Who We Are

There are approximately 8,000 international students attending the University of Alberta. IFG is in contact with over 1,000 of these students. These students represent many countries in the world. About 15 Canadians volunteer with the IFG.

Do you want to pray with someone?

We welcome you to join us as we talk to God. We pray on Thursdays from 2-3 PM.  Join us on Zoom! Contact Melissa at mchettle@ivcf.ca for the link to join.

Visiting a Church

Some students are curious about visiting a church in Canada on a Sunday. Here are some possibilities for you if you are interested in going with someone. Feel free to contact any of the persons below by their emails if you need more information.  NOTE: Most churches are now meeting online.

Daniel N. (danielni@ualberta.ca) goes to McKernan Baptist Church on 11103 76 Ave NW. The service times are 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Language used is English.

Xinxin and Stephen go to a Chinese-speaking church, Edmonton Chinese Baptist Church at 1112-109 Avenue on Sundays at 9:30 AM.  Please contact Xinxin at xinxin4@ualberta.ca.  

Marion (mwangany@ualberta.ca) attends City Centre Church at 10:30 AM on Sunday mornings in the chapel at Vanguard College (12140 103 St).

Melissa (mchettle@ivcf.ca) attends St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church at 10 AM.  https://www.sjechurch.ca/services