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!

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Beach Night at the Dunes

June 2023

Ladies' Tea Event at Good Shepherd Pavilion

Thursday, June 15th, 5:30-7:00pm

Join us for a tea & conversation! Children are welcome to attend with you and play at the playground as needed.


Compass Beach Night at Indiana Dunes State Park

Thursday, June 29th, 5:30-7:30pm

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. A parent/guardian will need to attend with any students 5th grade or younger.


July 2023

Adult Conversation Night & Ice Cream Sandwiches at Kirchoff Park!

Thursday, July 13th, 5:30-7:00pm

Join us for a time of conversation & ice cream at Kirchoff Park in Valparaiso! Children are welcome to attend with you and play at the park as needed.

Family Farm Day @ First Fruits Gives

Thursday Morning, July 27th, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join us to play with farm animals and pick some vegetables at a local farm & ministry site!

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August 2023

Compass Back-to-School Supplies Night

Thursday, August 10th, 6:00-7:00pm

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)!

September 2023

Compass Kick-Off Party

Thursday, September 7th, 5:30-7:30pm

Before the start of a new year of Compass Programming, we gather to celebrate and welcome our new & returning students! Join us for a cookout, bounce house, and outdoor games!

2023 World Cultural Festival

Sunday, September 17th, 12-5pm

Join the community of Valparaiso in the downtown area at the 2023 World Cultural Festival! Compass will have a booth where you can stop by to say hello! This event is hosted by the Valparaiso International Center, and more information can be found at their website: VIC World Cultural Festival 2023

Youth Event: Zao Island

Our 6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us at Zao Island!


October 2023

Fall Family Event at First Fruits Farms

Join us at First Fruits Farms for a Fall hayride, to pick pumpkins and to Trick-or-Treat! Dinner will also be served.

Coffee & Conversation Evening (Adult Event, Childcare Provided)

Please join us for an evening of coffee, cookies, and conversation time!

November 2023

Annual Compass Thanksgiving Event

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!

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December 2023

Compass Christmas Party

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