Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Happening in November-December 2012

Christmas is coming... and that means CHRISTMAS CAMP IS COMING!!!  Registration forms will be available at the GLOBAL VILLAGE at the Global Commons Lounge on Nov 16. 

Christmas Camp, at Kinasao Camp north of Prince Albert.  Dec 21-24.  Subsidized cost:  $160 per person.

Nov. 17:  Join in a TREASURE HUNT, on campus.  4 pm.  Meet on the steps of the Admin Building.

Stay up to date on what's happening by joining the facebook group:  INTERVARSITY INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS @ THE U OF S.

We look forward to seeing you!

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Welcome Sept 2012

Hey friends, old and new!
Welcome to a new school year (soon).  You can scroll through this blog and get an idea of what we are about.  We want to provide friendship through good wholesome activities.  We hope to meet you on Campus on the Welcome Days.  Pick up a brochure that tells you more about who we are! 

You can expect activities every weekend in September, at low or no cost.  If you are interested in being matched with a Canadian family to get together with them about once a month, pick up a bright yellow application for the International Friendship Program that we supervise.  Ask around and you'll probably meet an international student or two who has come to Christmas Camp - a highlight for many!  It'll be happening again this year Dec 21-24, registration beginning Nov. 1.

If you are a Christian or curious about Christianity,  there are small groups meeting at different times and places on campus throughout the week.

If we can help in any way in your adjustment to Saskatoon, please contact us.

We are also on Facebook:  InterVarsity International Students @ the U of S.  Join us!

Looking forward to meeting you soon,  Gerry & Shirley

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Coming soon!

1 - Next Friday, Oct 28
What? it's the last Friday of the month, time for the COMPASS
Where? at the Multi-Faith Chapel (also known as the Rugby Chapel)
Food? Yes! at 6:30. Come and enjoy.
What else? Rob Arthur will be our guest. Rob will tell us what it means for him to be a Christian in his profession at the Corrections Institute here in Saskatoon. He'll also show us and tell us some about his trip with his family to China this summer, his impressions, what he learned, etc.
Afterward...stay to enjoy time with friends playing table games.

2 - Christmas Camp!! Dec. 23-26 at Kinasao Camp on Christopher Lake. Cost: $200 ($150 for first-time attenders)
Registration begins Nov. 1.
- each Tuesday in lower Place Riel (Food Court) from 11:30-12:30
- each Wednesday in lower Place Riel (Food Court) from 1-2pm
- each Friday at Tim Horton's in Geology from 1:30-3pm

Friday, September 16, 2011


We offer you the INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM (IFP), where we match international students with Canadian families for friendship sake. You will receive an invitation once a month to get together with this Canadian family. There is no expense involved, but there ARE many benefits: the chance to know a Canadian family and their customs, things about Saskatoon, and opportunity to practice English. Want to join? Fill out an orange application form which you will find at the ISSAC.The IFP is having its first event on Oct 1, at 6pm: a potluck and variety program. All international students are invited, whether you are already part of the IFP program or not. Transportation will be provided from Browsers on the U of S campus.

Check out facebook page "InterVarsity International Students @ UofS or write to Gerry & Shirley at gsfalk@sasktel.net to get a registration form.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Welcome 2011

Live Expo, Thursday afternoon September 1 in the Education Gym

We'd love to meet you there. Here are some of the things planned for the next few weeks:
- Holiday Monday, Sept. 5 - Meet at Grosvenor Park at 4pm for a free wiener roast, soccer and baseball
- Saturday, Sept 10 - a day trip to Pike Lake
- Saturday, Sept 17 - a Farm Tour
- Saturday, Oct 1 - International Potluck supper
Contact us for more details!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

FOCUS Fridays

We've had a great time getting together each first Friday of the month for food, fun, music, an inspirational speaker, games. Why not join us on April 1 at 6:30 at the Rugby Chapel (located between the Grad Student Lounge and College Drive).

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

2010 Some things we did in Summer ...and Fall Plans

July 1 - We rode bikes to Diefenbaker Park to Celebrate Canada, played sports and watched the fireworks.
July 24 - Berry picking, with a stop at the Apple Orchard at Petrofka.

July 31 - Bike Adventure along the Saskatchewan River.

August 1 - Pie making day!

August 7-9 - Summer camp at Camp Oshkidee on Jeanette Lake

Potluck and games at Gerry & Shirley's house...

Sept 25 - A beautiful day at Pike Lake

Here are some of the events planned for fall. Send us an email or join the facebook page indicated on the side bar.

You are invited to a gym night Oct. 22 - no charge - at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Just let us know if you need a ride from Seager Wheeler highrise.

FOCUS Friday is a monthly event - each first Friday of the month we are gathering to eat, share stories of Christian faith, to hang out with friends, play games. Whether you are a Christian or not, you are invited. Next FOCUS is Nov. 5.

And of course, Christmas is Coming!! We'll spend Dec. 23-27 in the beautiful north, doing indoor and outdoor activity, enjoying old and new friendships. Registration for camp will begin on Nov. 8. Cost is $250. Here's a picture from last year: