Events

Whether you are a Christian looking to connect to community here at Duke or a new student who’d like to make some friends, we would love for you to join us for some of our events.

Large group meetings will resume in Fall 2015.

Small group Bible studies will continue during the summer.

Please “like” us on Facebook and subscribe to our email list to find out about events as they are planned this summer.

If you are new, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information about the group.  Look for our table at the Graduate Student Information Session during Orientation Week on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, from 12:30-2PM on the second and third levels of the Bryan Center.

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PAST EVENTS

February 1Super Bowl Party 
Come watch the big game at Steve Hinkle’s house on February 1.  Kickoff is at 6:30 pm.

Fall Semester 2014:

October 31 – GCF Halloween Party!
Large group resumes on Oct. 31st. Join us at Steve’s home for some halloween fun. We will be making smores and handing out candy to kids. Please note the start time is 7:30pm and the address is 816 Duluth Street, Durham, NC. Please bring some candy if you can.

October 24 – NC State Fair
Join us for a trip to the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh!  We’ll be meeting in front of the chapel at 6:30 pm to carpool over there.

October 3rd – Large Group
Join us for a large group with our speaker is Prof. Ehsan Samei, professor in medical physics. We start at 6pm as usual with a group dinner followed by worship music and the talk. See you there!

Friday, September 5 – Friday Night Dinner
Everyone is invited to large group meeting this Friday. We meet in the chapel basement kitchen for dinner at 6 pm followed by worship and a speaker. Come meet other GCFers, hear about small groups, local churches, and events this semester!

Friday, September 12 – Friday Night Dinner and Program
Everyone is invited to large group meeting this Friday. We meet in the chapel basement kitchen for dinner at 6 pm followed by worship and a speaker. Come meet other GCFers, hear about small groups, local churches, and events this semester!

Saturday, September 13 – Hyco Lake Day     

Join other grad students from the Christian communities at Duke and UNC for a great day at Hyco Lake, just a 45 minute drive from Duke’s campus.  Grad, Med, Law, Business … they’ll all be there.  Wave Runners, boat rides, floating/swimming, basketball, free food, places to study – it’s all there.

From 10 AM-5 PM.  To RSVP/sign up for giving/needing rides go to the Hyco page. And the lake water is warm!  If anyone is interested in cycling up to the lake, contact Steve Hinkle at shinkle@duke.edu (about a 42 mile ride).

Friday, August 29 – Chapel Tower Climb and Ice Cream
Come to the chapel basement (enter wooden doors on the basement side facing the Bryan Center). Follow signs to the kitchen where the climbs will gather and return for ice cream. Starts at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, August 26 – New Student Picnic
Join new and returning students for a picnic on the lawn between Duke Chapel and the Bryan Center parking lot. More food and more fun than grad students are supposed to have. We start serving around 5:30 and will have a very brief intro program at 6:00.

Friday, August 22 – Meet and Munch at the the home of InterVarsity Staff member Steve Hinkle. Meet some returning students and meet some of the other new arrivals!  Address is 816 Duluth Street, Durham, NC. Starts at 7:30pm and rides will be available from the Bryan Center parking circle at 7:15. Let us know if you need a ride.

Tuesday, August 19 – Look for us at the Orientation Info Fair on Tuesday from 12-2p in the Bryan Center.