Join us for a potluck dinner, movies, and games - and of course, lots of friendly faces! 728 Commonwealth Ave. is an apartment building across from Marsh Chapel - buzz Apt. 105 to be let in and join the fun! We'll also be taking our yearbook photo, so make sure your face represents! When: 7pm Where: 728 Commonwealth Ave, Apartment #105
Join us at the beautiful Toah Nipi retreat center on January 24-26 (the second weekend after classes start) for our annual Winter Conference!!! This year's Conference theme is CRAZY LOVE - God's crazy love for us and the way He calls us to crazily love others in crazy ways! It doesn't matter if you've been with InterVarsity for your entire college career or if you only heard of IV and Winter Conference from that kid in your Stats class last week - we welcome you to join us!
Ask questions and find more info on the Facebook event page here. You can register for the retreat here.
GIG (Group Investigating God) Training (Sunday, Feb. 2)
Are you interested in learning more about leading a Group Investigating God (GIG)? Do you have friends on campus who would be interested in talking more about God, but don't feel comfortable enough to jump into a Bible Study? Come to Mugar this Sunday from 4-5, room 205, to learn from a workshop. When: 4pm Where: Mugar Library, room 205
Black Campus Ministry retreat (Friday, Feb. 7 - Saturday, Feb.8)
Black Campus Ministries New England Conference! This conference is a two day event held in Boston for New England students who want to know how to become agents of change in their communities. Whether you are Black, African, Caribbean, White, Asian, etc, you are welcome! Cost is $40. Check it out here!
Leadership Day (Saturday, Feb. 22)
Come one and come all and FIND OUT ABOUT LEADERSHIP in InterVarsity!
Does leadership seem like a mystery to you? Are you interested in getting more involved with InterVarsity Multiethnic at BU? Does leading a CG, planning large group, or casting vision for the fellowship sound like something you want to do? Are you a current leader? Do you want to know what's happening in the fellowship next year? Do you want to help determine that? Do you like breakfast? Do you like FREE breakfast?
If you answered YES to any of these questions- then Leadership Day is for YOU! It's gonna be a packed day full of information and SKITS! PLUS there will be FREE BREAKFAST!! It's gonna be the best! Join the Facebook event here. When: 10am-1pm Where: Marsh Chapel Basement UPDATE: Even if you didn't come to the meeting, we still welcome you to apply for next year's leadership team! Applications are due on Saturday, March 1st, by 11:59pm.
ServeUP Auction (Saturday, Feb.22)
We are fundraising for our Spring Break Service Trip to New Orleans! If you have anything to contribute (cleaning services, special skills- aka bike lessons, dining points/guest meals, cooking dinner, extra furniture, a plate of cookies, rock climbing lessons, car rides to the airport/Target) SIGN UP! We will be opening the bidding on Feb 22. All of the proceeds will go to scholarships for students to go help rebuild New Orleans and discuss justice and faith. It doesn't matter whether you're going on ServeUP or not, this is a great chance to get some cool stuff for a good cause and hang out with awesome people! Find out more here.
When: 6:30pm Where: CAS 316
ServeUP (Spring Break 2014)
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Boston University is taking a team from BU for the 8th year in a row on an alternative spring break trip to New Orleans, a city still recovering from the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina back in 2005. During the days we'll be working in the communities and at night we will be engaging in discussions about service, justice and faith.
The vision of ServeUP (UP stands for Urban Project) is bring together a diverse group of students to serve together & have open & honest discussions about the three ServeUP pillars of community, service, and faith. All are welcome & encouraged to apply - no previous experience with InterVarsity or faith is required.
Here is a slideshow from ServeUp 2014!
Cleaning Agganis Arena (Saturday, Apr. 5)
We're cleaning up Agganis Arena this Saturday! It's a great way to serve the BU community and make some money for future IV trips and events! Come hang out with us and climb some stairs! Check out the Facebook event here. When: 9pm-11:30p Where: Agganis Arena
IV is entering a week of intentional prayer with other chapters at different campuses across the country! Look out for posts on our Facebook page about places to pray at and people to pray with - or start your own! Post on the page if you want to gather people to pray with you. Also, post any prayer requests or things that you are hearing during your time of prayer on the BU IV Prays website.
For starters - Eric and Christine pray together at 4pm at 46 Mountfort St. on Tuesdays, and our related chapter AACF is hosting a praise/prayer night Thursday night at 7pm!
Intercollegiate Worship/Prayer Night: Let Love Arise (Tuesday, Apr. 8 - Thursday, Apr. 10)
A movement of college students from all over Boston is meeting to seek God at three intercollegiate worship/prayer nights! Find more details and join the event here! When: 7pm-9pm on each of the nights Where: Tues 4/8 @ MIT's MacGregor House (450 Memorial Drive, Cambridge; MacGregor House) Wed 4/9 @ Wentworth's Blount Auditorium (550 Parker Street, Boston; Blount Auditorium; Annex Central 106) Thurs 4/10 @ Harvard
Stand for Freedom (Wednesday, Apr. 9)
Stand for Freedom is a 24-hour event hosted by International Justice Mission to raise awareness of modern-day slavery. Join the event here. contact Gloria with questions!
2nd Annual Interfaith Fair (Wednesday, Apr. 9)
IV's hosting a booth at the Interfaith Fair this Wednesday from 6-8 in the Metcalf Ballroom! There's going to be musical performances, interfaith buffet and lots of lots of other religious booths! Message/text/email Eric if you're interested in helping out! View the official Facebook page here.
We'll be supporting our friends in the Inner Strength Gospel Choir at their spring concert! Come for a night of great music and great people. Tickets are $10.50. Find out more here.
Murder Mystery Party (Saturday, Apr. 12)
InterVarsity Multi-Ethnic Christian Fellowship introduces our second annual murder mystery extravaganza!! This year, there's something sinister brewing at the Oscars, and it's up to you to solve the mystery! Scandals and betrayals abound. Dress your finest and bring your thinking caps! Contact Sarah Mosher, Christine Kim, or Kelsey questions, and/or read more and RSVP here.
When: 7p-9p Where: Warren Cinema Room
Global Day of Service (Saturday, Apr. 19)
BU Community Service Center organizes this event every year to give students access to community service opportunities. This year, IVME has chosen to volunteer with Lowell Wish Project on Friday morning. Transportation, lunch, and a free T-shirt will be provided! Register here to volunteer with IVME. When: 8a-noon
Senior Appreciation Large Group (Monday, Apr. 25)
Come join us as we celebrate, appreciate, and send off our graduating IVME'ers in the Class of 2014 with pictures, fond memories, short messages, hugs, videos, etc! Dress code for Seniors is COLOR:). Non-seniors should wear black/white. When: 6:45pm - 9pm Where: CGS 511 (our usual Large Group room)