East meets West cuisine Recap

On one end of the street there was potsticker making, while on the other end is Make Your Own Pizza.  But we did more than just making our own pizza creations, we also had food for the brain and soul, and more food (desserts).  A well balanced night…

We started off with making the pizza

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Then we baked them, and got ready to eat.  Was it food taste testing time? Or was someone sneaking into the kitchen, and getting caught red handed?


After all the good food, we had a time to feed the soul with Bible Study.


Then we have some game time.

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Even a birthday surprise… and we finished out the night with ice cream dessert.

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Potstickers Making Night Recap

We were making potstickers(饺子), and just hanging out for some fun.  Those homemade potstickers sure look delicious.  Let’s start making/wrapping…


Some people surely were creative, and making dumpling into… IUSM.  Food was so good, even Batman came for dinner.  Were there enough dumplings for everyone?

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It sure was, look at all these satisfying faces.  All the more, ending the night with fun games.  What a way to end Friday after all the classes and studying.

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BUZZ and dessert Recap

We had quite a few events the past couple weeks.  There was the visit to the BUZZ on campus.  Soon you run out of new things to see there.


Some of us are ready to have some good fun, and with good food to go along.  What is some good fun without some competition?  We went back to Brian & Helen’s home.  First thing first, food…  Making yummy crepes…



Gotta work out those extra calories.  Competition with King Kong Shower, no, it’s not King Kong taking a shower in Brian and Helen’s living room.  What’s your special move?  Look for the video to see how much fun it was…


IUSM Welcome Night Recap

Last Thursday was the IUSM Welcome Night, and we welcome many new students onto the Davis campus.  We got to meet many new friends.  The night was full of activities, meeting new friends, engaging talks, good food, and fun games.  Wish you were here to join us for a full night!


The welcome team to greet new friends


Can’t wait for the doors to open.  Even while we waited, just having time to get to get to know each other.  SCC sure is happening!


Life is like a race, and you run, run, run!  Where are you running to?  Is that Kung Fu?  No, it’s just competition in the race of a lifetime, with obstacles however you have to get through.  Life sure is not easy.


Next we had special music, video clips of life shared by some of the IUSM students, and an engaging talk from our guest speaker, Pastor William, from Luke 12, on the Rich Fool.  What is the one thing this rich fool forgot to account for in his plan in life? and can lead him to a place he never thought of, and never wanted to be in?  Thought provoking.


After all the deep thoughts about life, maybe for the first time, we sure got hungry all of a sudden.  Look at these delicious food, even with vegetables(salad) for a complete meal.  Seconds anyone?


A photo booth with pictures?  Sure help to have some meaningful conversations about what goals in life you are looking for…


Time to end the night with some fun games.  Everyone is having fun, and enjoying themselves!  Hope you can join us on our next events!

BBQ and Games Night

What is there to do before the school starts in Davis.  Well not much, with many of the stores closed early in the city.  We had the Chill and Grill.


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This is not the traditional BBQ burgers and hotdogs, with grilled onions, tomatoes, ketchup, mustard, etc.  Add some potato salad and chips on the side.  We had a fun evening of BBQ Burgers and Hotdogs, Asian style!  What is that on the burger?  KimChi?  Not just Kimchi, Sriracha, and others…

Dim Sum Recap

What’s missing from beginning of the school year, without some good Chinese Dim Sum in Sacramento.  There are sure some yummy food, and good varieties that we tasted.  Just looking at the picture makes me hungry for more again!


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This was just the beginning.  We sure missed good Chinese food in Davis.  Petition for a quality Chinese Dim Sum restaurant anyone?

Some of us went to visit Old Sac to visit some old sites:


Looks at the wide varieties of candies!


Visiting the Railroad Museum, of trains from long ago…


Walking along the river in Old Sac.  Anyone spot some seals?


Happy New Year everyone!! Wow, 2014 is over already and it’s already the 2nd week of 2015! Time really flies. IUSM celebrated the new year with a special Bible Study. John gave a message about how to gain wisdom – by spending time on non-urgent but equally important things, like investing in relationships and learning more about God (two things that we do a lot at IUSM =). Afterwards we had a traditional new year’s dinner – dumplings! But first we had make it! It was so much fun. Afterwards, we stuck around until midnight playing fun games! Come join us next time!


This past week, we combined with Koinonia and Kairos for an All College Christmas Bible Study. We started the night with an awesome meal. Then we sang some Christmas songs. During Bible Study, Pastor Will spoke about the greatest gift of all, the birth of baby Jesus to be the Savior of the world and more importantly how we all need to personally accept and receive this great gift from God. After Bible Study, we had the mother of all gift exchange, where there was hilarity, craziness, lots of gifts to choose from, and a lot of dancing. See you next week. Otherwise, see you next year!!



We had a really great night during Halloween. The food was “ribby” delicious! Then Pastor Will gave us a message about how the original sin was a trick that was caused by the Devil himself! He then gave us tips on how to fight against Satan’s tricks so that we can stay away from temptation. Afterwards we had a long night of tricks (most agile/stoic/determined/etc) and treats (desserts). Did I mention there was even a mini carnival – photo booths, dodgeball, laser tag, pumpkin carving, basketball, and the list goes on. Hope to see you at our next event!