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Meet the CURW Chaplains

The Office of Spirituality and Meaning Making (OSMM), housed in Anabel Taylor Hall, is home to Cornell United Religious Work (CURW). CURW is comprised of over two dozen affiliated chaplaincies that offer programs of worship, study, service, and social life, as well as opportunities for students to engage in interfaith dialogue. Founded in 1929, CURW is among the oldest multi-faith college campus ministry organizations in the nation. Read more about the CURW Chaplains below. 

Chabad at Cornell

Learn more about Chabad at Cornell and meet the chaplains using the links below.

Rabbi Eli Silbertein
Dr. Chana Silberstein
Rabbi Dovid Birk
Rebbitzen Miri Birk 

Cornell Hillel - Yudowitz Center for Jewish Campus Life

Cornell Roman Catholic Community

Learn more about Cornell Roman Catholic Community and meet their chaplain using the links below.

Fr. Daniel T. McMullin

Chesterton House - A Center for Christian Studies

Christian Science

Learn more about Christian Science and meet the chaplains using the links below.

Kit Umbach

CRU Cornell

Learn more about CRU Cornell and meet their staff using the links below.

JW Betts
Stephanie Betts 

Episcopal Church at Cornell (Anglican)

Learn more about Episcopal Church at Cornell (Anglican) and meet their chaplain using the links below.

Rev. Taylor Daynes

First Ithaca Chinese Christian Church

Learn more about First Ithaca Chinese Christian Church and meet the chaplains using the links below.

Paul Epp 
Bin Tang 

International Ministries, Inc.

Learn more about International Ministries, Inc. and meet their chaplain using the links below.

David Larson

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Asian American InterVarsity

Learn more about Asian American InterVarsity.

Korean Church @ Cornell (KCC)

Learn more about Korean Church @ Cornell (KCC) and meet their chaplain using the links below.

Hong Pyo Ha

Latter Day Saints

Learn more about Latter Day Saints.

Lutheran (ECLA)

Learn more about Lutheran (ECLA) and meet the chaplains using the links below.

Pastor Laurie J. Carson 
Vicar Hierald Osorto

Lutheran (Missouri Synod)

Learn more about Lutheran (Missouri Synod) and meet their chaplain using the links below.

Pastor Rob Foote 

Muslim Life

Learn more about Muslim Educational and Cultural Association (MECA) and meet the Muslim Life chaplain using the links below.

Yasin Ahmed

New Life Presbyterian (PCA)

Learn more about New Life Presbyterian (PCA) and meet their chaplain using the links below.

Steve Froehlich 

Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF)

Learn more about Orthodox Christian Fellowship and meet the chaplains using the links below.

Father Joel N. Brady 
Father Stephen W. Gousios

Protestant Cooperative Ministry (PCM)

Quakers (Friends)

Learn more about Quakers (Friends) and meet the chaplains using the links below.
Tommy Brown

Unification Church

Learn more about the Unification Church and meet the chaplains using the links below. 

Ann Hoover 
Charles Hoover 

Unitarian Universalist, Humanists, Freethinkers

Learn more about Unitarian Universalist, Humanists, Freethinkers and meet their chaplain using the links below. 

Margaret Weiss

Vineyard

Learn more about Vineyard and meet their chaplain using the links below. 

Ward Davis

Zen Buddhist

Learn more about Zen Buddhism and meet their chaplain using the links below. 

Shindo Christopher Christensen