Compass hosts 2-3 social events each month!

We have special events for all ages, events specifically for 6th-12th grade students, as well as 1-2 events each semester just for our adult students.

Click the icon to visit our Compass IFC Facebook Page for current social event information, or scroll down to find more information by month!

May 2022

Women's Event: Ladies' Tea Party at Tonia's

Thursday Morning, May 12th

Join us for tea & conversation at Tonia's house!

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End-of-Year Celebration

Thursday, May 19th

In May we celebrate the end of the school-year for our K-12 Compass students as well as a year of hard work for our Adult English & Citizenship students!

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Men's Event: Railcats Baseball Game

Wednesday, May 25th

Join the other Compass men in attending a baseball game! Transportation, tickets & concessions provided.

Men's Event Railcats Game outing!
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June 2022

Summer Kick-Off Soccer Game & Cookout

Tuesday, June 21st

Join us for a fun & casual soccer game and a cookout to kick-off our Compass Summer Programming!


Beach Night @ The Dunes

Thursday, June 30th

Join us for an evening at The Dunes National Lakeshore! We will bring some snacks & waters and provide transportation for a group evening at the beach. This will not be a time for swimming, but playing in the sand and walking along the water.


July 2022

Farm Day @ First Fruits Gives

Thursday, July 14th

Join us Thursday morning the 14th from 10-12 to play with farm animals and pick some vegetables at a local farm & ministry site!

Compass Back-to-School Supplies Night

Tuesday, July 26th

Each Summer, before the start of school, we host a night where Compass families can come to pick out free school supplies & a new backpack for their student(s)!

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August 2022

No Compass Programming or Events!

Enjoy the end of summer & the beginning of a new school year!

September 2022

Compass Kick-Off Party

Thursday, September 8th

Before the start of a new year of Compass Programming, we gather to celebrate and welcome our new & returning students!

Men's Event: Chicago Fire II Game

Sunday, September 18th

The men of Compass are invited to a free soccer game! Transportation, snacks, and tickets are provided.

Youth Event: Zao Island

Thursday, September 22nd

Our 6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us at Zao Island for Arcade Games & Laser Tag!

Celebrating at the Semester Outreach

October 2022

Fall Family Hayride & Pumpkins at First Fruits Farms

Thursday, October 13th

In October we will have another Farm Day, but this time to do a Fall hayride, pick pumpkins and roast s'mores!


Trunk-or-Treat Event

Thursday, October 27th

We plan to have a trunk-or-treat event this year for volunteers to hand out candy and give students a chance to wear their Halloween costumes!

November 2022

Youth Event: VU Football Game

Saturday, November 5th

Our 6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us at a VU Football game. Tickets & snacks provided!

Annual Compass Thanksgiving Event

Thursday, November 17

Our favorite event of the year is our Thanksgiving Event! During this time we come together as a Compass Family and talk about all of the blessings from the past year! We also invite our Compass students & families to bring their favorite dish to share from their home country. This is a beautiful evening together that you don't want to miss!


December 2022

Adults' Event: Cookie Exchange @ Calvary

Thursday, December 1st

We will host a cookie exchange & conversation evening for our adult students!

Compass Christmas Party

Thursday, December 8th

Our Christmas Event includes presents for our K-12 students, cookie decorating, pinatas, as well as food, conversation, and music for our adult students!

January 2023

Family Movie Night

Thursday, January 19th

January is a great time to have an indoor event, so we host a movie night on the big screen at Calvary!

Youth Event: VU Basketball Game

Thursday, January 26th

Our 6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us for a Valparaiso University Basketball Game! Transportation, Tickets & Snacks provided.


February 2023

Compass Sweets Night

Thursday, February 9th

This is a really fun event for our Compass students & families during which we serve a variety of sweet treats! Cupcakes, cookies, candy etc.! We also hand out class valentines for our students to give out at school.

Youth Event: Ice Skating at Central Park Plaza

Thursday, February 23rd

Our 6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us for Ice Skating in downtown Valparaiso! Transportation, Skate Rental, snacks, and all costs provided!

March 2023

Family Day at Fireflies

Thursday, March 9th

March is a month for more fun indoor activities! Fireflies is an indoor play area & arcade for kids. Guardians and children are invited to join us for a day of play!

Youth Event: Bowling Night at Inman's

Thursday, March 23rd

Our 6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us for an evening of bowling! All costs are covered.


April 2023

Compass Spring Fiesta

Thursday, April 13th

Join us for a fiesta that includes dinner, a performance from the Gloria Dei Folkloric Dance Troupe, and an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids!

Pick-Up Soccer & Pizza Night

Thursday, April 27th

Join us for a fun & casual game of soccer! Come to play, or to cheer and enjoy some pizza!