FREE Friday dinner and Short Film Night this Friday, October 11, 6-9pm

Free Friday Night Dinnerthis Friday, Oct 11th, 6 pm, at University Presbyterian Church near Franklin Street, enter through the Presbyterian student center door at 110 Henderson St. Clickherefor a map.

After dinner join us for a short film night, where we will watch some, entertaining, thought provoking, and touching short films (and of course popcorn!)

Hanging Rock Trip, Saturday October 26

Want to see the beautiful leaves as they change colors in the North Carolina mountains and make new friends? Then join International Friends Saturday, October 26 for a trip to the state park at Hanging Rock, NC. At the top of the hike there is a beautiful view where you can see for miles, and we’ll also have the chance to see some waterfalls. We will rent vans and meet early at 7:45am. It takes about 2 hours to get there. Please bring a bag lunch, water and any snacks you want. We will eat at the park. We will spend several hours there and be back to Chapel Hill probably by 7pm. Please bring money to stop for dinner on the way home if you would like. If you would like to go, please email your name, email, and cell phone # to uncinternationalfriends@gmail.com with the subject line Mountain Trip. To reserve your spot, please bring a non-refundable deposit of $20 to cover the van rentals and gas to the Friday dinner this week. We can not reserve your spot without receiving your deposit. If you cannot come to the dinner let us know and we will find another meeting place on campus. We plan on renting 4 vans and bringing around 44 people, so sign up soon to reserve a spot!

 

Volleyball this Saturday!

We are playing outdoor volleyball at the outdoor sand courts on Skipper Bowles Drive, near Taylor Hall and the Dean Smith Center (Dean Dome). It will be this Saturday, the 12th, from 1 pm to 3 pm. Bring your volleyball, and your friends! See you there!

Come with us to Daytona Beach, Florida Dec 28-Jan 1 for Vision 2013!

Christmas break is long and cold in Chapel Hill… Why not escape the cold and come with International Friends to sunny Daytona Beach Florida on Dec 28-Jan 1! We will attend the Christian conference for international students called Vision 2013. Vision conference is for all students to come explore who God made you to be. Are you an international student and a Christian? Come and be challenged to grow in your faith! Not a Christian but interested in learning about Jesus? Come and learn who Jesus is and what it means to follow Him! This conference is for those who want to know more about Jesus, make new friends, and sight-see in Daytona Beach!

Come join other international students from UNC, the Triangle, and all over the USA for an unforgettable experience at a hotel right on the beach! The conference will have general sessions that will give you a chance to meet students from around the world, sing a few songs about Christian faith, and hear from world-class teachers exploring the amazing person of Jesus. There will also be smaller seminar sessions that will allow Christian students to learn practical aspects of following Jesus, or non-Christians to discuss more about Jesus’ life, works, and claims.

Each afternoon will be devoted to sightseeing in Florida. Conference organizers will provide guided transportation so you can explore the nearby area of Daytona without worrying about transportation details.

On New Year’s Eve, you’ll enjoy singing and dancing performances by your peers from many nations. Then you’ll welcome the New Year with friends from all around the world!

The conference cost depends on the type of housing you choose. You can read about the difference options here at the conference website – bridgesconferences.com. There is a $50 scholarship offered for those who agree to go to all the meetings and who register before November 15th! International Friends will provide affordable transportation (we will be renting vans and driving together) for a small additional fee.

Don’t miss the chance to attend this life-changing event in such a beautiful location…with generous scholarship funding. Until then, stay in touch with International Friends staff who can keep you informed!

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