Spiritual Life

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 campus activities and programs specifically designed for University students.

St. Jude Center for Catholic Campus Ministry/Newman Club

Mass Sunday 6:45 am
Lower College Drive, (across from 10 Elm)
Alfred State College Campus

Additional Activities:
Monday 7 pm, Bible Study, lounge
Tuesday 6 pm, Newman Club Meeting, Lounge
Wednesday 6 pm, Adoration, Chapel
Thursday 7 pm, Women’s Group, Lounge
Friday 7 pm, Men’s Group, Lounge
Saturday Social Events (watch for announcements)

Alfred events

For information, contact: Mrs. Usha Nagabhshana, phone 607-276-6790

Hindu Temple of Rochester
Open every day except Wednesdays
120 Pinnacle Rd
Pittsford NY 14534

Muslim Prayer Space

Prayer space is available in the Gothic (across the street from the Alumni Hall Parking Lot.) Students may sign a key out from Emma McDowell in the Student Experience Office, Powell Campus Center. An AU ID number will be required.

Islamic Center of Rochester
727 Westfall Rd.
Rochester, New York 14620


Kiddush Friday 5:30 p.m.
Hillel House 18 South Main Street
Alfred, NY
Contact: Dr. Larry Greil
607-587-8694 or 607-382-2990

Alfred Assembly of Christians

Anyone interested in virtual meetings or private conversation regarding Bible study or spiritual matters may contact

Lighthouse Christian Fellowship

Worship and Praise Celebration Sunday 10:30 a.m.
1498 Randolph Road

Contact: Pastor Roger Gardner, 607-382-4217
Campus Pastor Desmond Davis, 585-382-9828
LCF Club Advisor David Snyder, 607-382-5308
Email Lighthouse
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First Seventh Day Baptist Church

Worship Sabbath (Saturday) 11:00 a.m.
SDB Parish House
4 West University
Alfred, NY
Text us at 585-610-0096

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship: A College Ministry.

Student Chapel Worship Sunday 11:00 a.m. , Howell Hall, Alfred University
”THRIVE” Bible Study (large group Bible discussion) Friday 7:30 p.m. Kenyon Allen Room Powell Campus Center
Weekly student-led Bible studies
Contact: Roger and Sandy McGraw

Union University Church: a welcoming and affirming church and a place for you near your campus

Worship Sunday 10:30 a.m.
5 Church Street (in the Seventh Day Baptist building)
Contact: Reverend Dr. Roberto Che Espinoza

KonXions United Methodist Church

Worship Sunday 9:45 am, except last Sunday of the month.
1389 Moland Road
Contact: Pastor Stephen Crowell
Youtube @KonXions

Abundant Life Ministries

Worship Sunday 10:00 a.m., Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
7083 Route 21
Almond, NY
Contact: Pastor Everett Hasper

Alfred-Almond Bible Church

Adult Bible Fellowship Sunday 9:30 am
Worship Sunday 10:30 a.m.
Vintage Young Adult Ministry - Find "Vintage Alfred" on Facebook
6751 Route 21
Almond, NY
Contact: Church Office, 607-276-6700
Pastor Ken Shutt, 607-276-2334
Email: Church
Email: Pastor Ken Shutt

Almond Community Church

Worship Service with Bible Teaching Sunday 10:30 a.m.
Bible Hour 9:30 am
Children's Ministry available during worship
Additional Activities: Women's Bible Study, Wednesdays 10 am, Men's Bible Study Wednesday 10 am
Women's Prayer group, Friday 10 am
Food Pantry open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9 am - 12 pm or call for an appointment
11 Main Street
Almond, NY
Contact: Pastor Scott DuMond

Hornell Alfred Unitarian Universalist Society

Meetings second and fourth Sundays 10:30 a.m.
Contact: 607-698-4508 or 607-382-6348

Seventh Day Baptist Church – Alfred Station: "Baptist with a Difference"

Worship Hour Sabbath (Saturday) 11:00 a.m.
Sabbath School (Saturday) 9:45 a.m. (Bible Study Classes for all ages)
Children Church : After Special Music in the Worship Hour (Grades up to 3rd Grade)
Wednesday 10: 00 am "Helping Hand" Bible Study, Christian Education Building
Thursday 2:00 pm Bible Study Maple Street Apartments
585 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)
Contact: Rev. Dr. Ken Chroniger
Live Streaming of Sabbath Worship Hour
On Facebook and Youtube: search for Alfred Seventh Day Baptist Church