Spiritual Life

Buddhist

Catholic

Hindu

Islamic

Jewish

Muslim

Protestant

The Alfred community and its surrounding area offer a wide range of spiritual opportunities for Alfred University students. Religious communities in the village and beyond welcome student participation and many religious groups offer on campus activities and programs specifically designed for University students.

Alfred area religious organizations are listed below with contact information. General questions may be directed to Laurie DeMott , Alfred University Interfaith Advisor; 607-587-8738.

Buddhist

Falling Leaf Sangha
Weekly Meditation Sunday 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miller Center 301, Alfred University Campus
Contact: Dr. Ben Howard
Email
www.fallingleafsangha.blogspot.com

Catholic

St. Jude Center for Catholic Campus Ministry
Masses Saturday 11:00 a.m., Sunday 6:30 p.m.* (*when Alfred University and/or SUNY are in session)
Lower Campus Drive, (across from 10 Elm)
Alfred State College Campus
Contact the pastoral team: Father Sean DiMaria, Christopher Yarnal,
607-587-9411
Email
Alfred University Email
Facebook page

Hindu

Hindu Temple of Rochester
Open every day except Wednesdays
120 Pinnacle Rd, Pittsford NY 14534
585-427-8091
Contact: Mrs. Usha Nagabhshana, phone 607-276-6790 
Email
www.hindutempleofrochester.com

Islamic

Islamic Center of Rochester
727 Westfall Rd.
Rochester, New York 14620
Contact: 585-442-0117

Jewish

Hillel
Kiddush and dinner 6:30 p.m.
Hillel House
18 South Main Street
Alfred, NY
Contact: Dr. Larry Greil
607-587-8694 or 607-871-2885
Email
Facebook page

Muslim

Muslim Prayer Service
Islamic Society of the Southern Tier
3335 Buffalo Road,
Olean, NY 14706, USA
Contact: 716-373-6263
Email

Muslim Prayer Space
Brick Hall Room 105
Open for students to pray 5 times a day and carry out any tasks of the Muslim Faith Students may email Mawia Elawad at me6@alfred.edu to learn more about access and getting a key. You may also sign a key out at the ICU in the Campus Center. An AU ID number will be required.

Protestant (In Alfred)

Alfred Assembly of Christians
Sunday Remembrance 9:30 a.m.
Family Bible Hour 11 a.m
Gothic Chapel, corner of Ford and Sayles Streets
Friday Bible Study in Almond, 8 p.m.
Call for info or a ride.
Contact: Tom Steere
607-276-6380
On Facebook
Email

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Student Chapel Worship Sunday 11:00 a.m.
An Interdenominational On Campus Ministry
Howell Hall, Alfred University
Contact: Roger and Sandy McGraw
607-587-8665
Email
www.alfredintervarsity.com

Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
Worship and Praise Celebration Sunday 10:00 a.m.
1474 Randolph Road

Bible Study Body Life: “God’s Environment for Spiritual Discovery”  7:00 p.m. Wednesdays
Alfred University: Kenyon Allen Room, Powell Campus Center
Alfred State College: Room 106/Physical Health and Science Building

We also have a variety of weekly on and off campus activities that you can find on our web page. Please feel free to contact one of our pastors or our club advisor if you have any questions. Transportation is available to all off campus activities and events.

Contact:
Pastor Roger Gardner,  607-382-4217
Pastor Penny Gardner,  607-382-4218
Student Minister/Club Advisor Emily Smith, 607-382-5075
Web: www.lcfalfred.org
Facebook Page

First Seventh Day Baptist Church
Worship Sabbath (Saturday) 11:00 a.m.
5 Church Street
Contact: G. Douglas Clarke
607-769-0769
Email
www.forministry.com/USNYSDBGCFSDBC

Union University Church: all denominations
Worship Sunday 10:30 a.m
For sermon podcasts, go to church website or look up "Reverend DeMott's sermons" in iTunes
5 Church Street
Contact: Rev. Laurie DeMott,
607-587-8738
Email
www.unionuniversitychurch.org

United Methodist Church
Worship Saturday 5:00 p.m.
1389 Moland Road
Contact: Pastor Stephen Crowell
716-982-6469
Email

Protestant (Within five miles of Alfred)

Abundant Life Ministries Worship Sunday 10:00 a.m., Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
7083 Route 21
Almond, NY
Contact: Pastor Everett Hasper
607-661-5345
Email
www.almcommunity.org

Alfred-Almond Bible Church
Worship Sunday 10:30 a.m.
6751 Route 21
Almond, NY
Contact: Pastor John Prince
607-276-6700
www.aabible.org

CRU Campus Ministry
Contact: Brent Reynolds
607-382-4302
Email

Almond Union of Churches (American Baptist/Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.)
Worship Sunday 10:30 a.m.
11 Main Street
Almond, NY
Contact: Pastor Charlie Emerson
607-276-6151
Email
www.almcommunity.org

Hornell Alfred Unitarian Universalist Society
Meets second and fourth Sundays of the month at 10:30 a.m. (unless otherwise noted on the HAUUS website)
198 Main St.
Hornell, NY
Contact: 607-698-5408 or 607-522-7803
hauus.wordpress.com

Seventh Day Baptist Church -- Alfred Station: “Baptist with a Difference”
“A 3 C church: Connect - Care- Community”
Sabbath School 9:45 a.m.
Worship Hour Sabbath (Saturday) 11:00 a.m.
587 Route 244
Alfred Station, NY
(The Big White building down from Robert Lawrence Trucking, Canacadea Country Store, Baker's Bridge Antiques; up from The Bicycleman, Hi tech Ceramics, Way to Grow Florist, Alfred Knitting Studio, Across from Hill Bottom Pottery)   

Transportation is Available
Live Streaming of Sabbath Worship Hour
Contact: Rev. Dr. Ken Chroniger,
607-587-9545
Email
www.alfredstationsdb.org

Links to other religious sites
The Bible On-line
Islamic Calendar of North America
Calendar of Jewish Holy Days
On-Line Koran
Interfaith Calendar

Contact
Laurie DeMott
AU Interfaith Advisor
607-587-9288
Email

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