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Alternative Gift Ideas

This year do you want to give gifts that make a difference? Check out these two options, gifts that also are helping ministry to the poor: Handmade Greeting Cards. Check out the Guatemala Greetings Christmas Cards website. Lanna Coffee donates $5 of each pound of coffee to SI’s...

Spotlight on our Staff... an interview with Courtney Shelton

Where are you from? I was born, raised, and currently live in Visalia, CA. Where do you work and describe your role with SI. I work at the SI International Service Center in Visalia, CA. My role is in the area of data entry and as the Assistant...

Celebrating at an SI Banquet

With over 500 people in attendance, this year’s Students International Fundraising Banquet in Visalia, CA, and with over 200 at the Indiana banquet, this year proved to be the biggest year of banquets in SI history. For some the banquets were a great time of reunion, and the...

A Summer Intern's Perspective on Fiji

We’ve received a Fiji update from SI summer intern, and new staff member, Megan Mickelsen: Fiji has been quite the adventure during this 2012 summer season of teams. Through my role as a teams director/summer intern, I was able to watch and participate in the work that God...

What is a Gap Year?

I first heard of the “gap year” concept about 10 years ago while in Great Britain. Many students there take the first year out of their university studies to broaden their global understanding. They might travel, or work for a philanthropic organization, but generally spend time contemplating their...

Multi-national Ministry in Fiji

BULA! Greetings from Fiji! Pam Christy and I just returned from a two week outreach with a bunch of fun-loving, hard-working New Zealanders. What an awesome experience to see Kiwis, Fijians and North Americans alongside each other doing Kingdom work. The staff at the homebase in Lautoka is...

End of Summer Highlights

Fiji, Ivanhoe, Guatemala, DR, and Costa Rica all saw many lives transformed through summer outreaches New 2012 teams are signing up now for Fiji and Nicaragua! Seattle Pacfic Univ. is beginning their first Fall semester study program with SI in Guatemala The Troyers and the Slabachs have had...

An Update on SI Fiji

Fiji is one of most amazing places you’ll ever visit. A country of many islands and surrounded by some of the most pristine oceans and beaches in the world. Fiji is a country where tribal life is still in existence. You will also see Hindu temples set beside...

Getting to Know... Shellie Bowman (International Service Center)

Where are you from? I was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA and now live in Visalia, CA. Describe your role with SI I have the privilege of working in the Students International Service Center in Visalia, CA. My job is to recruit new team leaders who will...

Students International Banquet 2010

Please join us at our 2010 fall fund-raising banquet on Saturday, September 18th in Visalia, CA. RSVP to the SI office: Send us a message or call 559-627-8923.