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Religious Ministries

University Chaplain's Office/Religious Ministries Office
Bingham Hall (BM), lower level, Entryway D
Old Campus

University Chaplain and Pastor of the Church of Christ in Yale: Rev. Frederick J. Streets; BO22 BM
Chaplain's Office, (203) 432-1128

The space for the University Chaplain's and Yale Religious Ministries offices is equipped with administrative offices, two classrooms, a conference room, a Muslim prayer space and a Buddhist prayer space. For further information about specific ministries affiliated with the University, see the listings below.

University Public Worship

Church of Christ in Yale
Pastor: Rev. Frederick J. Streets
Associate University Chaplain: Ms. Shamsad Sheikh
Associate University Pastor: Rev. Martha Highsmith
Program Coordinator, Church of Christ in Yale: Susan Olsen
Battell Chapel, corner of Elm and College streets, (203) 432-1128

Baha'i Faith
Baha'i Association of New Haven
Student contact: Abbas Mahvash, abbas.mahvash@yale.edu

Indigo Blue: a center for Buddhism at Yale University
Chaplain: Bruce Blair, indigoblue@snet.net
Bingham Hall, lower level

Roman Catholic
St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel and Center
Chaplain: Rev. Robert Beloin
Associate Chaplain: Rev. Mark Villano
268 Park St., (203) 777-5537

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
(Dominican Friars)
Priest: Father William Holt, OP
5 Hillhouse Ave.; (203) 562-6193, www.op.org

Protestant Denominational Churches
Episcopal Church at Yale
Chaplain: Rev. Nihal De Lanerolle
(203) 789-6387; (203) 432-5401

Luther House (The Lutheran Ministry at Yale)
Pastor: Rev. Carl Sharon
27 High St., (203) 432-1139

First and Summerfield United
Methodist Church
425 College St., (203) 624-2521

First Presbyterian Church, PC (USA)
Co-Pastors: Revs. Maria LaSala and Bill Goettler
704 Whitney Ave., (203) 562-5664

Whitney Avenue Church of Christ
(Church of Christ)
Pastor: Rev. Stanley Baldwin
2141 Whitney Ave., (203) 248-7431

Yale Vedanta Society
Contact: Siddarth Sivaprakasam, siddharth.sivaprakasam@yale.edu

Prayer Space, Bingham Hall lower level

Yale Hindu Council

Prayer Space, Bingham Hall lower level

Muslim Students Association
Contact: Iman Dawood Yasin, (203) 777-9255
Student contacts: Gul Raza '06 (gul.raza@yale.edu), Arafat Razzaque '06 (arafat.razzaque@yale.edu)

Yale Hillel Foundation
Director, Yale Hillel and Jewish
Chaplain at Yale: Rabbi James E. Ponet, james.ponet@yale.edu
Associate Rabbi: Rabbi Lina Grazier-Zerbarini, rabbi.lina@yale.edu
Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale
80 Wall St., (203) 432-1134
Executive director, Slifka Center: Amy Aaland

Orthodox Jews at Yale (a.k.a. OJay)
Religious Services Director, Religious Adviser: Rabbi Jason Rappaport, Jewish Learning Initiative

The Unitarian Society of New Haven
Minister: Rev. Kathleen McTigue
700 Hartford Tpke., Hamden
(203) 288-1807

New Haven Friends Meeting
225 East Grand Ave., (203) 468-7364
Contact: Maureen Lopes, (203) 245-9682

In addition to these, there are a number of on-campus religious groups or organizations, including Athletes in Action; the Black Church at Yale University; Campus Crusade for Christ; Orthodox Christian Fellowship; and Reformed University Fellowship. For information, call (203) 432-1128.


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