Campus Ministries

Below is a list of Christian Ministries on the Cornell and Ithaca College campuses. Please visit their sites, or contact their leaders for more information.  In addition, several persons at Bethel Grove take a special interest in meeting the physical and spiritual needs of International Students.

 

ASIAN AMERICAN INTERVARSITY  cornellaaiv.com  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/CornellAAIV
Asian American InterVarsity’s vision is to see students and faculty transformed, the Cornell campus renewed and world changers devleoped. We seek to share the incredible life that is found in God with those who identify with an Asian American cultural background as we serve the overall Cornell community. Join us for large groups in RPCC at 7PM on Friday’s and for small group Bible studies throughout the week. Contact Jonathan Weng, jw2229@cornell.edu, 513-575-6839.

CHESTERTON HOUSE  www.chestertonhouse.org
Chesterton House is a Center for Christian Studies at Cornell designed to help students with the challenges entailed in being a Christian at a secular university. Chesterton House is not a fellowship group, but rather works collaboratively with the many fellowship groups to encourage students to be good stewards of the life of the mind. Toward that end, we provide 1) Public lectures, small group discussions, and movie nights; 2) Accredited courses in Biblical Studies (in partnership with Gordon College); 3) Residential facilities for both men and women, where students live together in intentional Christian community. For more info, please contact info@chestertonhouse.org.

CHINESE BIBLE STUDY  www.cbscornell.com
CBS is a Christian fellowship devoted to glorifying God through our lives here at Cornell. We gather together to worship God, study the Bible, pray for (and with) one another, and know the boundless love of Christ. We strive to equip Christ’s followers for a holy life of servitude, to build challenging spiritual friendships, and to share Christian love and faith to the world. For more info contact: Zoe Chan (zcc4@cornell.edu) and Tim Tsang (tlt62@cornell.edu)

CHRISTIAN UNION OF CORNELL
CU provides undergraduate students with in-depth study of scripture, Christian leadership training, fellowship and support for Christian students, as well as resources to help non-Christian students learn about the Christian faith. We offer weekly small group Bible courses that are intellectual, rigorous and provide fellowship, community, and prayer, as well as a weekly large group meeting on Weds @ 7:30 on central campus, fall and spring conferences, and a variety of community service and outreach on campus. For information, please contact Liz Thomforde: liz.thomforde@christianunion.org

COLLEGE TOWN BIBLE FELLOWSHIP https://www.facebook.com/groups/ctbfellowship/
College Town Bible Fellowship (CTBF) is a bilingual English-Mandarin fellowship targeting young families, professionals, and students in Ithaca collegetown area. We have dinner, testimonies, and singing together. Childcare is provided as well. Meetings on Fridays from 5.30pm to 7.30pm in St Luke Lutheran Church (109 Oak Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850), next to College Town Bagels in Collegetown. For more information, check us out on facebook or contact Paul Epp (ple25@cornell.edu)

CORNELL CHINESE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (CCCF)
CCCF is a Mandarin-speaking Christian fellowship targeting Chinese students and scholars. We meet every Friday night from 6:45pm to 9:30pm at the basement of First Ithaca Chinese Christian Church (429 Mitchell St.). We seek peace, hope and love in Jesus Christ through dinner, singing, Bible study and other activities. We also have small groups that are specifically for seekers. Weekly prayer meeting is on Wednesday night, from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. Please check https://orgsync.com/73833/chapter for up-coming events. For more information, please contact: Jie Pei, jp2285@cornell.edu, 607-216-5913.

CORNELL INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (CICF)  http://www.cicfcornell.blogspot.com/
International and American grads and undergrads plus community members who are interested in international communities meet every Friday night at 6:30pm for dinner, followed by worship, small group discussions and Bible studies for those considering Christianity or those who desire to grow in their Christian faith. Location: Bethel Grove Bible Church (1763 Slaterville Road). For more information, please contact: Edith Johnson (edithjohnson14@gmail.com), David and Beth Larson (International Students, Inc.; dlarson778@gmail.com), Kristy Perano (kmp263@cornell.edu).

CORNELL PRAYER CALL
Join parents and others in prayer via conference call. For details contact cornellprayercall@gmail.com.

CRU  (Formerly Campus Crusade for Christ)  www.crucornell.com
CRU exist to helps students Love God, Love each other and Serve the World. We meet together weekly for corporate worship through song and Bible-based teaching. Our Missional Community Groups eat together, study the Bible, pray, and enjoy Gospel-centered fellowship. Plug in to find encouragement, accountability and outreach opportunity. For more information visit us at Real Life (Fridays, 7:30pm, Uris Hall G-01). facebook: Cru Cornell. Staff members who attend Bethel Grove include: J.W. and Stephanie Betts (jwbetts3@gmail.com ) 308-293-1457.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES
Representing Cornell varsity student-athletes, club athletes and all sports enthusiasts, FCA meets to hear guest speakers and worship through song and prayer each Thursday at 8:00PM in the Schoelkopf Hall of Fame Room. For more information, please contact Taylor Baker (teb77@cornell.edu) or Tom Howley, (tkh1@cornell.edu).

GRADUATE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (GCF)  Facebook: Cornell GCF 2016-17
GCF is an interdenominational fellowship of graduate students and young adults from the Ithaca area. We meet weekly for Bible studies where we worship the Lord and learn about His ways and His love for us through studying the Bible. We also regularly host large group worship, service and fellowship events. All are welcome, whether you are a Christian or just curious about Christianity. For more information, please contact Rebecca Gerdes, rfg75@cornell.edu.

ITHACA COLLEGE PROTESTANT COMMUNITY  www.ithaca.edu/sacl/protestant  www.facebook.com/ICProtestantCommunity
The Protestant Community (PC) at Ithaca College is one of three faith communities with offices at Muller Chapel. Led by the Chaplain, the PC Board, and student leaders on the Council, the Protestant Community is a gathering of IC community members striving to pursue and proclaim Christ with their lives.