Campus Ministries

Below is a list of Christian Ministries on the Cornell and Ithaca 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.

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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,, 513-575-6839.
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 Barb Westin ( or
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: Charlie Qian and Xinran Pan
College Town Bible Fellowship (CTBF) is a new bilingual English-Mandarin fellowship targeting young families, professionals, and students in Ithaca collegetown area. We have dinner, testimonies, and signing together. Childcare is provided as well. Meetings on Fridays from 5.30pm to 7.30pm in St Luke Lutheran Church, next to College Town Bagels in Collegetown. For more information, please check out the facebook page at: or contact Paul Epp –
Mainly overseas Chinese students and scholars, therefore using Mandarian as the primary language.  We seek peace, hope and love in Jesus Christ through Bible study, discussion and activities.  CCCF meets every Friday night at the First Ithaca Chinese Church. For more information, please contact:  Chieh-Ren Hsia,, 315-439-0537.
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  (, David and Beth Larson (International Students, Inc.;, Kristy Perano (
Join parents and others in prayer via conference call. For details contact
CRU  (Formerly Campus Crusade for Christ)
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 ( ) 308-293-1457.
Representing Cornell-varsity athletes, club athletes, high-school athletes, sports enthusiasts, etc.  FCA meets to hear a guest speaker and worship through song and prayer each Thursday at 8:30 PM in the Schoelkopf Hall of Fame Room, as well as each Sunday at Men and Women’s Bible Studies. For more information, please contact Jake Waltman ( and Tom Howley,
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 Jessy Price,
IVCF is the multi-ethnic chapter of IV focused on reaching the whole campus.  Together with our sister chapter AAIV, our vision is to see Cornell students and faculty transformed, the campus renewed and world changers developed.  We invite you to join us at one of our weekly large groups, small groups, outreach or prayer meetings.   Staffworker: Stephan Teng,, (201) 673-5458.  Student contacts:  Cindy Wu,, 408-858-5788 – Jonathan Weng,, 513-575-6839.
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.
Navigators is a Christian fellowship at Cornell that aims to provide an environment where individuals can share their faith, support each other, advance the gospel, and develop into men and woman of God. We desire to “Know Christ and to Make Him Known” through discipleship and equipping each other to make an impact on those around us for God’s glory. Large group fellowship meets on Thursday nights in Rockefeller Hall, and members meet weekly with discipleship partners at various times and locations. Contact Marissa Rice,