On Campus Worship:

  • SOULfeast WORSHIP & COMMUNION (Ecumenical) 2nd Wed. of block @ 11:30 p.m.  - noonish in Allee Chapel.  Eat. Pray.  Love:  Gathering as SOULfriends around Christ’s  table for spiritual nourishment of Divine tenderness, healing wisdom, grace, & peace  through scripture, prayer, bread & wine, open minds & hearts. Everyone welcome.
  • SOULfeast BIBLE STUDY & TEA 1st Wed. of each block  @ 11:30 -  noonish in Chaplain’s Office Gathering as SOULfriends to feast on love and the Word. Chaplain’s Office is on  3rd floor Old Sem.
  • Shabbat & other Jewish observances through Jewish Student Org with support from Chaplain & Spiritual Life.
  • Bible study and worshipful experiences through other Student Senate recognized orgs like FCA and Deep Water.
  • Private prayer, meditation, Salat in Allee Chapel.

Off Campus Worship

There are hundreds of faith homes in the Mt. Vernon/Lisbon and greater CR/IC area.  See listings below as well as on the Linn County  and Iowa City/Coralville links. NOTE:  Worship times may change for these off campus services, so call ahead or check websites.

Mt.Vernon/Lisbon Area

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church8:30 a.m. praise & 11 a.m. traditional 895-6286. Two blocks from campus heading downtown (304 1st St)    
*Cornell's denominational affiliation.

Baha’i Gatherings for high school and college age: Typically Tuesdays over supper hour.  Call Nina Scott at  895-6706.  124 3rd Ave. N.

Valley View Baptist Church 5555 Mount Vernon Rd. S.E., Mt. Vernon, IA 52314 364-6267

Church or Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
 10 am Sacrament mtgs. 319 B Ave. S; Call Prof. Cardon @ x 4413.

Community Bible Church
 10:30 am Sunday worship. 940 W. Mt. Vernon Rd.  call ahead for a ride 319-895-6269

Episcopal Liturgy is often used at SOULfeast ecumenical worship on Wednesdays (chaplain is an Episcopal priest).

First Presbyterian Church 9:30 a.m.  301 1st St. Two blocks from campus heading downtown. 895-6060. 

Grace Bible Fellowship 230 E Market, Lisbon, IA 52253 (319) 455-5000

Islam—Quiblah has been established by an Imam in Allee Chapel for salat (see also CR Islamic Center).  Muslim students also make up Inter-faith Understanding & Exploration.  We'd love to reactivate our Muslim Student Association.  Let the chaplain know if you are a Cornell student, faculty, or staff person with this interest.

Jewish—Cornell’s Jewish Student Org offers Shabbat services with a full meal at least once a block as well as major Holy Day observances. 

Linn Grove Presbyterian
200 Linn Grove Road, Martelle, IA
(319) 482-7611

Lisbon United Methodist* 200 E Market, Lisbon, IA 52253 455-9929
*Cornell's denominational affiliation.

Lutheran Mo. Synod - St. Paul Lutheran Church, L.C.M.S.   8am Sunday School; 9am Worship; 10am Fellowship; 10:30am Bible Study.  895-8772.  1 block from campus near elementary school. www.splcmv.org.

Lutheran - Seeds of Faith Lutheran Church, ELCA 9 am worship, at 798 Brenneman Lane, Lisbon (on Hwy 30).  www.seedsoffaithlutheran.org.  455-2599

Roman Catholic - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
 Mass at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. Reconciliation: 8 a.m. or by appointment. 212 7th St. SE 895-6246. Two blocks from Gary's grocery. (for a ride, call Sharon Grice by Friday : 895-0809)

First Federated Evangelical Bible Church 115 N Walnut St., Lisbon  455-2436

First Presbyterian Church 301 1st Street N.W., Mt. Vernon 895-6060

Grace Bible Fellowship 230 E Market, Lisbon, IA 455-5000

Beyond Mt. Vernon

  • BUDDHIST: CR Zen Center http://www.avalon.net/~crzc/ 1618 Bever Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids 247-5986
  • Iowa City Zen Center 226 South Johnson St. 2A 319-354-1997
  • Jalandhara Buddhist Meditation Center [Tibetan] (319) 338-8755; 627 S. Govenor (off Bowery), Iowa City
  • CHRISTIAN ROMAN CATHOLIC: Immaculate Conception Mass: Sat. 5:30 p.m., Sun 9 a.m., 5p.m. SPANISH MASS at 1:30. 857 3 Ave SE Cedar Rapids. 362-7181
  • Newman Student Center 104 E Jefferson Iowa City 9:30 & 11:00 am, and 4:30pm& 6pm 1-319-337-3106
  • EPISCOPAL/ANGLICAN: Grace Episcopal 525 A Ave. NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 
  • New Song 319-351-357 7912 20th Ave, Coralville,
  • Trinity 8 :45 & 11 am 320 College St. Iowa City 319-337-3333
  • ORTHODOX: Greek Orthodox 501 A Ave. NE Cedar Rapids 364-5460
  • St. George Antiochian Easter Orthodox 3650 Cottage Grove Av SE Cedar Rapids 363-1559
  • John the Baptist Eastern Orthodox 3635 Cottage Grove Ave. SE Cedar Rapids 362-8601
  • PROTESTANT Bethel African Methodist Episcopal 512 6th St. SE Cedar Rapids 363-1251
  • Faith United Church of Christ Iowa City 609DeForest; 9:30 a.m., 1-319-338-5238
  • Father’s House Vineyard Church 5101 16th Ave SW CR 390.9300
  • First Assembly of God 393-6353, 3233 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE
  • First Christian Disciples of Christ 840 34d Av SE, Cedar Rapids
  • First Congregational Church 362 17th St. SE Cedar Rapids, 362-1926
  • First Mennonite - Iowa City 405 Myrtle Ave.
  • First Baptist/ Church of the Brethren (yoked) 5200 Northland Ave
  • Friends Meeting (Quaker) 311 N. Linn St. Iowa City 319-351-2234
  • Friends Church (Quaker) 116 N Downey St. West Branch 643-5598
  • Hope United Church of Christ 150 9 Ave Hiawatha 393-2400
  • New Covenant Bible Church 1800 46th ST. N.E. 395-0021
  • Lovely Lane United Methodist 2424 42nd St. N.E. Cedar Rapids 393-6674
  • Noelridge Baptist 1147 Clifton St. NE 393-8841
  • Mount Zion Missionary Baptist 824 8 th St. SE CR, 364-6592
  • St. Paul’s United Methodist 1340 3rd Ave. N.W. Cedar Rapids 363-2058
  • St. Stephen’ ELCA Lutheran Church 610 31st St. SE 364-2637
  • Shekinah Glory Missionary 1202 10th St. S.E. Cedar Rap. 365-7297
  • JEWISH: B’Nai B’Rith Hillel Foundation - Iowa City - 122 E. Market St. 1-319-338-0778.
  • Agudas Achim 602 E. Washington St. Iowa City 337-3813. Services
  • Temple Judah 3221 Lindsay S.E. Cedar Rapids 362-1261
  • HINDU: Hindu Temple Assoc. of Eastern Iowa 1700 Naoma Dr SW Cedar Rapids http://www.iowahindutemple.org/
  • ISLAM: Islamic Center & Mosque 362-0480; 2999 1st. Ave SW, CR
  • Islamic Society of Iowa City 114 E. Prentiss Street - Iowa City, IA (319) 354-6167
  • UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST: The People's Church - UU 600 3 rd Ave. SE Cedar Rapids 366-4622
  • Unitarian Universalist Society 10 S. Gilbert St. Iowa City 337-3443