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The Chaplain & Spiritual Life office sponsors a wide variety of opportunities for spiritual growth and exploration, worship and devotion, social justice and service, as well as unity amid diversity. Check out the Religious Life events calendar for a full listing. To be on a mailing list for these and other religious life happenings, e-mail the Chaplain at e-mail address:

Sampler of Cornell Spiritual Life Offerings:

On going

MEET ME AT THE PEACE POLE  - 5 minutes every Tuesdays @ 8:45 a.m.   Amid political and other differences we gather to pass the peace, to name in 5 words or less places in the world in need of healing, and also to name where in the past week we’ve glimpsed life’s goodness and beauty.
Rain or shine @ The Peace Pole beside Allee Chapel 

MEDITATION, MINDFULNESS, & MIND-BODY-SPIRIT PRACTICES - Fridays 11:15 - noon Allee Chapel (not Block Breaks)

BE THE PEACE:  50 Day Meditation Challenge for Personal and Communal Healing

SOULfeast Bible Study & Tea with SOULfriends @ the Chaplain's Office - 1st Wed. of block @ 11:30 - noonish (3rd floor Old Sem)  

SOULfeast WORSHIP w/COMMUNION (Ecumenical) - 2nd Wed. of block @ 11:30 - noonish in Allee Chapel

CATHOLIC MASS once a block in Allee (t.b.a.) 

SHABBAT & OTHER  JEWISH SERVICES - see Jewish Student Union webpage

SUSTAINED DIALOGUE Learning and applying international conflict resolution skills for a lifetime of citizenship and bridge building amid differences. 

JUSTICE FOR OUR NEIGHBORS  A monthly volunteer opportunity working with an immigration attorney to help immigrants navigate the complicated and difficult legal path toward citizenship (Sign up through Civic Engagement.  Location: Lovely Lane United Methodist Church in CR). 


  • 9/11 Inter-Spiritual Observance for NATIONAL & GLOBAL HEALING 12:30 p.m. @ Peace Pole beside Allee Chapel.
  • BE THE PEACE: U.N. International Day of Peace Compassion Meditation & Peace Cranes Sept. 21 @ 11:30, Peace Pole beside Allee Chapel and along the Ped Mall.
  • UMC Bishop Trimble giving the all campus Opening Convo on Diversity & Inclusion at this difficult time in our nation's history— Sept. 22 11:10, King Chapel
  • ROSH HASHANAHרֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה  with NEW YEAR MEAL & TISHLICH (Jewish tradition of self-reflection and release of sins in stream) on Chaplain's acreage with Jewish Student Union, Oct 2.
  • CROP WALK for LOCAL & GLOBAL HUNGER RELIEF Oct. 2 (1:30 registration and 2 p.m. departure from the MV Presbyterian Church).
  • NAVRATRI HINDU FESTIVAL DANCE on the OC Oct 1 or 11 (t.b.a.) Co-sponsored with Slick Shoes.
  • CALLED TO ORDAINED MINISTRY? DISCERNMENT CONVERSATION with Vanderbilt Divinity School rep. Oct.3 @ 3:15. Location t.b.a
  • HELLO FROM THE OTHER SIDE – Oct. 19th, 11:30 Sharing our stories of meaningful signs and synchronicities involving deceased loved ones and friends (Allee Chapel).
  • Rwanda Genocide speaker— Nov. 15 11:10
  • Self & Post-Election Day Compassion:
    Inter-Spiritual Wisdom from Buddhist Perspective on Healing Fear, Frustration, & Hate.  Nov. 16 11:30


MEDITATION, MINDFULNESS, & MIND-BODY-SPIRIT PRACTICES Fridays each block, 11:15-noon in Allee Chapel (not block breaks).  Learning & support to start or deepen your practice.  Includes:

  • A more skillful relationship with anxious thoughts
  • Improved psycho-physiological and spiritual wellbeing
  • Mindfully living in the present moment
  • Increased awareness of oneness with the Sacred and all beings
  • Intentionally living as an instrument of healing peace 
  • Inter-spiritual healing wisdom.