The Black Church at Yale (BCAY)
211 Park Street, Afro-American Cultural Center.
Pastor Dexter B. Upshaw Jr.
We are a Christian interdenominational church that worships in the African-American tradition. We provide opportunities for young adults to actively become involved with a church geared towards the needs of young people at Yale and the Greater New Haven community. The church is governed by its lay, undergraduate and graduate members and serves its communities though an array of ministries. Visit bcay.org for details.
If you're seeking an environment where you are free to nurture your personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ, please join us during the regularly scheduled worship services**:
**Active only during the academic year
Yale Christian Fellowship--Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
YCF is a group of students who want to learn about who Jesus is and what it means to be His followers at Yale. We seek to be a community that bears witness to God's goodness and love for humanity.
We would love to have you join us at any of our events and activities, including our Friday Night all-fellowship meetings, midweek Bible studies, weekend retreats, and overseas or inner-city missions project. For more details, please visit our website at www.yale.edu/ycf.
Yale Students for Christ--Campus Crusade for Christ
Campus Crusade for Christ is an interdenominational student organization with an emphasis on exploring and developing a personal faith in Jesus Christ. We are committed to understanding the fullness of the Christian Gospel in an intelligent and biblically thoughtful manner. WE seek as well to foster conversation and dialogue on subjects of religious belief and practice as it pertains to issues of concern in an academic setting.
Our activities include weekly Life Together groups (Bible study groups for upperclassmen by residential college), freshman Bible studies, a weekly large group gathering for fellowship, worship and teaching (Thursdays at 7 PM), men's and women's nights, retreats and conferences, socials, and various lectures and presentations on campus.
The Rivendell Institute, a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, concentrates on graduate students and faculty and is dedicated to thoughtful reflection on the issues of the age and to revitalizing a witness to the Christian gospel in all the life and labors of the university.
For more details, please visit www.yalestudentsforchrist.org.
Athletes in Action
Staff: Craig Luekens
Athletes in Action at Yale develops student-leaders with a passion for God and compassion for others as an expression of their commitment to Jesus Christ. AIA sponsors a large group weekly meeting, small group bible studies, social gatherings as well as opportunities for community service through mentoring at risk youth in New Have along with sport clinics as a way of outreach to the New Haven community.
AIA sponsors an annual Harvard-Yale-Princeton fall leadership conference along with a winter retreat in February for Ivy league and NE schools. During the past few summer, several Yale students have attended our leadership camp in Colorado and traveled internationally competing on Athletes in Action sports teams.
Living Water (Christian A cappella group)
Living Water is a Christian singing group dedicated to worshipping God and drawings others to a closer relationship with Him. With our mouths, we sing, pray, and share the Gospel of Jesus our Lord; with our lives, we act and live according to the Christ we preach. We do these things through the leading of the Holy Spirit, who is the true Living Water.
For more details, please visit www.yale.edu/lh2o/.
Other Christian Ministries at Yale
For a list and descriptions of other Christian groups and churches on campus, please visit the Yale University Chaplain's Christian Ministry Page.