Events

Everyone is always welcome at all of our events; we would love to meet you!  Join on our email list to stay connected with GCF! Also, don’t forget to check us out on Facebook!

Upcoming Events

Friday September 15:  Thriving in Graduate School.  Friday night gathering.  6:30 PM. Join us for dinner and a World Cafe-style conversation with Dr. Kyle Jurado (Economics) and your peers on what it looks like to thrive in graduate school.  We’ll meet at the Duke Episcopal Center (505 Alexander Ave).  Free parking after 5 PM, or take the C1 bus to the intersection of Alexander Ave and Campus Drive.

Saturday September 23:  Keep Durham Beautiful Service Project.  GCF and the Duke Graduate Student Basketball Committee are partnering to offer a service project during campout weekend.  You don’t have to be doing campout to volunteer with us.  (If you are doing campout, please RSVP through the campout committee.)  If you are not doing campout, RSVP here to help us plan.

Friday September 29:  The Virtue of Gratitude in Graduate School.  Friday night gathering.  6:30 PM. Join us for dinner and a conversation with Dr. Jed Atkins (Classical Studies).  We’ll meet at the Duke Episcopal Center (505 Alexander Ave).  Free parking after 5 PM, or take the C1 bus to the intersection of Alexander Ave and Campus Drive.

Friday Night Gatherings

Roughly every other Friday during the school year, we gather as a whole GCF (always open to friends!) for dinner and some combination of prayer, worship, testimony, talks, and fellowship.  Unless otherwise noted, we start at 6:30PM and meet at the Duke Episcopal Center (505 Alexander, plenty of parking and served by the central campus bus).  Dinner will be provided (a $5 donation is suggested, with an exemption for first-time visitors).

Over the course of the semester, our Friday night gatherings will largely center around themes related to our Four Commitments as a chapter of InterVarsity’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries and the purpose statement of InterVarsity.

Our Fall 2017 Friday night gatherings will be held on the following dates:  Sept. 1, 15 & 29, Oct. 6 & 20, Nov. 3 & 17, and Dec. 1.  Our annual Christmas party date is TBD.

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