BUIC Members

Meet our members:

Prof. Omid Ghaemmaghami

Prof. Omid Ghaemmaghami 

Vida Rastegar-Ghaemmaghami

Vida Rastegar-Ghaemmaghami

Bahá'ís of Binghamton

Bahá’ís believe the crucial need facing humanity is to find a unifying vision of the future of society. Core Bahá’í beliefs include the oneness of God and religion, the oneness of humanity and freedom from prejudice, the progressive revelation of religious truth, the development of spiritual qualities, the integration of worship and service, the fundamental equality of the sexes, the harmony between religion and science and the centrality of justice to all human endeavours.


Pastor George LeePastor George Lee

Binghamton Chinese Christian Church

Binghamton Chinese Christian Church is a non-denominational Christian church that believes in the one true Triune God, with a special focus to the Chinese speaking community. Our regular meetings include Sunday worship services, Friday fellowships, and Wednesday prayer meetings. We welcome all brothers, sisters and faith-seekers to join us in our worship and fellowship.

Dave MaynerRev. Dave Mayner
Elizabeth MaynerElizabeth Mayner

Campus Bible Fellowship

Campus Bible Fellowship is a student-led Christian group with weekly meetings that include Bible studies, music and fellowship. We also offer various events, social activities and community service opportunities throughout the year.

Rabbi Aaron SlonimRabbi Aaron Slonim

Chabad of Binghamton

The Chabad Center services the religious, pastoral, social and
educational needs of the large Jewish demographic at Binghamton. We are a modern facility just a five minute walk from campus offering prayers thrice daily, a full roster of services, dinners on Shabbat and Jewish holidays and a full slate of classes, programs and events every day.

Rev. Elizabeth A. Ewing
Rev. Elizabeth A. Ewing

Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Episcopal Church is an open, affirming and diverse congregation seeking to share the wide, embracing, concrete love of Jesus Christ in the world. We worship in the liturgical tradition, offering many pathways of entry for seekers, doubters and all who are drawn closer to the heart of Christ.


Cheryl Ann Elfond
Rev. Dr. Cheryl Ann Elfond

Christ the King Lutheran Church

Biblically centered and actively serving our community, Christ the King is an LBGTQ-welcoming community where questions are expected and conversation is lively.

Rev. Alicia Dixon-GarrardRev. Alicia Dixon-Garrard

Community of Grace of the Southern Tier (CoGST)

Community of Grace is a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of faith where people experience wholeness of self, wholeness within their families and wholeness in their communities. Our vision is to nurture, sustain, and cultivate wholeness through advocacy for racial and ethnic justice; family peace; and the promotion of mental wellness. Find out more about our small groups and events which meet throughout the community and virtually.

Timothy DoddTimothy Dodd
Associate Pastor

Grace Point Church

Grace Point is a place to grow in your faith and relationship with Jesus Christ, to joyfully worship, serve and learn. In times of discouragement, it is a sanctuary, a shelter from the world and a place for those who are deeply hurting and searching for answers in their lives. No matter where you are in your spiritual life, Grace Point is a place for you!

Brian FreedmanBrian Freedman
Jennifer StoneJennifer Stone

Hillel Binghamton University

Hillel at Binghamton is the home to all forms of Jewish expression and is the Pluralistic Jewish Organization on Binghamton University’s campus.

Imam Anas ShaikhImam Anas Shaikh

Islamic Organization of the Southern Tier (IOST)

The Islamic Organization of the Southern Tier is located less than 2 miles from campus and is the largest mosque in the
area. It serves over 2,000 worshipers and is a place where many Binghamton University students go for the Friday services and to learn more about Islam. The local Muslim Students Association (MSA) holds weekly meetings, talks on campus and offers the Friday prayers on campus and during the school year.

Rev. Joseph WooRev. Joseph Woo

Korean Baptist Church of Binghamton

We are open to everyone who wants to know Jesus Christ. 
We'd like to serve Binghamton University students by providing spiritual guidance to accomplish their goals. If you need an advisor or a prayer, please feel free to contact us. 

Rabbi Chaim HarkavyRabbi Chaim Harkavy

MEOR Binghamton

Maimonides Leaders Fellowship (MEOR) at Binghamton provides
students with a warm and welcoming Jewish community. We offer educational, religious and social programming, as well as travel and internship opportunities throughout summer and winter recesses.

Sister Rose CasalenoSr. Rose Casaleno

Newman House

We provide diverse ministry to the campus community, offering
service, fellowship and faith-sharing opportunities. Newman
House is the place to invigorate, cultivate and encounter your
Catholic faith as a young adult.

Reverend Harold Wheat
Rev. Harold Wheat

Tabernacle United Methodist Church

Tabernacle UMC is an active downtown faith community focused on nurturing spiritual growth and serving those in need. We are intentional about dismantling oppressions and embodying inclusion.

Rabbi Barbara Coldman-WartellRabbi Barbara Goldman-Wartell

Temple Concord

Temple Concord of Binghamton, a Reform congregation affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism, represents a modern interpretation of Jewish tradition, designed to meet the individual in their search for personal Jewish meaning within the context of community.

Rev. Douglas TaylorRev. Douglas Taylor

Unitarian Universalist Congregation

At the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton, we offer a spiritual home where we explore, celebrate and cherish our interconnectedness, encourage growth and transcendence, and act with justice and compassion.

Rev. Kimberly P. ChastainRev. Kimberly P. Chastain
Rev. Becky KindigRev. Becky Kindig

United Presbyterian Church Binghamton

The United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton (PCUSA) is a progressive More Light congregation that strives to offer welcome and connection in downtown Binghamton every day. UPC is open to the community Sunday through Friday and is a place of worship, a place where you can have meaningful conversations, learn about community service or advocacy, or just come to see a friendly face — and all are invited to our free community meal every Tuesday evening.