderson who will be presenting talks from the Bible.
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